The 2019 edition of the Jaipur Literature festival (JLF) is set to begin later today.
Having expressions of Indian folklore and culture ingrained into the spirit, this is one event you absolutely shouldn’t miss!Book Flights
Continuing with its legacy of gathering the most brilliant minds in literature from around the world all at one place for the 12th consecutive year, Jaipur Literature Fest is here to amaze you yet again!
With the strongest ever lineup of some of the most remarkable poets, novelists, thinkers, dreamers, critics etc., witness the magic of literature and music unfold in the most impressive manner at this year’s fest.
Duration: 24-28 Jan, 2019
Where: The historic Diggi Palace Hotel in Jaipur
What to expect: Unlike previous years, this time, the fair is said to emphasize more on scientific temper and thinking.
Prominent Authors: William Dalrymple, Yann Martel, Markus Zusak, Colson Whitehead, Andre Aciman, Jeffrey Archer, Germaine Greer and Mary Beard.
Events you shouldn’t miss:
1) The Underground Railroad (Day 1, 3.45 pm – 4.45 pm, Charbagh)
2) The Craft of Fiction (Day 2, 5.15 pm – 6.15 pm, Charbagh)
3) The Jaipur Music Stage (24-27 January)
4) Process: The Writer at Work (Day 3, 10.00 am – 11.00 am, Front Lawn)
5) Rainbow Readings (Day 3, 3.45 pm – 4.45 pm, Durbar Hall)
Since it started back in 2006, the Jaipur Literature Festival has steadily grown to become one of the biggest literary festivals in the world. Last year, it was reportedly attended by more than 5 lakh people.