Namita Gokhale's new book, Jaipur Journals, is a glimpse into multiple stories unfolding over five days of JLF
In Namita Gokhale’s Jaipur Journals, we are taken in five days through the lives of some interesting characters who are in one capacity or another part of what is often referred to as the Kumbh Mela of Literature, the Jaipur Literature Festival.
Zee JLF 2020 Day 4: On stage — Abhijit Banerjee, climate change and travel writing; off stage — a rowdy crowd
Overhearing a fellow attendee at Day 4 of the Zee JLF 2020 tell his friend, 'Celebrities dikha raha hai toh bol, warna time waste mat kar', I hoped the rather dramatic session featuring Rajdeep Sardesai and Sachin Pilot lived up to his expectations | Harsh Pareek writes
Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Five detained for sloganeering against CAA during a session; police releases them after a warning
A group of activists, holding a tambourine, shouted slogans against the new citizenship law, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditya Nath during a session at the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020.
Social Media Has Divided Society will draw a curtain on the 2020 edition of Zee JLF. It will be a debate between authors, poets and journalists such as John Lancaster, Nilanjana Roy, Rana Ayyub, Marcus du Sautoy and Faye D'Souza, moderated by Sonia Singh
If Howard Jacobson came off as witty in yesterday's session [at the Jaipur Literature Festival], the man just absolutely let loose in this one. He talked about how his fiction comes from a place of shame and desperation, and described how if he ends up writing a bit too much on a particular day, he 'projectile vomits' it all next morning
Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Abhijit Banerjee, Sarah Parcak to discuss economics, archaeology on Day 4
The Travel Session promises to be an interesting panel with well-known authors such as Katie Hickman, Howard Jacobson, Elizabeth Gilbert and Hessler, moderated by JLF co-director William Dalrymple
Zee JLF 2020: On Day 2, a wide-ranging discussion on surveillance and data, and Howard Jacobson's musings on writers
A somewhat muted Day 2 of Zee JLF 2020 kicked off with Howard Jacobson sharing quite a bit of wisdom and advice with the morning audience. The day's most compelling session was the one featuring Martin Goodman, Jairam Ramesh and David Wallace-Wells.
Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Elizabeth Gilbert, Roger Highfield to discuss fiction, Harry Potter on Day 3
For all Potter-heads, the evening session on Day 3 of the Jaipur Literature Festival on The Science of Harry Potter is one to look forward to. This will be a discussion between author Roger Highfield and Keshava Guha.
Zee JLF 2020: Inspiring personalities, present-day challenges, poetry and food dominate Day 1 conversations
Marie Colvin to Susan Sontag, the greatest challenges confronting humanity today, Krishnendu Ray and Asma Khan's food stories — Day 1 of the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020 had many engaging moments
Portuguese politician and author Bruno Maçães and playwright and novelist Damian Barr will be among the speakers on Day 2 of the Jaipur Literature Festival
Audiences attending the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) can look forward to a plethora of writers, poets and activists who will be conversing on a range of topics from history to politics to artificial intelligence at the five-day literary extravaganza
Monkey business at the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: An exceptionally handy guide to the 13th edition
The 13th edition of the JLF to kick off on 23 January, featuring over 200 sessions spread across five days.
Jaipur Literature Festival 2019 announces international editions with debut events in Belfast, Canada and Australia
The Jaipur Literature Festival is expanding internationally, with editions at new venues for its 2019 season. There will be debut events in Belfast, Canada and Australia.
48 life-changing lessons from the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2019; or, the One Listicle to Rule Them All
Lesson No. 2: At the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival, free water and career advice are always just around the corner. Both served matter-of-factly by strangers.
In a conversation with Firstpost at the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2019, Man Booker Prize winning-author Yann Martel spoke about his book The High Mountains of Portugal and his upcoming book based on the Trojan War; his writing process and advice for budding writers.
At the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival, artist Nishant Jain's project SneakyArt captures ordinary yet evocative moments
US-based freelance writer and illustrator Nishant Jain's SneakyArt project showcases the beauty in everyday urban life through ‘sneaky spots’ in public places, from cafés and bars to museums and parks.
Perumal Murugan: 'Our society doesn’t have the right attitude towards reading and engaging with a book'
Today, with six novels, four collections of short stories and four anthologies of poetry in his folio, Perumal Murugan is not only a crucial voice in Tamil literature, but also a professor of the same.
In a conversation with Firstpost at the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2019, Audrey Truschke, assistant professor of history at Rutgers University, spoke about her latest book Aurangzeb: The Man and The Myth; the social-media backlash that followed upon publishing of the book, and the resulting impact.
Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2019: Literary conversations, underwhelming debate bring Day 5 to a close
The final day of the 12th (and among the coldest) edition/s of the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2019 kicked off with a conversation between Irvine Welsh and Chandrahas Choudhury.
Author André Aciman on writing a love story, rejecting labels and turning a fashion story into a treatise on longing