V S Naipaul, Elanor Catton set to attend JLF festival

Nobel Laureate V S Naipaul, Booker winner Eleanor Catton, novelist Hanif Kureishi as well as travel writer Paul Theroux are among heavyweights lined up for the eighth edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival.

Jaipur Literature Festival 2013: I am proud to be related to Virginia Woolf, says William Dalrymple

On Day 1 of the Jaipur Literature Festival 2013, Resham Sengar of Zeenews.com managed to have a quick chat with William Dalrymple who also happens to be the festival’s co-director.

Mumbai Police denies giving death threat information to Rushdie

A day after the noted author claimed that he had received inputs from Mumbai and Rajasthan police that paid assassins were on their way to eliminate him, security agencies have come with different versions on the same matter.

I am an entertainer who believes in change: Chetan Bhagat

On Day 2 of DSC Jaipur Literature Festival 2012¸ Asia’s leading literature event¸ fiction writer Chetan Bhagat was at his jovial best.

Mumbai Underworld may eliminate me: Rushdie

Controversial author Salman Rushdie has confirmed that he would not be attending the Jaipur Literature Festival.

Writers protest Rushdie’s absence at Jaipur Lit Fest

Noted authors like Amitava Kumar and Hari Kunzru protested against Salman Rushdie’s absence at the much talked about Jaipur Literature Festival.

Pakistan pulp reading `censored` at Jaipur Lit Fest

It started with a bang with sexually explosive content being discussed in a matter of fact way, but enter a few teenagers clad in school uniforms at the `pulp` session of the Jaipur Literature Festival Monday, and the content was "suitably moderated in accordance with the sensibilities of the audience".