V S Naipul to attend Jaipur literary fest

V S Naipaul

Nobel Laureate Sir. V. S. Naipaul, 2013 Man Book Prize Winner Eleanor Catton, acclaimed novelist Hanif Kureishi and celebrated American tra-vel writer Paul Theroux will be major attraction in the Jaipur Literature Festival next year.

The first line up of 77 authors set to participate in the 8th edition of the world’s largest free literary festival was anno-unced on Wednesday. Like each year the festival will champion Indian language literature with Hindi writer Vinod Kumar Shukla, Kedarn-ath Singh, Bengali writer Sangeeta Bandopadhyay, Marathi Dalit woman writer Urmila Pawar, and dramatist Girish Karnad all scheduled to attend.

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