The Young and the Literate

Nandini Nair

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

The Hoot and Call of Books

The 15th Jaipur Literature Festival was more intimate in scale and more Indian in content

The Author between the Lines

Do we read too much biographical detail into novels?

Poets and Proselytisers

The cliques, clans and defining moments of the 13th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival

Elif Shafak: ‘I defend a pluralistic, liberal democracy’

Turkish author Elif Shafak tackles difficult subjects, often to the ire of the ruling regime. She tells Rajni George how storytelling can create empathy

Japan: Basho As Guide

Tripping in Japan with its authors

Searching for Burroughs

On the trail of writers and artists in Tangier

Where the Mind Is Without Fear

To be a witness, if not a channel for others’ voices


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