News Sourced from Metro Vaartha dated 25.09.2011
- India’s leading literary event, the Kovalam Literary Festival, will be happening on October 1st and 2nd at the historic Kanakakunnu Palace.
- There will be a large international gathering of authors including Mohammed Hanif (“A case of Exploding Mangoes”) and Fatima Bhutto from Pakistan, Savyon Liebrecht and Motti Lerner of Israel, Sri Lankan author Shehan Karunatilaka, David Davidar, Anuradha Roy, Ashwin Sanghi, Rahul Pandita, Suresh Menon, Kanika Dhillon, Kishore singh, Meena Kandaswamy, Palash Mehrotra and Basharat Peer from India
- An exhibition of MF Hussain’s paintings
- Author and a key organizer of the the event, Binu K John, believes this festival is gaining prominence after the pioneering Jaipur Festival
- Lots of new book releases by the above authors!!
- Good Luck to the organizers and this blog wishes to thank them and the distinguished guests for enriching Trivandrum with their presence!