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)

Perumal Murugan

India

Perumal works as Head and Associate Professor of Tamil Literature at a Government Arts College, Tamil Nadu. He is the author of 11 novels and five collections each of short stories and poems, as well as ten books of non-fiction. Several of his novels, stories and poems have been translated into English, including ‘Seasons of the Palm’, ‘Current Show’, ‘One Part Woman’ and ‘Pyre’. His best-known novel, ‘One Part Woman’, won the prestigious ILF Samanvay Bhasha Samman for writing in Indian languages. His recent novel, ‘Poonachi’, has been shortlisted for several awards including JCB award.

sessions

What Makes A Story Universal

Conversations Friday, 15th Nov 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tata Theatre - NCPA

K Satchidanandan in conversation with Perumal Murugan and Kannan Sundaram.

Other Speakers :
Kannan Sundaram, K.Satchidanandan
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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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  • A C Grayling

    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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