The first major literary initiative of the year - Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2014 presents its fifth edition from 8-13 January 2014, with signature events celebrating literature, arts and ideas at the magnificent heritage sites of Calcutta, and the iconic Oxford Bookstore...
News Dec 17: Apeejay Surrendra Group and Oxford Bookstores today announced the fifth edition of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival, 2014. The literary forum, the first of its kind to be created by a bookstore, is extended over a period of six days !Read more...
A tribute to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad on his 125th birth anniversary Inaugural Lecture by Aamir Khan - Maulana Azad: His Belief in Secularism & His Foresight.
My Father, My World
Launch of Amjad Ali Khan Sahib’s My Father, Our Fraternity: The Story of Haafiz Ali Khan & My World. Followed by a discussion with Amit Chaudhuri. In tribute to Maulana Azad.
The Great Indian Novel
With Shamsur Rahman Faruqi & Mani Shankar Mukherjee. Moderated by Ashok Vajpeyi. Launch of Shamsur Rahman Faruqi’s Mirror of Beauty & Shankar’s Thackeray Mansion. Chief Guest Prof. Suranjan Das.
Farrukh Dhondy in conversation Ruchir Joshi. Moderated by Shrabani Basu. Launch of Farrukh Dhondy’s Prophet of Love.
Of Food & Love Bollywood Style
Bhaichand Patel & Moon Moon Sen on food & love in Bollywood. Moderated by Oindrilla Dutt. Launch of Bhaichand Patel’s Mothers, Lovers & other Strangers.
Reimagining India A discussion around the release of Reimagining India - a collection of 65 essays curated & edited by McKinsey & Company.
From Stage to Page: Writing on Dance
Tulsi Badrinath, Vikram Iyengar, Vikram Sampath & Vandana Alase. Launch of Tulsi Badrinath’s Master of Arts: A Life in Dance.
A Room of One’s Own
Mrinal Pande, Nabaneeta Dev Sen & Anita Nair. Moderated by Prof. Sanjukta Dasgupta Launch of Anita Nair’s Idris: Keeper of the Celestial Light.
Sonar Bangla: Across Borders
With Chitrita Banerji, Urmi Rahaman, Nabaneeta Dev Sen & Bedabrata Pain. Moderated by Anchita Ghatak. Launch of Chitrita Banerji’s Mirror City.
The Creative Columnist
Mark Tully & Bachi Karkaria in conversation. Introduced by Ratnottama Sengupta. Moderated by Devi Kar.