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Poets and Proselytisers

Nandini Nair

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

JLF 2019: Reigning Stars and Falling Trees

Being both an insider and outsider at the Jaipur Literature Festival

Rachel Kushner: ‘For me, judgement is a wall and understanding is on the other side of that wall’

Issues of visibility and invisibility form the crux of Rachel Kushner’s bold and heartbreaking novels

Sublime Sex

Women between desire and despair

Self-Help Writers: Light Motive

The new generation of self-help writers remains staunchly secular and subversive

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