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

Aanchal Malhotra

Author, India

Aanchal Malhotra is an oral historian and writer from New Delhi, India. She is the co-founder of the Museum of Material Memory, and writes extensively on the 1947 Partition and its related topics. Her first book, published in South Asia as Remnants of a Separation and internationally as Remnants of Partition, was shortlisted for the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar, British Academy’s Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding, Hindu Lit for Life Non Fiction Prize, Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize and the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize. Her second book, In the Language of Remembering, was published in early 2022.



  • 12th November
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Launch of Arjun Gaind’s Anatomy of a Loss, followed by a discussion on how the echoes of history shape lives
Aanchal Malhotra, Arjun Raj Gaind, Hannah Lalhlanpuii
Chair: Saskya Jain


  • 12th November
  • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Captivated by canines
Aanchal Malhotra, Manjiri Prabhu
Chair: Antoine Lewis

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