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)

Vishwas Patil

India

Vishwas is a prominent novelist and playwright in Marathi. ‘Zadazadati ( A Dirge for the Dammed in English’) on the life and plight of the people displaced by the construction of big dams, fetched him the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1992. His other social novels like ‘Lust for Lalbug’, ‘Pangira’ and ‘Nagkeshar’, have mesmerised readers in various languages. His historical novels like ‘Sambhaji’ and ‘Panipat’ have been translated into Hindi and ‘Panipat’ is being published in English in November 2019. His novel ‘Mahanayak’ (on the life of Subhash Chandra Bose) has been translated into 14 Indian and foreign languages. He is the recipient of more than 40 literary awards.

sessions

Bigg Bose

Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Title Waves - St Pauls Institute

Netaji’s complicated legacy.

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    England

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    Scotland

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