The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023

THE POWER OF WORDS

Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct

Shashi Tharoor

Member of Parliament & Author, India

Shashi Tharoor, a third-term Member of Parliament for Thiruvananthapuram, is the bestselling author of twenty-four books, both fiction and non-fiction, besides being a former Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and a former Minister of State for Human Resource Development and for External Affairs in the Government of India. He has won numerous awards for his writing, most notably the Sahitya Akademi Award, India’s highest literary honour, for his book An Era of Darkness. He chairs Parliament’s Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilisers and has previously chaired the Standing Committees on External Affairs and Information Technology.

sessions

FOR THE LOVE OF THE WORD – The Anil Dharker Session: INAUGURATION OF TATA LITERATURE LIVE! 2023 Followed by IN PRAISE OF THE PHRASE

  • 27th October
  • 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

INAUGURATION OF TATA LITERATURE LIVE! 2023
Followed by
IN PRAISE OF THE PHRASE
Shashi Tharoor in conversation with Mehdi Hasan

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?

  • 27th October
  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

How AI is impacting the creative process. Marcus du Sautoy, Shashi Tharoor, Chair: Parvez Diwan

Session sponsor: Blue Star

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    Journalist & Travel Writer, Italy/UK

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    A graduate in history, Ashok Gopal has worked as journalist, consultant for NGOs, and educational-content developer. He has been studying the life and thought of B.R. Ambedkar since 2004….

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