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The Jaipur Literature Festival 2010 is taking shape

DSC Jaipur Literature Festival 2010 begins on January 21, 2010 and goes on till January 25.

Touted as Asia's leading literary event, it will play host to authors, publishers and book lovers at the heritage Diggi Palace.

This year authors such as Vikram Chandra, Tina Brown, Tenzin Tsundue, Steve Coll, Stephen Frears, Salima Hashmi, Pavan Verma, Mahasweta Devi, Mark Tully, Lawrence Wright, Hanif Kureishi, Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk, and Alexander McCall Smith will participate. The highlights of the evenings include screening of the movie “Queen”, performances by Titi Robbin, Cheb –I sabbah, The Nine Lives concert and so on. The programmes this year have been put together by Namita Gokhale and William Dalrymple, the two directors of the festival, and produced by Sanjoy Roy from Teamwork Productions.

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