Category Archives: Jaipur Literature Festival

The Literary Indian

When writer-journalist Manu Joseph won The Hindu Fiction Award last year for his novel Serious Men he remarked half-jokingly, “In India, the novel is being received very well. As long as it doesn’t win the Booker… Most Indian books that have won … Continue reading

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Jaipur Diaries- Listening to J.M. Coetzee

Jaipur Diaries– The Old Woman and the Cats Listening to J.M. Coetzee at the Jaipur Literature Festival In an article in the Magazine Littéraire, French writer Véronique Ovaldé recounts the fifty hours she spent in the company of Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez, who … Continue reading

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Jaipur Diaries- The Jaipur Literature Festival 2011

Jaipur Diaries The DSC Jaipur Literature Festival 2011 Last year in January, I sent Mayank Austen Soofi an e-mail when he had just returned from the Jaipur Literature Festival, “See you in Jaipur next year!” At that time I wasn’t … Continue reading

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