Nandini Nair

The 16th Jaipur Literature Festival
The Young and the Literate

The 16th Jaipur Literature Festival brought in A-list speakers and first-class listeners

26 January 2023
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Lives and Times

Examining the big issues of our time, from climate change to mortality to the origins of the universe

06 January 2023
Steeped In the Fabulous
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Steeped In the Fabulous

An epic time-travelling novel by Salman Rushdie and other mysteries

06 January 2023
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House Warming

To own a house is to be owned

23 December 2022
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A Mind of Their Own

Life Ceremony | The Years | The Trees | The Birth Lottery and Other Surprises | The Last White Man

16 December 2022
Shehan Karunatilaka: We've lived through war, but the great thing is there’s still hope

Shehan Karunatilaka is out with a collection of short stories, soon after his Booker win. The Sri Lankan author in conversation with Open

09 December 2022
Dominique Lapierre (1931-2022): Kolkata’s Adopted Son

The French author’s book on the city’s poverty also showed the resilience of its people

09 December 2022
Dominique Lapierre (1931-2022): Kolkata’s Adopted Son

Few authors are as synonymous with a city as French author Dominique Lapierre was with Kolkata

06 December 2022
‘The Cell Is a Bigger Picture of What Life Is,’ says Siddhartha Mukherjee

In conversation with Siddhartha Mukherjee, author

02 December 2022
‘Intuition is very smart, smarter than analyses or mere intellect,’ says George Saunders

George Saunders has a cult status in contemporary fiction. In his new short story collection, the American author explores power and ethics, love and morality. He speaks to Open about creating characters with tenderness

04 November 2022


Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is the author of several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.


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