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JLF 2018 Second Last Day Summary (28 Jan, Sunday)
Morning Music Subra Mania by Ambi Subramaniam & Bindu Subramaniam at Bank of Baroda Front Lawn.
At 10:00 am – 11 am
Session 107. Manhunt: Pakistan and the Search for Bin Laden By Adrian Levy, Cathy Scott-Clark, Peter Bergen and T.C.A. Raghavan in conversation with Suhasini Haidar at Cox & Kings Charbagh.
Session 108. The Dancer and the Dance by Sonal Mansingh and Sujata Prasad in conversation at Bank of Baroda Front Lawn.
Session 109. Those Were the Days by Shobhaa De and Vir Sanghvi in conversation at Rajen Kilachand Mughal Tent.
Session 110. On Lenin by Victor Sebestyen introduced by Rick Stroud at Amity University Baithak.
Session 111. Vagabond by Cecile Rischmann, Per J. Andersson and Robert Dessaix in conversation with Samhita Arni at Durbar Hall.
Session 112. The Rise and Fall of Dinosaurs in India by Pradip Krishen and Pranay Lal in conversation at AU Bank Samvad.
On 11:15am – 12:15pm
Session 113. Greed and Human Aspirations by Ambi Parameswaran, Arun Maira, Dipankar Gupta, Gurcharan Das and Stephen Green in conversation with Sreenivasan Jain at Cox & Kings Charbagh.
Session 114. The Art of the Novel: On Writing Fiction by Amy Tan, Chika Unigwe, Helen Fielding, Joshua Ferris and Michael Ondaatje in conversation with Chandrahas Choudhury at Bank of Baroda Front Lawn.
Session 115. Piercing the Veil of Secrecy at Michael Rezendes and Suki Kim in conversation with Charlie English at Rajen Kilachand Mughal Tent.
Session 116. Afreen, Afreen at Rakhshanda Jalil in conversation with Sukrita Paul Kumar with Amity University Baithak.
Session 117. The Last Wave: Islands In Flux by Amita Baviskar and Pankaj Sekhsaria in conversation at Durbar Hall.
Session 118. The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History and Civilisation by Martin Puchner in conversation with Homi K. Bhabha at AU Bank Samvad.
Agents Open House by Hans Petter Bakketeig, Kelly Falconer, Mita Kapur, Pierre Astier and Preeti Gill in conversation with Anuj Bahri at Haveli
On 12:30pm – 1.30pm
Session 119. The New Wealth of Nations by Arun Maira, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and Surjit S. Bhalla in conversation with John Elliott at Cox & Kings Charbagh.
Session 120. Vita and Virginia: The True Love Story Behind Orlando by Alexandra Harris and Juliet Nicolson in conversation with Adam Nicolson at Bank of Baroda Front Lawn.
Session 121. Food for Thought by Kota Neelima, Lathika George and Sarah Raven in conversation with Vir Sanghvi at Rajen Kilachand Mughal Tent.
Session 122. River of Life, River of Death: The Ganges and India’s Future by Victor Mallet introduced by Amita Baviskar at Amity University Baithak.
Session 123. Badla Zamaana, Badli Kahaani: Changing Times, Changing Stories by Gaurav Solanki and Satya Vyas in conversation with Sudipti at Durbar Hall.
Session 124. Breakthrough: Harnessing Emotional Intelligence by The Yuva Ekta Youth Outreach Performance at AU Bank Samvad.
On 1:40pm – 2:20pm
Session 125. Chalo Ek Baar Phir Se: Celebrating Lyric Poetry by Vani Tripathi Tikoo and Yatindra Mishra in conversation with Poonam Saxena at Cox & Kings Charbagh.
Session 125a. Andhakar Kaal: Colonialism and it's After Effects by Shashi Tharoor and Saurabh Dwivedi in conversation with Anant Vijay at Bank of Baroda Front Lawn.
Session 125b. Innovations in Health Care: The India Example by Siddhartha Bhattacharya and William A. Haseltine in conversation with Amrita Tripathi at Rajen Kilachand Mughal Tent.
Session 125c. Songlines: Sustaining Music Cultures by Huib Schippers and Simon Broughton in conversation with David Roche at Amity University Baithak.( Invitation Only)
Session 126. Book Launch-Pakistan Heritage Cuisine: A Food Story by Sayeeda Leghari In conversation with Atul Bagai, Hussain Haroon and Vinod Dua, launch by Dipa Bagai at AU Bank Samvad.
On 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Session 127. The People Next Door by Ma Thida, Sujeev Shakya and Tenzing Lamsang in conversation with T.C.A. Raghavan at Cox & Kings Charbagh.
Session 128. Main Aur Woh: Conversations with Myself by Prasoon Joshi in conversation with Anu Singh Choudhary at Bank of Baroda Front Lawn.
Session 129. Words Are All We Have by Han Yujoo, Janice Pariat and Leïla Slimani in conversation with Prajwal Parajuly at Rajen Kilachand Mughal Tent.
Session 130. Bees, Butterflies, and Blooms by Sarah Raven introduced by Pradip Krishen at Amity University Baithak.( Invitation Only)
Session 131. Cleopatra: Queen, Lover, Legend by Lucy Hughes-Hallett introduced by Adam Nicolson at Durbar Hall.
Session 132. The Perils of Celebrity by Soha Ali Khan and Sharmila Tagore in conversation with Sanjoy K. Roy at AU Bank Samvad’
‘Mind Is your Business’: Divine Texts and the Mortal Art of Bookselling by RP Jain, Nikko Odiseos, Ashok Chopra, Arundhathi Subramaniam in conversation with Aditi Maheshwari Goyal at Haveli.
On 3:45pm – 4:45pm
Session 133. Hamari Awaaz Hamare Alfaaz: A Voice Of Our Own bySudipti, Paramita Sathpathy and Rakhshanda Jalil in conversation with Rita Kothari at Cox & Kings Charbagh.
Session 134. The Path - What Chinese Philosophers Can Teach Us about the Good Life by Michael Puett & Tom Miller at Bank of Baroda Front Lawn.
Session 135. Waters of Contention: Asian Faultlines by Brahma Chellaney, Humphrey Hawksley, Manoj Joshi and Michael Buckley in conversation with John Elliott at Rajen Kilachand Mughal Tent.
Session 136. Cities: Past and Future by Esther David, Hugh Thomson, Kushanava Choudhury and Yatindra Mishra in conversation with Sam Miller, introduced by Vikas Singh at Amity University Baithak.( Invitation Only)
Session 137. The Songs of the Heart by Anosh Irani and Janice Pariat in conversation with Prayaag Akbar at Durbar Hall.
Session 138. The Vanishing: Tigers, Forests, and Nature by Hema Maira and Prerna Singh Bindra in conversation with Nupur Paiva at AU Bank Samvad.
On 4:45pm – 5:15pm
Session 138a. Book Launch - Chinatown Days by Rita Chowdhury in conversation with Anne Cheng at Cox & Kings Charbagh.
Session 138b. Book Launch - Touch the Sky: The Inspiring Stories of Women from Across India Who Is Writing Their Own Destiny by Rashmi Bansal, launch by Sonal Mansingh at Bank of Baroda Front Lawn.
Session 138c. Book Launch- Zen Whispers by Satish Gupta in conversation with Alka Pande at Rajen Kilachand Mughal Tent.
Session 138d. Book Launch: Are You Making The Most of Life? by Vinita Dawra Nangia, launch by Shobhaa De at Amity University Baithak.(Invitation Only)
Session 138e. Sports: A Way of Life by Kanishk Pandey at Durbar Hall.
Session 138f. Mahakavi Kanhaiyalal Sethia Poetry Award at AU Bank Samvad
On 5:15pm – 6:15pm
Session 139. The Feminine Gaze: Women Writing Memoir by Abeer Y. Hoque, Alia Malek, Amy Tan and Juliet Nicolson in conversation with Keggie Carew at Cox & Kings Charbagh.
Session 140. Performance by Janice Pariat, Jeet Thayil, Jovan Mays, Melizarani T. Selva, Nathalie Handal introduced by Tishani Doshi at Bank of Baroda Front Lawn.
Session 141. Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong by Angela Saini, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and Lisa Randall in conversation with Namita Bhandare at Rajen Kilachand Mughal Tent’
Session 142. India and the World by Manoj Joshi, Shashi Tharoor and Shyam Saran in conversation with Jyoti Malhotra at Amity University Baithak.(By Invitation Only)
Session 143. Why We Must Protect the Aravallis by Pradip Krishen, Pranay Lal and Aditya Arya in conversation at Durbar Hall.
Session 144. Poetry Hour 7×7: Kavita Nirantar by Farooq Engineer, Hemant Divate, Nicky Arscott, Raghvendra Rawat, Rita Chowdhury Subhro Bandopadhyay and Sukrita Paul Kumar, moderated by Mohini Gupta at AU Bank Samvad.
JLF 2018 Last Day Summary (29 Jan, Monday)
Morning Music by Tritha & Martin at Bank of Baroda Front Lawn.
On 10:00am – 11am
Session 146. The Fictional Leap by Kiran Nagarkar in conversation with Vivek Shanbhag at Cox & Kings Charbagh.
Session 147. Narratives of Power, Songs of Resistance by Jovan Mays and Sujatha Gidla in conversation with Ajoy Bose at Bank of Baroda Front Lawn.
Session 148. The Book of Chocolate Saints by Jeet Thayil in conversation with Sampurna Chattarji at Rajen Kilachand Mughal Tent.
Session 149. Ideas of China by Anne Cheng, C. Raja Mohan, Nicolas Idier and Tom Miller in conversation with Jyoti Malhotra at Amity University Baithak.
Session 150. Rajasthali: Dharti RI Koonkh by Abhimanyu Singh Arha, Bulaki Sharma and Reena Menaria in conversation with Arvind Singh AshiyaPatrika Impact Series at Durbar Hall.
Session 151.America Trumped: How Did This Happen? by Matt Frei introduced by Suzy Hansen at AU Bank Samvad.
On 11:15am – 12:15pm
Session 152. History, Myth and the Spaces in Between by Gurcharan Das, Philip A. Lutgendorf and Samhita Arni in conversation with Malashri Lal at Cox & Kings Charbagh.
Session 153. Writing the Arab World by Alia Malek, Rabih Alameddine and Raja Shahdehah in conversation with Susan Abulhawa at Bank of Baroda Front Lawn.
Session 154. The Green Road into the Hills: Writing the Natural World by Adam Nicolson, Alexandra Harris and Hugh Thomson in conversation with Pradip Krishen at Rajen Kilachand Mughal Tent.
Session 155. Reinventing the Novel by Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Charmaine Craig, Chika Unigwe, Joshua Ferris and Linda Spalding in conversation with Chandrahas Choudhury at Amity University Baithak.
Session 156. Breaking Free: The Novel and Gender by Anosh Irani and Sandip Roy in conversation with Bee Rowlatt at Durbar Hall.
Session 157. Why Being Fair Matters, Especially When it Doesn’t by Jyoti Gupta in conversation with Puneeta Roy with recitations by Jovan Mays and Melizarani T. Selva at AU Bank Samvad.
On 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Session 158. Active Listening and the Anger Epidemic by Arun Maira and Swati Chaturvedi in conversation with Mihir S. Sharma at Cox & Kings Charbagh.
Session 159. Hindi Medium: Language and Elitism by Annie Montaut, Avinash Das, Satyanand Nirupam, Satya Vyas and Vineet Kumar in conversation with Anu Singh Choudhary at Bank of Baroda Front Lawn.
Session 160. The Rohingya Crisis by Jeffrey Gettleman, Praveen Swami, Nick Perry, Shelley Thakral & Azeem Ibrahim with Salil Tripathi at Rajen Kilachand Mughal Tent.
Session 161. We That Are Young: Dreams and Dystopias by Prayaag Akbar and Preti Taneja in conversation with Mohini Gupta at Amity University Baithak.
Session 162. The Reformation: Europe’s House Divided by Diarmaid MacCulloch introduced by William Dalrymple at Durbar Hall.
Session 163. The Dance of Democracy by Jyoti Kiran, Manvendra Singh, Pavan K. Varma and Sachin Pilot in conversation with Kota Neelima at AU Bank Samvad.
On 1:40pm – 2:20pm
Session 164. Fashion and Modernity by Anja Aronowsky Cronej, Malika Verma Kashyap and Paola Antonelli in conversation with Pramod Kumar K.G. at Cox & Kings Charbagh.
Session 164a. The Craft of Political Biography: Yogi Adityanath and Mayawati by Shantanu Gupta and Ajoy Bose in conversation with Snigdha Poonam at Bank of Baroda Front Lawn.
Session 164b. Book Launch- Trials of Truth: India’s Landmark Criminal Cases by Pinky Anand and Gauri Goburdhun, launch by Kathy Reichs at Rajen Kilachand Mughal Tent.
Session 164c. Across Genres by Humprey Hawksley, Lathika George, Nupur Paiva and Sujatha Gidla in conversation with Manu Joseph at Amity University Baithak.
Session 164d. Across Barbed Wires by Markiyan Kamysh in conversation with Jeffrey Gettleman at AU Bank Samvad.
On 2:30 pm- 3:30pm
Session 165. Among the Insurgents by Charlie English with Michael Vatikiotis, Cathy Scott-Clark and Peter Bergen at Cox & Kings Charbagh.
Session 166. The Afropolitans by Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Chika Unigwe, and Nadifa Mohamed introduced by Abeer Y. Hoque at Bank of Baroda Front Lawn.
Session 167. The Islamic Enlightenment by Christopher de Bellaigue introduced by Suzy Hansen Presented by Aga Khan Foundation at Rajen Kilachand Mughal Tent.
Session 168. Baaz: India’s Most Fearless by Anuja Chauhan and Shiv Aroor in conversation with Aanchal Malhotra at Amity University Baithak.
Session 169. A Tale of Two Cities: From Chandni Chowk to Chowringhee by Kushanava Choudhury, Pilar Maria Guerrieri and Sam Miller in conversation with William Dalrymple at Durbar Hall.
170. On Balance: Journalistic Objectivity by Aditi Maheshwari Goyal, Rajeev Punnoli and Sudhir Choudhury in conversation with Vineet Kumar at AU Bank Samvad.
On 3:45pm – 4:45pm
Session 171. Not the Nine O’Clock News by Matt Frei, Odd Harald Hauge, Pavan K. Varma and Sujatha Gidla in conversation with Seema Sirohi at Cox & Kings Charbagh.
Session 172. The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World by Maya Jasanoff introduced by Martin Puchner at Bank of Baroda Front Lawn.
Session 173. After Patagonia: Remembering Bruce Chatwin by Elizabeth Chatwin, Nicholas Shakespeare and Redmond O’Hanlon introduced by William Dalrymple at Rajen Kilachand Mughal Tent.
Session 174. Rajasthan: Badalte Mahaul Mein Media by Falguni Bansal, L.P. Pant, Vinod Bhardwaj and Yash Goyal in conversation with Rajendra Bora atAmity University Baithak.
Session 175. Where the Line is Drawn: Crossing Boundaries in Occupied Palestine by Raja Shehadeh in conversation with Susan Abulhawa at Durbar Hall.
Session 176. Anil’s Ghost by Michael Ondaatje in conversation with Chandrahas Choudhury at AU Bank Samvad.
On 4.45pm – 5:15pm
Session 177.The Silent Sentinels of Ranthambore by Bina Kak atCox & Kings Charbagh.
Session 178. India’s Elephants: A Cultural Legacy by Tripti Pandey introduced by Edward Dickinson at Rajen Kilachand Mughal Tent.
Session 179. Supergirls: Young and Old by Atima Mankotia and Shabnam Minwalla at Amity University Baithak.
Session 180. The Colour of Words: Poetry Readings by Era Tak, Rene Singh and Renee Singh introduced by Chhavi JainTEA at Durbar Hall.
On 5:15pm – 6:15pm
Session 181. Closing Debate on the trending #MeToo by Bee Rowlatt, Sandip Roy, Pinky Anand, Ruchira Gupta and Vinod Dua, moderated by Namita Bhandare at Bank of Baroda Front Lawn.
At last, JLF will be completed by Closing Ceremony parties at many locations as usual. The last year music stage at Hotel Clarks Amer was one of them. Everyone is awaited for the huge closing ceremony parties.
On Monday with much to the delight of the adoring crowd, the session will be ended. This is last served by Shaadidukaan for Jaipur Literature Festival 2018. Over the next year, continue JLF 2019, JLF 2020, so on with Shaadidukaan.
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