The much-awaited Dhaka Lit Fest (DLF) will begin on November 17. This year the leading Bangladeshi writers and […]
Sir Vidia is attending the Dhaka Lit Fest 2016. The news has taken Dhaka’s literary crowd by storm. […]
Dhaka Lit Fest directors have announced that Nobel Laureate VS Naipaul will attend this year’s festival. DLF, the […]
The programme for the upcoming ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) 2015—slated to be held between January 21 and 25—is now live on the festival’s website. Visitors can look forward to sessions such as ‘Selfie: The Art of the Memoir’ with Elizabeth Gilbert, ‘The Conflict of Dharma in the Mahabharata’ with Amish Tripathi and Bibek Debroy, as well as a historic session that will see titans of literature Paul Theroux and VS Naipaul appear together on stage.
Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2015 will see a coup of sorts. It has got Paul Theroux and VS Naipaul to attend, making this the first time (barring one very public shaking of hands nearly three years ago) that the two writers, friends before a very acrimonious falling out in 1996, will share the same platform.
The end seems nigh for one of the great literary feuds: The Guardian Hats off to VS Naipaul […]
Two of India’s leading women writers were yesterday taught a very tough lesson. You must never, ever bore […]
I’m writing this on VS Naipaul’s birthday. He has turned 80. In the manner of brave hagiographers, who […]