A blog dedicated to news, reviews and thoughts on literary festivals around the world. Book Festivals, Readers Festivals, Writers Festivals, Literary Festivals, the names and forms are diverse. Disclosure: I served on the Steering Committee of the Singapore Writers Festival 2005. Enjoy!
The British sense of the word, "Asians" means what in Singapore means "south Asians". A picture of Rushdie of course, but the story also mentions Vid Mehta, Tariq Ali, Pavan Verma, Pankaj Mishra, Kamila Shamsie, and Suhayl Saadi. Tariq Ali was a major attraction last month in Sydney, and Suhayl will also be coming to Singapore end of August.