JLF announces third list of speakers

New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) has announced the third list of 10 speakers who will appear at its January 2017 edition.

The third list of names, unveiled on Tuesday, includes British journalist Jeremy Paxman, South Korean Economist Ha-Joon Chang, and historians Roy Foster and Linda Colley.

Making their first visit to Jaipur are cultural critic Margo Jefferson and author Alex Ross, who is the music critic for The New Yorker.

The festival that expects to welcome over 250 authors, thinkers, politicians, journalists, and popular culture icons to Jaipur will also have authors including Ajay Navaria, Marcos Giralt Torrente, Manju Kapur and Neelima Dalmia Adhar.

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the JLF will announce 10 speakers every week till December 20.

These announcements will reveal the names of some of the world’s greatest writers and thinkers set to appear at the festival.