Lit for Life 2011

A Literary conclave

Lit for Life is an attempt to make literature enthusiasts delve into myriad forms of writing as we traverse sessions on food writing, tr...»

Some of the Speakers

Aman Sethi is currently the Chhattisgarh correspondent for The Hindu. A Free Man, his first book p...»

'I do not read books to make movies'

Lit for Life panellist Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra speaks about cinema and literature with »

Spreading the word

It's going to be a mélange of ideas and subjects at The Hindu Literary Review ‘Lit for Life' festival this Sunday, reports Shailaja Tripathi »

The cry is heard!

Ah! Those were the days – very carefree years. Lucknow then was a quiet, sleepy town. Between getting whacked by the monitors and teache...»

A celebration of literature in our lives

The Hindu's Lit for Life, a three-day, two-city conclave, will delve into various forms of writing »

New written worlds

Egyptian writer Mansoura Ezeldin and Yemeni poet and novelist Ali Al Muqri hail from a region known for repressive regimes and rocked recent »

Themes of freedom, justice and identity explored at fest

Chennai leg of ‘Lit for Life 2011' kicks off »

Literary extravaganza

From food to films to politics and revolutions to bestsellers, Lit for Life, presented by Hirco, in New Delhi had something for everyone. »

Write your own story

Kids had a wonderful time penning stories and making them come to life with their illustrations at the workshop held during the Lit for Life »

A hands-on guy

Once banker and now chef, Nikhil Chib, a panellist at The Hindu Lit for Life session today, talks about why he moved from numbers to food. »

Angry, honestly!

Vir Das says anything works in a stand-up routine so long as it's truthful »

‘I generally find writing quite difficult'

Pakistani author and Lit for Life panellist Mohammed Hanif on his novels, his career as a journalist and Indo-Pak relations. »

Delving into celluloid

Discussion throws light on luminaries' minds »

Spiced with madness

Manu Chandra, a panellist at The Hindu Lit for Life conclave in Delhi today, on what it takes to make a great chef. »

When literature will be the cynosure of all eyes

The Hindu's Lit for Life to be held in Chennai from October 29 to 30 »

‘Writing is full of pain'

Author Zac O' Yeah on writing, theatre and what he plans to do at The Hindu's Lit for Life workshop. »

'Literature is a huge stimulant'

Scriptwriter Anjum Rajabali talks about the links between cinema and literature. »

‘We are an exception'

Sanjna Kapoor, a panellist at one of The Hindu Lit for Life sessions today in Delhi, talks about adapting literature to the stage and the pr »

Multi-faceted discussions at The Hindu Lit for Life-2011

Writers, politicians, theatre, film personas, master chefs speak about the everyday life of the common man »

  Leela Samson & Firdose Vandrewala

Leela Samson, Director, Kalakshetra, in conversation with Firdose Vandrewala, CMD, Hirco, at The Hindu Lit for Life 2011 event. »

  How The Hindu Lit Fest came to be

Nirmala Lakshman, Director of Kasturi & Sons Ltd, speaks about The Hindu Lit for Life 2011, Chennai. »

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