Day 3: JLF 2016

Its going to be houseful on  Day3 at JLF 2016 and you will find yourself pushing yourself in the crowd to rush to the next session. There is lots in store for everyone today at JLF. Lets take a look at the sessions that you must try not to miss.

10:00 am(Durbaar Hall): Steve McCurry in conversation with Basharat Peer will throw some light on ‘Beyond the Afghan Girl’

10am (Charbagh): French economic historian Thomas Piketty, who wrote the groundbreaking book Capital in the Twenty-first Century, speaks of his theories on wealth and inequality with Sebastian Mallaby and Arvind Subramanian.

11:10 am(Rajnigandha Silver Pearls front Lawns):  The Fry Chronicles(memoir of stephen fry) will be discussed by actor & comedian Stephen Fry in conversation with Anindita Ghose where he will discuss his early days in theatre, films, TV & radio.

11.10am (Charbagh): India’s bestselling authors Ravi Subramanian, Anuja Chauhan and Ravinder Singh reveal the secrets of their success.

12.25pm (Charbagh): You can find all the biggies at this panel including Margaret Atwood, Colm Toibin, Aleksandar Hemon, David Grossman, Sulaiman Addonia and Sunjeev Sahota, on the past, present and future of the novel.

2.30pm (Rajnigandha Silver Pearls Front Lawns): Surgeon and writer Atul Gawande, author of Being Mortal, on the modern experience of aging and mortality, and where our ideas of death have gone wrong.

3.45pm (Charbagh): Colm Toibin, Armistead Maupin and translator R Raj Rao speak of sexuality and writing, and the ‘coming out’ novel.

5.15pm (Charbagh): Carnatic vocalist T.M. Krishna and photobook creator Dayanita Singh will discuss the reductive understanding of cultures.

5.15pm (Rajnigandha Silver Pearls front Lawns): Thomas Pikkety will speak to journalist Mihir S. Sharma about his book.

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