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Jaipur Lit Fest all set to kick off

Posted on Jan 17, 05:49PM | IBNS

Publishers Full Circle are all set to host the DSC Jaipur Literature festival from Jan 24 to Jan 28 here, expected to see the presence of a plethora of national and international authors.

Full Circle Bookstore, is the official book partner for the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival, since 2010

The DSC Jaipur Festival will come alive with authors, books, conversations, music from across the world.

Every year the Full Circle Bookstore becomes a hub of activity as book lovers and the literati converge from all over the globe to experience the absolute magic of the Jaipur Lit Fest and to hear and meet the authors and buy their books.

There are also book-signing sessions which are very popular.

In 2012, the venue saw a footfall of 1,22,000 visitors and the bookstore witnessed a larger number of visitors than expected.

Commenting on participation, CEO of Full Circle, Priyanka Malhotra, said, "It has been an honour and a wonderful opportunity for us to be in partnership with the renowned DSC Jaipur Literature festival. Like all previous years, this year also we intend to provide our readers with the best and latest of a well put together literary collection!"

This year the festival has a very exciting and exhaustive range of authors visiting from all over the globe.

Some of the much awaited include- Pico Iyer, Mahashweta Devi, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Aminata Forna, Akash Kapur, Gurcharan Das, Catherine Weinberger, Jeet Thayil, Musharraf Ali Farooqi, Shauna Singh Baldwin, Diana Eck, Yiyun Li, Zoe Heller among many others.