Jaipur Literature Fest

‘Literary translations promote social harmony’

A prolific Rajasthani writer, Aidan Singh Bhati has been awarded the Sahitya...

Women characters in Indian cinema today are drawn from real life: Javed Akhtar

On Sunday evening, at the JLF session titled “After the Angry Young Man, the Traditional Woman, What?” Javed Akhtar talked...

Sunil Khilnani on the idea and idols of India

The past, as someone once said, is a foreign country. And the historian’s job is to familiarise us with that...

Is this novel literary enough?

Literature is rarely the topic of enquiry and debate at literary events. The focus usually falls on books of social,...

Mythology helps you understand human thinking: Devdutt Pattanaik

Bestselling author and JLF 2017 panellist Devdutt Pattanaik, whose latest book, Olympus, offers an Indian interpretation of Greek mythology, speaks...

All things considered: World’s biggest lit fest opens in Jaipur

Come January and all roads lead to Jaipur for literature lovers. The 10th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF)...

Dr Anamika gets Vani’s Distinguished Translator award at JLF

The Vani Foundation Distinguished Translator Award was presented to Dr Anamika at the Jaipur Literature Festival on 20 January. The...

‘Classical music is considered snobbish, geeky in the United States’

Not many writers dare to take up the subject of music. There’s always this risk of music criticism becoming too...

‘Swami Vivekanand’s work remains relevant today’

Editor at large at Fortune India, Hindol Sengupta has six books under his belt. His new one, titled The Modern...