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JLF 2017: Wordscapes

Nandini Nair

We present the faces that launched a million stories from the JLF 2017's tenth edition. Photographs by Rohit Chawla

A Poetic High

Spoken-word poetry is gaining a festive momentum in India

Namvar Singh: What Will Marx Think?

The ideological paranoia of fellow travellers mars a literary doyen’s birthday party

The Price of Authorpreneurship

When publishing muffles authors, stifles creativity and makes the market king. A publisher’s dissenting note

Sunil Khilnani: Past Master

Sunil Khilnani explores the idea of India through the profiles of fifty Indians who shaped history

FOOD AND THE FICTIONAL SLEUTH

Just as one adds a pinch of sugar or jaggery to balance the acidity of a tomato or tamarind, the sleuth’s savouring of a dish offsets and highlights the demon-like aspects of the crime

All the President’s Pioneers

Artists, writers, budding scientists, techno geeks and salt-of-the-earth rural innovators—the second edition of Rashtrapati Bhavan’s scholar In-residence programme brought together the brightest of the country’s creative minds

‘If you have a belief system, give up art’

Howard Jacobson on jealousy among great writers, his fear of obscurity, and why aspiring writers must rid themselves of ideology

Why Litfests Matter

They may be a dime a dozen these days. But writers can benefit immensely from these interactions

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