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JAIPUR LITERATURE FESTIVAL 2022, YET ANOTHER DIGITAL AND A SPECIALLY CURATED FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE
Described as the ‘greatest literary show on Earth’, the Jaipur Literature Festival is a sumptuous feast of ideas. Food for your soul, JLF brings to you an excellent opportunity and unlock a world where books, discourse, music, art, craft, history & heritage, cocktails, shopping & food will be abundant & for you to embrace without fear – safely, wholly and seamlessly!
The world is your oyster at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2022!
Featuring eminent speakers, the Festival showcased a lineup of exclusively curated sessions on its virtual platform from 5th – 14th March 2022. The iconic festival hosted its on-ground show from 10th – 14th March at the Clarks Amer, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
There were over 400 speakers and performers representing around 15 Indian and 20 international languages and over 20 nationalities. The winners of all the major literary awards ranging from the Nobel, the Booker, the Pulitzer, the Sahitya Akademi, the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, the JCB Prize for Literature etc. are part of the festival.
The 15th edition of the Festival began with the inaugural addresses by festival Co-directors Namita Gokhale & William Dalrymple, Festival Producer Sanjoy K. Roy, Managing Director, Teamwork Arts, the producer of the iconic festival.
Sanjoy K Roy, said “this festival will create another milestone with the hybrid version and we welcome all book-lovers to join us in our endeavour”.
The Festival will feature some of the world’s most celebrated thinkers and writers on this year’s programme. The 2021 Literature Nobel recipient Abdulrazak Gurnah will be in conversation with British publishing legend Alexandra Pringle at a session on a life in writing. Gurnah’s novels are striking and formidable; they refuse colonialism’s erosive histories and stereotypes. They include Paradise, shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1994, By the Sea, Desertion, and his most recent, Afterlives, which examines the German colonial force in East Africa and the lives of Tanganyikans – as they work, grieve, and love – in the darkening shadow of war.