The Tenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thu Nov 14, Fri Nov 15, Sat Nov 16, Sun Nov 17 2019

Conversations
Panel Discussions
Book Launches
Awards
Workshops

NCPA (South Mumbai)
St. Pauls Institute (Bandra)
Prithvi Theatre (Juhu)

TATA Literature Live! Book Of The Year Award – Fiction

The Tata Literature Live! Book of the Year Award for fiction has been constituted to recognise noteworthy work in the Indian literary space in the fiction genre.

 

2019 Recipient

The 2019 TATA Literature Live! Book Of The Year Award  for Fiction was awarded to The City And The Sea by Raj Kamal Jha.

2019 Shortlist

This shortlist has four nominations as there was a tie between two books

Small Days And Nights

  • Tishani Doshi
  • Bloomsbury

The Assassination Of Indira Gandhi

  • Upamanyu Chatterjee
  • Speaking Tiger

The City And The Sea

  • Raj Kamal Jha
  • Penguin Random House

The Miraculous True History of Nomi Ali

  • Uzma Aslam Khan
  • Westland

2019 Longlist

I Have Become The Tide

  • Githa Hariharan
  • Simon & Schuster

Small Days And Nights

  • Tishani Doshi
  • Bloomsbury

Tell Her Everything

  • Mirza Waheed
  • Westland

The Assassination Of Indira Gandhi

  • Upamanyu Chatterjee
  • Speaking Tiger

The City And The Sea

  • Raj Kamal Jha
  • Penguin Random House

The Miraculous True History Of Nomi Ali

  • Uzma Aslam Khan
  • Westland

2019 Jury

  • Arshia Sattar

    Author who writes about books and literature for publications in India and abroad
  • Deepanjana Pal

    Author and journalist
  • Jerry Pinto

    Author of Em and the Big Hoom and Murder in Mahim
  • Peter Griffin

    Writer, poet, amateur artist and journalist with The Hindu
  • Shashi Baliga

    Journalist, media educator and Executive Director, Literature Live!

Past Recipients

All The Lives We Never Lived

2018

  • Anuradha Roy
  • Hachete

Son Of The Thundercloud

2017

  • Easterine Kire
  • Speaking Tiger

Selection Day

2016

  • Aravind Adiga
  • Fourth Estate

Until The Lions

2015

  • Karthika Nair
  • HarperCollins

Arctic Summer

2014

  • Damon Galgut
  • Aleph Book Company