Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Book Lauch: Best of Quest on Feb 29

Toto Funds the Arts (TFA)
in association with the British Council Library, Bangalore

is delighted to invite you to a reading and discussion of
The Best of Quest
edited by Laeeq Futehally, Arshia Sattar and Achal Prabhala

In discussion with the editors will be
Amrita Shah and Ashish Rajadhyaksha

Date and time: Wednesday,29 February 2012, 6.30 p.m.
Venue: The British Council Library, British Library, Prestige Takt,
23 Kasturba Road Cross, Bangalore

Laeeq Futehally is a writer, editor and garden designer. She worked as literary editor of Quest for over twenty years.

Arshia Sattar works with classical Indian literatures and teaches at various institutions across the country.

Achal Prabhala is a researcher and writer in Bangalore.

Amrita Shah is a journalist, columnist and non-fiction writer. Her books include Hype, Hypocrisy and Television in Urban India (Vikas, 1997) and Vikram Sarabhai-A Life (Penguin-Viking, 2007). She is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Contemporary Studies at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Ashish Rajadhyaksha is Senior Fellow, Centre for the Study of Culture & Society, Bangalore. he is the co-Editor of the Encyclopaedia of Indian Cinema (2001) and author of Indian Cinema in the Time of Celluloid: From Bollywood to the Emergency (2009).

“This is a landmark volume that illuminates the political and social history of independent India as no other book can or will.”
 – Ramchandra Guha

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