The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

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Tata Literature Live! Business Book Award

The Tata Literature Live! Business Book of the Year Award recognises the best business writing in the Indian literary space.

2020 Recipient

The winner of the 2020 Tata Literature Live! Business Book Award  is The Making of Hero: Four Brothers, Two Wheels and a Revolution that Shaped India by Sunil Kant Munjal.

2020 Shortlist

In alphabetical order

Excellence Has No Borders: How a Doctorpreneur Created a World-class Cancer Hospital Chain

  • B. S. Ajaikumar with Hemanth Gorur
  • Penguin Random House

The CEO Factory: Management Lessons from Hindustan Unilever

  • Sudhir Sitapati
  • Juggernaut

The Making of Hero: Four Brothers, Two Wheels and a Revolution that Shaped India

  • Sunil Kant Munjal
  • HarperCollins

2020 Longlist

Excellence Has No Borders: How a Doctorpreneur Created a World-class Cancer Hospital Chain

  • B. S. Ajaikumar with Hemanth Gorur
  • Penguin Random House

India Unlimited: Reclaiming the Lost Glory

  • Arvind Panagariya
  • HarperCollins

Queeristan: LGBTQ Inclusion in the

  • Parmesh Shahani
  • Westland

The CEO Factory: Management Lessons from Hindustan Unilever

  • Sudhir Sitapati
  • Juggernaut

The Making of Hero: Four Brothers, Two Wheels and a Revolution that Shaped India

  • Sunil Kant Munjal
  • HarperCollins

The Tech Whisperer: On Digital Transformation and the Technologies that Enable it

  • Jaspreet Bindra
  • Penguin Random House

2020 Jury

  • Anil Gupta

    Grassroots innovation activist; Founder, Honey Bee Network; author; visiting faculty, IIM, Ahmedabad and IIT, Bombay, and a Padma Shri awardee for management education.
  • Kiran Karnik

    Former President of Nasscom; a key figure in the growth of India’s IT industry, Member of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, and a Padma Shri awardee.
  • Raghunath Mashelkar

    One of India’s most renowned scientists; a technocrat, activist and visionary who has been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan.
  • Govindraj Ethiraj

    Media executive and entrepreneur; Founder & Director, BOOM & IndiaSpend.
  • Mini Menon

    Award-winning journalist and author, Co-Founder and Editor of Live History India.

Past Recipients

Leaprogging To Pole-Vaulting : Creating the Magic of Radical and Sustainable Transformation

2019

  • RA Mashelkar and Ravi Pandit
  • Penguin Random House

The Billionaire Raj

2018

  • James Crabtree
  • Harper Collins

Advice and Dissent

2017

  • YV Reddy
  • Harper Collins

Grassroots Innovation

2016

  • Anil K Gupta
  • Random House

Restart

2015

  • Mihir S Sharma
  • Vintage Books

Orbit Shifting Innovation

2014

  • Rajiv Narang & Devika Devaiah
  • RHI