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Online edition of JLF London to feature names like Vidya Balan and Bernardine Evaristo

This is the seventh edition of the annual literary event

Published on 28th August 2020
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On our reading list, five books to check out this week

From The Comeback by Ella Berman to Little Disasters by Sarah Vaughan

Published on 24th August 2020
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British master of fiction Neil Gaiman set to star in JLF Brave New World online lit series 

British author Neil Gaiman will be in conversation with author and journalist Nilanjana S Roy in the JLF Brave New World online literature series.

Published on 19th June 2020
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'Free-flowing exchange of ideas must be kept alive': Sanjoy Roy says Jaipur Lit Fest will brave out challenges 

"It's too early to look at what form the Jaipur Lit Fest will take for 2021. We are confident of hosting the festival in 2021 albeit with changes given the challenges presently," says Sanjoy Roy. 

Published on 17th May 2020

JCB Prize for Literature announces jury for its 2020 edition, Leela Samson to chair the panel

The jury will announce the longlist of ten titles on September 1, followed by the shortlist of five titles on September 25.

Published on 24th April 2020

#QuarantineAndRead: The JCB Prize for Literature partners with Kindle India and the result is a fab collection of novels at reduced prices

The JCB Prize for Literature, a literary award in India, has collaborated with Kindle India to make its entire longlist from the past two years available at a reduced price. 

Published on 14th April 2020
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Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez, The Boy From The Woods by Harlan Coben and other ebooks to check out this weekend

Settle down for a quiet evening of chai and reading

Published on 27th March 2020
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On a train to Jaipur junction: Namita Gokhale offers an enjoyable celebration of old-fashioned storytelling

JLF co-founder Namita Gokhale’s new book is far from a festival diary, and rather, a celebration of the pleasures of writing.

Published on 28th February 2020
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Jaipur Literature Festival 2020 brought to the fore themes of sexuality, history, technology and more. Here's what went down...

A look at the highlights of the 13th edition of the literary event

Published on 31st January 2020
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Your guide to the 13th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival

We give you a lowdown of the highlights of the iconic literature festival

Published on 17th January 2020
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An emotional connect: Amitabha Bagchi chats about the need to carefully look back at the past

Amitabha Bagchi, winner of the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2019, gives us his overview of current social affairs, and the need to carefully look back at the past.

Published on 4th January 2020
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Elizabeth Spencer, grande dame of Southern literature and author of Light In the Piazza, dies at 98

Elizabeth Spencer, a grande dame of Southern literature who bravely navigated between the Jim Crow past and open-ended present in her novels and stories, has died at 98.

Published on 25th December 2019
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Jaipur Lit Fest set to be hosted at landmark Diggi Palace venue for the last time in 2020

The Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) will be organised at Diggi Palace for the last time in 2020.

Published on 21st December 2019
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At 44th International Kolkata Book Fair, the spotlight is on Russian literature and translations

Bengali translations of select Russian books to be launched at International Kolkata Book Fair

Published on 18th December 2019
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One of the world’s biggest festival on spiritual literature heads to Bhubaneswar

The fourth edition of Mystic Kalinga festival is here.

Published on 15th November 2019

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