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)

Monica Ali

Bangladesh

Monica is an award-winning writer, whose novels include ‘Brick Lane’, ‘In the Kitchen’ and ‘Untold Story’. Her work has been translated into 26 languages. She was chosen as one of Granta’s 2003 Best of Young British Novelists. She has been a visiting Professor on the MFA course at Columbia University, New York and from 2015-18, she was Distinguished Writer in Residence at the University of Surrey.

sessions

Book In Focus : Midnight’s Children

Panel Discussions Friday, 15th Nov 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Tata Theatre - NCPA
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It’s Just Not Real : Why Cultural Appropriation Isn’t Cool

Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Tata Theatre - NCPA

Why cultural appropriation isn’t cool.

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The Opening Lines : Capturing The Reader

Workshops Saturday, 16th Nov 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Title Waves Lounge - St Pauls Institute

Monica Ali talks about how, what and when to begin a story.

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Brick Lane, Brickbats and Britain

Conversations Sunday, 17th Nov 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Title Waves - St Pauls Institute

Monica Ali chats about her groundbreaking novel Brick Lane, that was nominated for the Booker Man Prize in 2003, her life, her work, her muses, and her Bangladeshi-British identity. 

Other Speakers :
Jerry Pinto
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