Singer Kaushiki Chakraborty performs at the Eastern Quadrangle of the Victoria Memorial on Friday, the inaugural day of the Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet in association with Victoria Memorial Hall and The Telegraph. At the inaugural session, poet Srijato shared his thoughts on the poetry of Jibanananda Das. The 10th edition of the festival is being live streamed on the Facebook page and YouTube channel of Kolkata Literary Meet.
On Saturday, American naturalist, zookeeper and author Lee Durrell will discuss her husband Gerald Durrell’s Corfu trilogy with Sandip Roy; Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni will discuss her latest book The Last Queen with festival director Malavika Banerjee and Amitav Ghosh will introduce his new book Jungle Nama to the readers. The final day — Sunday — will see author Kevin Kwan discuss his new book Sex and Vanity and Chandril Bhattacharya focus on Satyajit Ray’s adaptation from book to screen.