Literary festival at the British Library

The Zee Jaipur Literature Festival, famed as the ‘greatest literary show on earth’, is coming to London. I am taking part in this year’s festival held at the British Library in mid June. I’ll have a session on Saturday the 15th, the details as below, followed by another session about China and India. I’d be thrilled to see you there.

12:30 – 13.30 Mughal Courtyard

Words Are All We Have

Anjali Joseph, Lijia Zhang and Romesh Gunesekera in conversation with Catharine Morris

Three writers speak about ways of seeing and recording, and how they navigate words across countries and cultures. Romesh Gunesekera is the acclaimed Sri Lankan-born British author and finalist for the Man Booker Prize. Award-winning author Anjali Joseph has written three novels including her recent The Living. China-born writer and journalist Lijia Zhang has written memorable books that include China Remembers, Socialism Is Great! and Lotus. In conversation with editor and writer Catharine Morris.

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