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Entertainment  /  Published 05.04.22

Anthony Horowitz gets candid

Anthony Horowitz is no stranger to fans of mystery and suspense. A prolific writer for both young adult and adult readers — think The Diamond Brothers series, the Alex Rider series, the play Min...
By Priyanka Roy 

Books  /  Published 08.02.21

JLF 2021 goes virtual

Remembering this time last year when Diggi Palace in Jaipur was bustling with people traversing from one stage to the other, we timidly entered the beautiful venue of 1AQ in Mehrauli, New Delhi, for a...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 31.01.19

I am Jeffrey Archer: Author to vendor

All-time favourite novel The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas). Marvellous piece of storytelling. Close behind would be Stefan Zweig's Beware of Pity. Favourite novel written by you... Th...
By Ushnota Paul

Books  /  Published 09.03.19

Ben Okri on his ‘unavoidably’ political poems

We are at the Jaipur Literature Festival being held at Diggi Palace. It’s a bitterly cold afternoon in Jaipur. We find Ben Okri — who won the Man Booker Prize in 1991 for his book The Famished Roa...
By Ushnota Paul

Culture  /  Published 23.01.20

Beyond JLF: The rise of lit fests

If sales aren’t huge, how do publishers benefit from literature festivals? Sayantan Ghosh, senior commissioning editor at Simon & Schuster India says that the buzz created by lit fests is what m...
By Smita Tripathi

Books  /  Published 15.02.20

Vehement humorist

“But a childhood experience has taught him that loss is intrinsic to love, and Felix realises that he can only be truly happy if his wife is sleeping with another man.”...
By Shrestha Saha

Opinion  /  Published 22.01.19

Bringing back cultural electricity

Come January comes the procession of literature festivals, with writers passing through the city, waving parsimoniously to the local faithful like cardinals on their way to a really, really big cathed...
By Ruchir Joshi

Books  /  Published 14.03.19

Don't follow the crowd: Writer Reni Eddo-Lodge

So why are you no longer talking about race with white people?Well, I think I tried to adequately explain my position in the book… beginning with the blog post that I wrote about five years ago.What...
By Ushnota Paul

Books  /  Published 08.06.20

Future of literature fests

Freytag’s dramatic structure, if marked against the backdrop of our current state of being, would suggest that we are in the climax of our very own Shakespearean tragedy. We were ‘introduced’ to...
By Shrestha Saha


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