The Thirteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, November 9th to Sunday, November 13th 2022

Let's Turn The Page

Online : 9 - 10 Nov
On ground : 11 - 13 Nov

Political and The Personal

  • Saturday, 12th Nov
  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm IST
  • St Pauls Institute, Title Waves

Events that shaped the destiny of India are well documented from historical and political perspectives. The lived trauma of people and their families caught in these larger than life events is difficult to capture through neutral academic works. Fiction, by delving into the minds and motivations of characters experiencing the turbulence, provides better insights into these worlds. Through two books, one set around the birth of Arunchal Pradesh and the other at the time of the Babri Masjid riots, we get a sense of how these events continue to impact so many lives.

Saskya Jain’s book Geeta Rahman at Championship Point, is also part of the longlist for Fiction  Book of the Year at the Tata Literature Live! 2022 Awards


Mamang Dai

Mamang Dai is a poet and novelist from Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh. 

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Saskya Jain

Saskya Jain is a writer based in Delhi and Berlin.

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Anita Vachharajani

Anita Vachharajani is a Mumbai-based writer, her book Amrita Sher-Gil: Rebel with a Paintbrush has won the Sahitya Akademi’s Bal Sahitya Puraskar Award, 2021.

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Books In The Session

Geeta Rahman at Championship Point

  • Saskya Jain
  • Simon & Schuster India

Escaping the Land

  • Mamag Dai
  • Speaking Tiger


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