Jaipur Literature Festival- a celebration of Books, Ideas and Dialogues

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ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival to be held between 21 and 25 January. Get yourself to Jaipur so that you don’t miss out on the big whooping JLF talks of this year, as the best of authors and thinkers will be right here for Jaipur Lit Festival, the list includes –

# India’s most beloved and prolific storyteller Ruskin Bond;

# This year’s Man Booker Prize winner Marlon James;

# India’s most celebrated psychoanalyst and author Sudhir Kakar;

# Actor and comedian-Stephen Fry,

# Hindi journalist, poet and novelist- Uday Prakash,

# Leading figure of modern Indian literature; Alka Saraogi,

# Hindi novelist and short story writer; Colm Tóibín ,

# Canadian writer; poet, novelist and essayist Margaret Atwood;

# French economist and global voice on wealth and income inequality Thomas Piketty;

# Creator of one of the landmarks of modern American literature Tales of the City Armistead Maupin;

# And activist and writer Bant Singh,

# Also, a special session on sports titled India at Play , catch up with Suresh Menon, Anil Kumble, Ronojoy Sen, Baichung Bhutia and Sidin Vadukut.

#An Unsuitable Boy– Karan Johar, film director, screenwriter, actor and television personality, reminiscing about his childhood with his biographer Poonam Saxena

The Zee Jaipur Literature Festival will come up with some International Dialogue Topics-

Migration and Partition –across political, cultural and geographical landscapes.

Navigating Modernity- societies, customs, traditions

Privacy- modern issues around privacy with Homi K. Bhabha

For details, visit Festival’s website www.jaipurliteraturefestival.org and also track updates on the Festival’s new mobile app available for Apple and Android devices.

Meals, Music and Concerts a lot more to look during Jaipur Literature Festival 🙂

Ensure to register before the festival starts either online and on ground registration will be available at the Festival venue, Diggi Palace, from January 17th to January 20th, free of cost.


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