The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thu Nov 19, Fri Nov 20, Sat Nov 21, Sun Nov 22 2019

Panel Discussions
Book Launches

NCPA (South Mumbai)
St. Pauls Institute (Bandra)
Prithvi Theatre (Juhu)

Humra Quraishi


Humra is a Delhi-based writer, columnist, journalist. Her books include, ‘ Kashmir – The Unending Tragedy: Reports From The Front Lines’, ‘Kashmir- The Untold Story’, ‘Divine Legacy: Dagars & Dhrupad’, a volume of her collective writings – ‘Views: Yours and Mine’, two short story collections – ‘Bad Time Tales’ and ‘More Bad Time Tales’ and the novel, ‘Meer’. She has written for several anthologies and journals, and has co-authored ‘Absolute Khushwant’ and a series of writings with the late Khushwant Singh.


Caught In The Crosshairs

Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Godrej Theatre - NCPA

Launch of ‘The Silence and The Storm’ followed by a discussion about women in the conflict zone.

Other Speakers :
Kalpana Sharma, Elizabeth Flock
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Unhappy Mother’s Day

Panel Discussions Sunday, 17th Nov 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Godrej Theatre - NCPA

The myth of the maternal instinct.

Other Speakers :
Avni Doshi, Eshkol Nevo, Antoine Lewis
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  • A C Grayling


    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


    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


    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


    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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