The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

Virtual Festival
Real Books

Live on YouTube, Facebook,
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  • Craig Brown

    Author, United Kingdom

    Craig Brown is the author of 19 books. His most recent book “One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time”, published in April this year,  is a Sunday Times bestseller. He has written  the parodic diary column on Private Eye for over thirty years.

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  • David Eagleman

    Author & Neuroscientist, USA

    David Eagleman is a neuroscientist, New York Times bestselling author, TED speaker, and Guggenheim Fellow.

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  • David Hare

    Playwright, United Kingdom

    David Hare is one of Britain’s most internationally performed playwrights and screenwriters. In a millennial poll of the best hundred plays of the 20th century, five were his.

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  • Deepa Anappara

    Author, Journalist,India

    Deepa Anappara worked as a journalist in Mumbai and Delhi for eleven years. Her reports on the impact of poverty and religious violence on the education of children have won several awards. Her debut novel ‘Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line’ has been shortlisted for the Tata Literature Live! First Book Award, 2020. It was also shortlisted for the JCB Prize for Literature 2020.

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  • Deepanjana Pal

    Author, India

    Deepanjana Pal is the author of the thriller Hush A Bye Baby, the Puchku series of children’s books, and The Painter, a biography of the artist Raja Ravi Varma.

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  • Deepthi Bopaiah

    Sports Professional, India

    Deepthi  Bopaiah is Executive Director, GoSports Foundation, a non-profit venture working towards the development of some of India’s top talents in Olympic and Paralympic disciplines, through athlete scholarships and knowledge building programmes. She is a top level sportswoman, and  has represented her University and Karnataka State in tennis and basketball. She has an MBA in Marketing and Finance and a Master’s degree in Economics. She joined GoSports Foundation after working 6 years in banking as a wealth advisor and trainer, to pursue her long-standing interest in sport.

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  • Dilip D’Souza

    Author, India

    Dilip D’Souza is an award winning Indian author.

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  • Dorka Farkas

    Artiste, Hungary

    Dorka Farkas is a Hungary based artiste, director-choreographer of Baltazar Theatre Company, the only professional theatre in Hungary employing mentally disabled actors.

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  • Emma Donoghue

    Author, Ireland

    Emma Donoghue is an internationally bestselling author, short story writer and playwright.

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  • Fareed Zakaria

    Journalist & Author, USA

    Fareed Zakaria writes a foreign affairs column for The Washington Post. He is also the host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS and a contributing editor for the Atlantic. Born in India, Zakaria received a BA from Yale College and a PhD from Harvard University.

     

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  • Farrukh Dhondy

    Author & Columnist, United Kingdom

    Farrukh Dhondy is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, screenplays, stage plays, TV, a translator of sorts and even a journalist.

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  • Gargi Rawat

    News Anchor, India

    Gargi Rawat is a senior news anchor and environment reporter with NDTV 24X7.

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  • Gauri Sinh

    Author, India

    Journalist and author Gauri Sinh has written three books, her latest being crime thriller Drop Dead Gorgeous (2019).

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  • Geetanjali Shetty Kaul

    Storyteller, India

    Geetanjali Shetty Kaul is a Pedagogy Expert, Circle Facilitator, Performative Storyteller, Creative and Mindfulness Coach and Educator for 2 decades.

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  • George Jose

    Academic, UAE

    George Jose is Visiting Associate Professor of Anthropology at NYU Abu Dhabi. He directed programmes in the field of arts and culture, and taught in architecture, design, and management institutes in India.

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  • Gill Hornby

    Author, United Kingdom

    Gill Hornby is the author of the best-selling The Hive and Altogether Now. Her new novel Miss Austen – the story of Jane Austen’s sister, Cassandra – was a Sunday Times bestseller in January of this year.

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  • Girish Shahane

    Writer, India

    Girish Shahane is an independent writer and curator based in Mumbai.

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  • Govindraj Ethiraj

    Entrepreneur, India

    Govindraj Ethiraj is the Founder & Director : BOOM & IndiaSpend.

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