Festivals cannot ‘change’ anything, nor do this is their aim, but success will be when people ‘takes away’ something.
‘No culture can flourish in isolation’
The short attention span of Lahoris spotlighted.
Historian Sharabani Basu says we need to learn from European Union’s success and start open trade in south Asia.
Pluralism, upcoming elections, India’s growing right and South Asian identity discussed.
Mohammad Hanif’s witticisms left the audience in stitches.
Rachel Dwyer talks about Amitabh, Bollywood and the Kapoor dynasty.
No one knows why literary festivals are gaining popularity, says Gokhale.
Poet Zehra Nigah discusses gender and poetry.
A first person narrator comes with a lot of baggage. You are an intrinsically unreliable narrator: Vikram Seth
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