Books at the Irrawaddy Literary Festival. Photo: AP Books at the Irrawaddy Literary Festival. Photo: AP
Books at the Irrawaddy Literary Festival. Photo: AP

Starved nation tucks into a feast of words at Myanmar book festival

Myanmar's first international book festival drew the country's guiding light, leading writers and a home crowd intrigued by the give-and-take of it all, writes Kate Whitehead

Topic |   Aung San Suu Kyi
Books at the Irrawaddy Literary Festival. Photo: AP Books at the Irrawaddy Literary Festival. Photo: AP
Books at the Irrawaddy Literary Festival. Photo: AP
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