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17th Jaipur Literature Festival 2024 To Begin On February 1

The 17th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival, a literary show will take place from February 1 to February 5, 2024. The Festival will bring together some of the brightest minds in the world. It also has released its second list of speakers. The event will act as a platform for literary enthusiasts, writers, thinkers, and visionaries.

List of 25 Speakers at the Jaipur Literature Festival:

S.no.NameNotable Works/ Description
1Akhil Katyal“Like Blood on the Bitten Tongue: Delhi Poems,” “How Many Countries Does the Indus Cross.”
2Amia Srinivasan“The Right to Sex.”
3Andrew Quintman“The Life of Milarepa.”
4Arundhathi SubramaniamNotable Indian poet with a Sahitya Akademi Award.
5Bonnie Garmus“Lessons in Chemistry.”
6Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni“The Palace of Illusions,” “The Last Queen.”
7Damon GalgutBooker Prize winner.
8Diana EvansOrange Award winner.
9Gulzar SaabOver 100 books to his credit.
10Hernan Diaz“Trust and in the Distance.”
11Kai Bird“American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer.”
12Katie KitamuraPEN longlisted “Intimacies.”
13Kelly Dorji“The Hidden Rainbow.”
14Luke SysonDirector of the Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge.
15Justice Madan B. LokurFormer Judge of the Supreme Court of India and Fiji.
16Malcolm Turnbull AC29th Prime Minister of Australia.
17Maria Goretti“From My Kitchen to Yours.”
18Merve EmreAuthor of “The Annotated Mrs. Dalloway.”
19Navdeep SuriFormer Indian Ambassador to the UAE, High Commissioner to Australia, Ambassador to Egypt, and Consul General in Johannesburg.
20Roger CohenPulitzer Prize and George Polk award recipient.
21Sarnath BanerjeeAccomplished in graphic novels, art, and filmmaking.
22Shumona SinhaAuthor of “Down with the Poor!”
23Vincent Brown“The Reaper’s Garden: Death and Power in the World of Atlantic Slavery,” “Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War.”
24Vivek ShanbhagAuthor of 13 works of fiction.
25Yascha Mounk“The Identity Trap: A Story of Ideas and Power in Our Time,” “The Great Experiment: Why Diverse Democracies Fall Apart and How They Can Endure.”

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Jaipur Literature Festival 2024 will focus on literary works in languages such as Assamese, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Malayalam, Marathi, Odiya, Punjabi, Tamil, and Urdu. The theme for the 17th Jaipur Literature Festival will be “Stories Unite Us.” The Jaipur Literature Festival 2024 will take place at the exquisite Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur.


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