November 25, 2016

Landmark browses through the Diary of a Wimpy Kid with creator Jeff Kinney

Mumbai: Landmark in association with Penguin house is delighted to welcome world renowned author of the famous kids’ series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Jeff Kinney at the Penguin Annual Lecture on December 7, 2016 at Tata Theatre, NCPA, Mumbai.

Marking the number one spot on New York Times’ bestsellers list, Kinney enthusiasts would have the lucky chance to witness the literary stalwart live on stage for the very first time in India.

Speaking on this special association, Ekta Saran, business head, Landmark Stores said, “We are absolutely elated in welcoming Jeff Kinney to India. This is indeed a great opportunity for Kinney fans to engage with the global phenomenon taking center stage. We constantly believe in creating enticing platforms for young minds to learn and flourish. With over 10,000 copies sold at an average and acing the best sellers’ list for a decade now, Jeff Kinney has been an inspiration and home to some of the most intriguing for avid readers in the country.”

Establishing the cornerstone of publishing events in its tenth prestigious edition, the Penguin Annual Lecture will yet again bring together the world’s brightest minds for the Indian audience. The platform would entail interactive and engaging sessions with writers, thinkers and aspiring leaders.

Sharing their intellect, the Penguin Annual Lecture has seen some of the most honorable names in the past decade; Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen in 2009, eminent historian Ramachandra Guha in 2010, renowned spiritual leader Dalai Lama in 2011, former president of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam in 2012, cinematic superstar Amitabh Bachchan in 2013, international bestselling author Dan Brown in 2014 and the legendary writer Ruskin Bond in 2015 to name a few.