For those of us who live across cultures and languages, separated by thousands of miles from places of our origin, home is always fluid and indefinable and yet returning to India for the Jaipur Literature Festival felt like a definite homecoming. It was a pleasure and a privilege to hear so many great minds and to have the opportunity to talk about my novel, Still Lives with Bee Rowlatt and have it ‘launched’ by none other than Amish Tripathi. Jaipur Literature Festival has an energy and a cerebral fizz that is unique. I was quite blown away by the enthusiastic crowds, the spirit of enquiry and the sheer love for books. In an uncertain world where the center seems to be collapsing, these few days in the pink city felt like a golden reprieve. Here are a few pics from my event: