schedule

Time : 12.45pm

Name of Session : Aa Mori Bangla Bhasha
Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay, Belal Chowdhury, Samaresh Majumdar and Nasreen Jahan discuss the future of language and literature, epaar and opaar. In conversation with Sankarlal Bhattacharya


Time :2.15pm

Name of Session : Sunil Gangopadhyay Memorial Session
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak on Bengali, her intellectual roots in Kolkata, and Sunil Gangopadhyay’s legacy. In conversation with Chinmoy Guha


Time :3.20pm

Name of Session : Narir Lekha aar Dekha
Suchitra Bhattacharya, Bani Basu and Nasreen Jahan discuss the relevance of women’s writing in today’s world. In conversation with Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay


Time :3.20pm

Name of Session : Narir Lekha aar Dekha
Suchitra Bhattacharya, Bani Basu and Nasreen Jahan discuss the relevance of women’s writing in today’s world. In conversation with Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay


Time :3.20pm

Name of Session : Narir Lekha aar Dekha
Suchitra Bhattacharya, Bani Basu and Nasreen Jahan discuss the relevance of women’s writing in today’s world. In conversation with Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay


Time :3.20pm

Name of Session : Narir Lekha aar Dekha
Suchitra Bhattacharya, Bani Basu and Nasreen Jahan discuss the relevance of women’s writing in today’s world. In conversation with Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay


Time :3.20pm

Name of Session : Narir Lekha aar Dekha
Suchitra Bhattacharya, Bani Basu and Nasreen Jahan discuss the relevance of women’s writing in today’s world. In conversation with Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay


Time : 12:30pm

Name of Session : History Flows Michel Danino and Sanjeev Sanyal discuss rivers, goddesses, history, and the challenge of presenting it all to a new generation


Time : 2.15pm

Name of Session : Chinese Whispers The quiet, imperceptible change in the voices of young China’s favourite writers. Presenting Murong Xuecun, in conversation with Harvey Thomlinson and Marysia Juszczakiewicz


Time : 3.20pm

Name of Session :Home Thoughts from Abroad Bharati Mukherjee and Mridula Koshy talk about what connects and disconnects while writing about one’s home from another home. In conversation with Debnita Chakravarti


Time : 4.25pm

Name of Session : Sadabahaar Manto Javed Akhtar, Ali Sethi and MA Farooqi discuss why Manto’s stories still connect with readers from a new century. In conversation with Pritha Kejriwal
Session Partner: Kindle


Time : 5.30pm

Name of Session : Through A Lens Darkly Filmmakers Saeed Akhtar Mirza, Dibakar Banerjee, Q, and Sangeeta Datta on the importance of anger and angst in cinema

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Time : 6.35pm

Name of Session : Metro Margins Jeet Thayil and Nilanjana S. Roy discuss Bombay’s druggies and Dilli’s Billis with Sandip Roy

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Time : 7.40pm

Name of Session :Oskar to Oscar, Q&A to Millionaire Thomas Keneally and Vikas Swarup discuss the impact Oscar-winning movies that Schindler’s List and Slumdog Millionaire had on their acclaimed novels. In conversation with Sangita Gopal

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Time : 12:30pm

Name of Session : Evolution of a Revolution Ahdaf Soueif and Azad Essa discuss the paths traversed by various countries. In conversation with Samantak Das.
Session Partner: British Council


Time : 2.15pm

Name of Session : The Moderate Writes Back Saeed Akhtar Mirza and Azad Essa discuss extremism, moderates and their writings. In conversation with Pritha Kejriwal


Time : 3.20pm

Name of Session : A Passage to Pakistan John R. Schmidt and Deborah Baker discuss the macro and micro views of jihaad and Pakistan. In conversation with Ali Sethi


Time : 4.25pm

Name of Session : Arabesque Ahdaf Soueif discusses being Egypt’s chronicler and the importance of women’s writing in unquiet times. In conversation with Ritu Menon


Time : 5.30pm

Name of Session : Thoroughly Tharoor Shashi Tharoor on the first 25 years of published writings, and everything in between. In conversation with Sanjeev Sanyal

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Time : 6.35pm

Name of Session : Faith, Fiction and Fame Amish Tripathi in conversation with Jash Sen on his much-awaited Oath of the Vayuputras

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Time : 7.40pm

Name of Session : The KaLaM Question: Will Capital Punishment for Rape Help or Hinder Justice? With Sharmila Tagore, Aparna Sen, Javed Akhtar, Anita Agnihotri, Vrinda Grover and Paroma Roy Chowdhury, in conversation with Kunal Basu
Session Partner: Paroma

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Time : 12:30pm

Name of Session : Literature Across Frontiers Poetry Workshop Featuring Doris Kareva, Kathryn Gray, Sampurna Chattarji, Mamta Sagar, Binayak Bandyopadhyay, Nilanjan Banerjee and Akshay Pathak

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Time : 2.15pm

Name of Session : The Second OneRuchir Joshi, Jeet Thayil, Amitabha Bagchi and Mridula Koshy discuss the challenges presented by the second novel. In conversation with Arunava Sinha

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Time : 3.00pm

Name of Session : Trincas Special: How Calcutta Lost Its Groove and How Kolkata Can Get It Back Jug and Bunny Suraiya discuss the heady days of the '60s and '70s with Usha Uthup. In conversation with Nondon Bagchi


Time : 3.20pm

Name of Session : A New Link Language Farah Ghuznavi, Sampurna Chattarji and Sreemoyee Piu Kundu discuss English writings on both sides of the border. In conversation with Yajnaseni Chakraborty


Time : 4.25pm

Name of Session : Tiger's Tales and the Search for a New Cricket Memoir Sourav Ganguly unveils Sharmila Tagore’s new book on Tiger Pataudi, and discusses whether today’s cricketers have the time to put pen to paper. In conversation with Suresh Menon

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Time : 5.30pm

Name of Session : Boroniyo Kara? — Changing Bengali Icons Krishna Bose and Sugata Bose discuss changing Bengali heroes over the last 100 years, and what they say about West Bengal. In conversation with Semanti Ghosh


Time : 6.35pm

Name of Session : The Ibis in Mid-voyage Amitav Ghosh discusses his books, his inspirations and the fate of the Ibis. In conversation with Sukanta Chaudhuri

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Time : 8.00pm

Name of Session : Nayikar Bhumikay — Satyajiter Naari Choritro Madhabi Mukherjee, Sharmila Tagore and Aparna Sen discuss Satyajit Ray's female protagonists. In conversation with Rituparno Ghosh

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Time : 12:30pm

Name of Session : What Moves India, What Stops It Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen and Sharmila Tagore discuss India’s economic, cultural and social growth in the first 65 years of Independence

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Time : 2.15pm

Name of Session : All in the Family Nabaneeta Dev Sen discusses the writing gene with Antara Dev Sen


Time : 2.15pm

Name of Session : Thriller Cities Anita Nair, Corban Addison and Ravi Subramanian discuss why India’s metros provide a perfect backdrop for crime and crime busters, in conversation with Arunava Sinha. At Adda Zone


Time : 3.20pm

Name of Session : Epic Fascination Amruta Patil and Madeline Miller discuss their interest in ancient epics and how their generation seeks to interpret it. In conversation with Supriya Chaudhuri


Time : 4.25pm

Name of Session : A Tryst with Dynasty Tavleen Singh on why writers and readers never tire of the Nehru-Gandhi family. In conversation with Sayan Bhattacharya


Time : 4.30pm

Name of Session : Coffee Houser Shei Adda TaUtpal Kumar Basu, Deborah Baker, Kunal Basu and Anindya Chattopadhyay discuss the golden years of the College Street Coffee House


Time : 3.00pm

Name of Session : Praaner Bhasha: Bangladesh’s Fight for a Linguistic Identity Anisul Hoque and Belal Chowdhury discuss Bangladesh’s language and identity with Ranjan Bandyopadhyay


Time : 5.35pm

Name of Session : Writing East, Looking West Corban Addison, John R. Schmidt and Bharati Mukherjee on writing about India, Pakistan and Bangladesh for Western audiences. In conversation with Sujoy Bhattacharya. At Adda Zone


Time : 6.35pm

Name of Session : Keneally's Ark Thomas Keneally discusses the unlikely heroes who are born of great wars. In conversation with Sandip Roy

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Time : 8.00pm

Name of Session : RD Burman and the Sound of Film Music Biographers Anirudha Bhattacharjee and Balaji Vittal celebrate the genius of Panchamda through an audio-visual presentation

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