The Thirteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, November 9th to Sunday, November 13th 2022

Let's Turn The Page

Online : 9 - 10 Nov
On ground : 11 - 13 Nov

Sophie Hénaff

Author, France

Sophie Hénaff is a French journalist and novelist. She writes in the French Cosmopolitan newspaper and has a humour column La Cosmoliste. She started out in a Lyon-based café-theatre before opening a card and board game bar, and then, finally, entering journalism. Poulets Grillés (The Awkward Squad) published in 2015, was her first novel, about an investigation led by a brigade composed of undesirable elements of the police. It received several awards including the Prix Arsène Lupin and the Prix des Lecteurs-Le Livre de Poche awards. Poulets Grillés was followed by two more books in the series: Stick Together and Art et Décès.


Noir In Mumbai : Case by Case

  • 12th November
  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The rise of Noir writing
Johana Gustawsson, Sophie Hénaff
Chair: Arjun Raj Gaind

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