A Historical Evening at The Book Shop

An evening with William Dalrymple -historian, writer, curator, critic. An exploration of Koh-i-Noor, and why it continues to remain something that both nations and individuals deeply care about.  The fact that The Book Shop in the Jor Bagh market is a quaint, little (literally) charming, overflowing with books, shop; mandated a registration and a curated guest list for the event! A meeting the writer, curator, critic, historical narrative writer and history revivalist, William Dalrymple was on the cards. Once there, in his signature white cotton or is it mull…Pathani suit, he was greeted by an impromptu  applause, also for his arrival on time, Continue Reading

JLF’18-After the Dust Settles Down…

After the dust (read stardust) has settled down on the sangam of art, culture, cinema and literature potpourri at the Jaipur Literature festival, it is time to do the Math as a first time attendee. Raising the bar- Writers and co-Founders,  Jaipur literture Festival, Namita Gokhale, William Dalrmple with Sanjoy K Roy, Teamwork Arts More importantly, have a read of my previous two posts on the 11th edition of the festival First Day First Show and Saved from being a Manel. Cut a Long story short…  Free speech is the prerogative of the one questioned too and not the sole domain of the questioner. Continue Reading