Ruskin Bond is an award-winning Indian author of British descent, much renowned for his role in promoting children’s literature in India. He has written over 500 short stories, essays and novellas and more than 50 books for children. His first novel, The Room on the Roof, written at 17, received the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957. His latest work, The Little Book of Comfort, will be available from January 2019. He has received the Sahitya Akademi Award, the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and the Sahitya Akademi’s Bal Sahitya Puraskar.
January 25, 2020 ● 10:30 am
How Green Is My Story - Ruskin Bond and Soumitra Ray on how nature is muse and solace. In conversation with Balaji Vittal
January 26, 2020 ● 11:15 am
Haunted Hills - Udayan Mukherjee discusses his A Death In The Himalayas with mountain mystery maestro Ruskin Bond. In conversation with Jash Sen
January 26, 2020 ● 2 pm
How Do You Write Magic? - Ruskin Bond and Joanne Harris on magic and the not-so-real in their stories. In conversation with Malavika Banerjee