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Over a leisurely meal at his farm in Delhi, the historian speaks about the controversial diamond, the East India Company, the Jaipur Literature Festival and more.
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William Dalrymple's photos reminded me of the compositional velocity a writer can bring to the process of picture-making: you imagine something perfectly, then accidentally encounter it on the street.
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A festival of art, theatre and literature, Sensorium 2016 will be running until 20 February at Sunaparanta, Goa. All events are free and open to the public.
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Literary spats are amazing--it's great fun to watch from the sidelines as two writers go at each other's throats. As sublime putdowns ("Pankaj Mishra... remains a writer of promise"), name calling ("s...
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Update: This story has been edited to include a comment from Aatish Taseer.. It’s not even winter yet but the 2016 edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) has already produced a whiff of liter...
We have two missions at Jaipur: to showcase Indian writing to the world and to bring the greatest writers in the world to India.