JAIPUR: The 14th version of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) will be held virtually from February 19 to 28, its organisers introduced on Saturday.
The literary extravaganza brings collectively a feast of transformational views and literary thought in its exceptional line-up that includes among the world’s best writers, thinkers and audio system, they stated.
Celebrated writer and poet Mark Haddon, well-known for his international bestseller ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog within the Night-Time’, will discuss concerning the inspiration that guides his pen.
The pageant may also see acclaimed and widespread author Philip Pullman speaking about his imaginative and prescient of other actuality.
At one other session that includes two disquieting novels, writers Deepa Anappara and Annie Zaidi will study inequity and alienation throughout Indian society, and talk about their writing course of.
Ireland’s best dwelling novelist Colm Tóibín will take the viewers to the roots of his writing course of and celebrated profession at a session on his bestselling e-book ‘The Master’.
The pageant may also function an unique dialog between celebrated actress Priyanka Chopra and well-known author and columnist Shobhaa De, discussing Chopra’s autobiography ‘Unfinished’.
Author and JLF Co-director Namita Gokhale stated, “It’s been a joyous problem to work on the programming for Jaipur Literature Festival 2021.
We take a look at our transformative instances and take a look at to perceive the long run by means of the lens of the current and the previous.
Our hybrid digital outreach has opened up a brand new universe of potentialities.” Writer and JLF Co-director William Dalrymple stated, “Our spectacular Jaipur 2021 programme is now on-line.
I’m greatly surprised by what we have managed to obtain regardless of the pandemic. This is one in every of our strongest line-ups but and we nonetheless have some literary celebrity surprises to reveal.”