Author Sudha Shah speaks with the title of "The King (Thibaw) in Exile" during the first day session of the Irrawaddy Literary Festival at Inya Lake hotel Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in Yango

 

              Author Sudha Shah speaks with the title of "The King (Thibaw) in Exile" during the first day session of the Irrawaddy Literary Festival at Inya Lake hotel Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in Yango
Author Sudha Shah speaks with the title of "The King (Thibaw) in Exile" during the first day session of the Irrawaddy Literary Festival at Inya Lake hotel Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's first international literary festival opens Friday, featuring dozens of authors from around the world, including Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)