Literati and laity congregate at Jaipur Literature Festival

Day 1 of Jaipur Literature Festival kicked off wit... more

The annual five-day jamboree is completely free and open to all, attracting book lovers from across the globe. Sunjeev Sahota, Anuradha Roy and Marlon James in conversation with Anjum Hasan at Google Mughal Tent are among the highlights on Day 1.
1/6The annual five-day jamboree is completely free and open to all, attracting book lovers from across the globe. Sunjeev Sahota, Anuradha Roy and Marlon James in conversation with Anjum Hasan at Google Mughal Tent are among the highlights on Day 1.
Man Booker Prize winning novelist Margaret Atwood delivering the keynote address at the Rajnigandha Silver Pearls Front Lawns.
2/6Man Booker Prize winning novelist Margaret Atwood delivering the keynote address at the Rajnigandha Silver Pearls Front Lawns.
Author Ruskin Bond in conversation with publisher Ravi Singh.
3/6Author Ruskin Bond in conversation with publisher Ravi Singh.
Irish writer Colm Toibin speaking about his book ‘The Master’, a fictional account of the life of author Henry James.
4/6Irish writer Colm Toibin speaking about his book ‘The Master’, a fictional account of the life of author Henry James.
Eighteen new titles are set to be launched during the festival. Among them Kanishk Tharoor’s ‘Swimmer among the Stars’ and ‘The Tears of the Rajah’ by Ferdinant Mount.
5/6Eighteen new titles are set to be launched during the festival. Among them Kanishk Tharoor’s ‘Swimmer among the Stars’ and ‘The Tears of the Rajah’ by Ferdinant Mount.
The desert state’s musicians and cultural heritage will also take centre stage along with top writers. Kutle Khan Project, a unique collective of Rajasthani folk musicians led by Kutle Khan,will headline the evening performance on Day 1. Pictured a dance troupe from Malani Kala Kendra, Jasol. Photographs: Priyanka Parashar/Mint
6/6The desert state’s musicians and cultural heritage will also take centre stage along with top writers. Kutle Khan Project, a unique collective of Rajasthani folk musicians led by Kutle Khan,will headline the evening performance on Day 1. Pictured a dance troupe from Malani Kala Kendra, Jasol. Photographs: Priyanka Parashar/Mint
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