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Wednesday, 12th August, 2020

Meru Gokhale

Meru Gokhale

Meru Gokhale is Publisher at Penguin Random House India. She publishes authors, including Arundhati Roy, Amitav Ghosh, Jhumpa Lahiri, Salman Rushdie, Ramachandra Guha, Paulo Coelho and Mohsin Hamid, among many others.

Sessions

Bhay aur Bhairav: Negotiating Fear

Devdutt Pattanaik in conversation with Meru Gokhale

Fear of the unknown is the most debilitating of emotions. Mythologist and mesmeric storyteller Devdutt Pattanaik speaks to editor and publisher Meru Gokhale of the inevitable nature of change and the archetypes of fear that have to be overcome to deal with the realities of life as they are dealt out to us. 

The Art of Stillness:

Pico Iyer in conversation with Meru Gokhale

Essayist and novelist Pico Iyer speaks of movement and stillness, changelessness and change, and the need to keep ourselves anchored in stillness in our changed world and environment.