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)

Arshia Sattar

India

Arshia works with Sanskrit epics and the story telling traditions of the Indian sub-continent. Her translation of the ‘Valmiki Ramayana’ has stayed in print continuously for more than 25 years. Her recent publications include ‘Uttara: The Book of Answers’ and for children, ‘Garuda and the Serpents’. Her version of the Mahabharata for young readers will be published in 2020 as will ‘Treta: When Dharma stands on Three Legs’, a collection of essays on dharma in the Ramayana. Arshia teaches classical Indian literatures at various institutions around the country and abroad. She also runs an international writers’ residency programme.

sessions

#kidsneedbooks

Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SPICE (Alberione Hall) - St Pauls Institute

Bringing books to children.

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You Cheeky Devil

Panel Discussions Sunday, 17th Nov 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Title Waves - St Pauls Institute

The Annual Quiz that tests authors on their literary knowledge. Watch them struggle with book titles, innocuous titles, Pictionary, and a whole lot more in this fun event!

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    England

    A C Grayling CBE, is the Master of the New College of the Humanities, London, and its Professor of Philosophy. He is also a Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne’s…

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  • Alexander McCall Smith

    Scotland

    A former Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh, Alexander has written more than 100 books. He is best known for ‘The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency’…

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  • Ambarish Satwik

    India

    Ambarish is a Delhi-based vascular surgeon and writer. His debut novel ‘Perineum: Nether Parts of the Empire’, a rogue, fictive sexual history of the British Raj, was published in…

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  • Amrita Mahale

    India

    Amrita is the author of the novel ‘Milk Teeth’. Her writing has appeared in ‘Hindustan Times’, ‘Scroll’, ‘Himal Southasian’ and ‘Brown Paper Bag’. Amrita was trained as an aerospace…

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