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I have great reverence for grief: Elizabeth Gilbert on love, grief and suffering

January 26, 2020 6:38:35 pm

With the book she is writing after City of Girls, Gilbert seems to have returned to the quietude of her own self after a public acceptance.

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Seize the Right

January 26, 2020 7:49:58 am

A comprehensive account tracing the history of the Lokpal movement, and locating its relevance in contemporary times.

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A Tear in Time

January 26, 2020 7:50:20 am

The Tribune archive sheds light on a dark spot in India’s political history.

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Listen to Me

January 26, 2020 7:50:40 am

A collection of stories that speak to and of teenage spirit, with all its dark shades.

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I do not want to write fiction that preaches: Jokha al-Harthi on Celestial Bodies and Booker Prize

January 25, 2020 10:19:45 am

Jaipur Literature Festival, 2020: Omani writer Jokha al-Harthi talks about documenting shifting political landscape, her experience in Jaipur, and more

Jaipur Literature Festival Begins

January 24, 2020 12:14:44 am

Gehlot inaugurated the book Bijji: Timeless Tales from Marwar by Vishes Kothari. He said, “Writers wait for such an opportunity where they can openly talk about their mann ki baat. It is important, so is kaam ki baat.”

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Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Here are some sessions to look forward to

January 23, 2020 4:03:29 pm

Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: This year, the festival will take place from January 23-27, and as always there is a list of authors lined up. Most of you must have made plans for now, but in case you need some help, here are some of our suggestions.

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Gulf dream almost over for the average Malayali: Writer Benyamin

January 20, 2020 3:35:27 pm

The 49-year-old writer spoke to on the sidelines of the Kerala Literature Festival in Kozhikode about his process of writing, his affection for the marginalised and the dwindling importance of the Gulf for Kerala. On anti-CAA protests, he said it was the duty of the writers to speak courageously.

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Connecting over a love of horses and writing

January 20, 2020 1:15:12 pm

On January 7 at Kualoa Nature Reserve in Kaneohe, Hawaii, Madden and Beresford committed to each other’s well-being for life.

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Where the Line Dips 

January 19, 2020 3:30:13 pm

Anthony Atkinson’s final book is a competent account of the metrics of poverty, why they matter.

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Of Gandhian Frames

January 19, 2020 1:42:37 pm

How Bollywood engages with romance and what Gandhism has to do with it.

Jack Reacher author Lee Child hands over writing duties to his brother

January 19, 2020 1:00:16 pm

Apparently, Child had been exploring ways to kill the character but owing to the loyal base the character has garnered over the years and the fame it received — prompting Tom Cruise to essay the role in its cinematic adaptation — he decided otherwise.

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Because It’s There

January 19, 2020 1:54:24 pm

Hari Dang’s book, published posthumously, rings with his extraordinary love for the Himalayas

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Christopher Tolkien, son of J.R.R. Tolkien and keeper of his legacy, dies at 95

January 17, 2020 4:38:51 pm

For nearly 50 years after his father died in 1973, Tolkien worked to keep alive the world he had created in “The Hobbit” (1937) and “The Lord of the Rings” (1949) — the spiders of Mirkwood, the Eye of Mordor, the elves of Rivendell and thousands of pages’ worth of other characters, places and plot twists.

If you like the Jaipur Literature Festival, you will also enjoy these lit fests

January 16, 2020 5:53:43 pm

In case you are going to JLF, we hope you've got it marked on your calendar. Meanwhile, here are some other literary festivals you can attend in different parts of the country.

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Kerala Literature Festival scheduled for January 16-19 in Kozhikode

January 15, 2020 5:36:31 pm

As always, the KLF will have panel discussions, talks, poetry recitations, puppet shows, book launches and readings, cookery shows, dance competitions and Kathakali performances. The event will take place at the Kozhikode Beach.

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The 10 most checked-out books in NY public library history

January 14, 2020 11:04:05 am

No 1 is The Snowy Day, Ezra Jack Keats’ picture book that is one of the first to depict an African American boy, which has been checked out 485,583 times. Next is Dr Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat (469,650).

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An Endless Pursuit

January 14, 2020 2:00:20 am

Punjabi author Kirpal Kazak, named one of the winners of the Sahitya Akademi Award 2019 for his collection of short stories Antheen, on his early life as a mason, and how literature takes one from darkness into life.

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Maneka Gandhi to Namita Gokhale: Authors and books to look forward to in 2020

January 14, 2020 2:14:42 pm

Here are some of the books you can look forward to reading this year. Click here to check them out.

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Elizabeth Wurtzel and the illusion of Gen-X success

January 12, 2020 11:36:22 am

Elizabeth Lee Wurtzel, an American writer and journalist passed away on January 7. Her confessional memoir, Prozac Nation remains one of her most well known works.