The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023

Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct

South Africa, My Muse

  • Wednesday, 9th Nov
  • 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm IST
  • Online

The history and geography of South Africa has been the canvas upon which Damon Galgut narrates his stories. His latest Booker Prize winning saga The Promise, is a reflection of a post apartheid society. He talks to Salil Tripathi about what it is to be South African today.


Damon Galgut

Damon Galgut is an award-winning novelist and playwright from South Africa. He won the 2004 Commonwealth Writers Prize for his book The Good Doctor.

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Salil Tripathi

Salil Tripathi lives in New York, via London, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Geneva.

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Books In The Session

The Promise

  • Damon Galgut
  • Chatto & Windus


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