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The Global Novel: Margaret Atwood, Colm Toibin, Aleksandar Hemon, David Grossman, Sulaiman Addonia, Sunjeev Sahota in conversation with Chiki Sarkar

The sun was shining brightly during a particularly chilly winter morning when a large number of readers gathered at the JLF’s Charbagh tent. Some tweeting, some clicking selfies, some reading, and everyone waiting with racing heartbeats for their literary idol – Margaret Atwood. And finally, there she was! As Chiki Sarkar introduced the panel which was […]

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The Unsuitable Boy – With Karan Johar, Shobhaa De and Poonam Saxena

Finally, that time of the year is here and book lovers couldn’t be more rejoiced! Jaipur Literature Festival is back with its 2016 edition and it’s bigger, better and merrier! We met with an enthusiastic crowd of readers on the very first day of the Fest. And even though it was a weekday, Diggi Palace […]

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8 People you’ll meet at the Jaipur Literature Fest 2016

The Newbie Probably lost, doesn’t know what he is doing, you’ll find him with a map trying to pinpoint his location. Might be saying things like, “I must be near the Margaret Atwood lecture.” He probably isn’t. The Veteran They’ve been attending the Jaipur Lit Fest since 2006 and they know all the ins and […]

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KICKASS FACTS ABOUT AUTHORS BORN IN NOVEMBER

“Winter is coming.” The ‘Game of Thrones’ fans at Random House India would not allow a blog about winter to get published without the aforementioned lines! With the temperature dropping each day and the nights getting longer, how amazing is it to cozy up and read your favourite book? This month’s edition of ‘Kickass facts about […]

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Authors who overcame great adversities

Being a writer doesn’t necessarily guarantee fame, fortune and success. Looking at what the great literary geniuses have achieved, usually tends to deceive us. We forget that they are mere mortals – like us. They go through many of the problems we have faced at some points in our lives. Some have been through worse. […]

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