Books we loved at Jaipur Literature Festival 2020

Books we loved at Jaipur Literature Festival 2020

30 January 2020

Priyanka Mogul, Literature Programme Manager

Asia House Arts was thrilled to be at Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) last week, where we got to discover and reconnect with some brilliant authors. 

For those of you who couldn’t make it to Jaipur, we’ve put together a reading list of our favourite books by some of the authors who spoke at this year’s festival.


  1. The Hidden History of Burma, Thant Myint-U
  2. Celestial Bodies, Jokha Alharthi
  3. Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World, Anand Giridharadas
  4. The Black Dwarves of the Good Little Bay, Varun Thomas Matthew 
  5. The Tech Whisperer, Jaspreet Bindra
  6. Coming Out as a Dalit, Yashica Dutt
  7. Partition Voices, Kavita Puri
  8. The Next Billion Users, Payal Arora
  9. Low, Jeet Thayil 
  10. The Patient Assassin, Anita Anand


Have you read any of these? Tweet us at @asiahousearts to let us know your thoughts!