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)

Speakers

  • Supriya Nair

    India

    Supriya Nair is a journalist based in Bombay. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic and Foreign Policy, among others.

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  • Swami Agnivesh

    India

    An activist based in New Delhi, India, he is a leader of Arya Samaj, and Former Board Member of KAICIID (King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue).

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  • Tim Flannery

    Australia

    Tim is Australian mammologist, palaeontologist, environmentalist, conservationist and explorer. In 2013 he founded, and is chief councilor, of the Australian Climate Council, Australia’s largest and most successful crowdfunded organisation.

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  • Tony Joseph

    India

    Tony Joseph, author of ‘Early Indians: The Story of Our Ancestors and Where We Came From’, has been a journalist, columnist and contributor to leading newspapers and magazines for over three decades.

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  • Tracy Chevalier

    USA

    Author of international bestseller ‘Girl With A Pearl Earring’, which has been translated into 43 languages, sold over 5 million copies worldwide, been made into a film, and will soon be performed as an opera.

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  • Vaibhav Purandare

    India

    Vaibhav is the author of the critically acclaimed ‘Savarkar: The True Story of the Father of Hindutva’.

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  • Vikram Oza

    Media personality Vikram is Consulting Editor with the Business News channel BTVI.

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  • Vir Sanghvi

    India

    Vir is a columnist, broadcaster and author. His journalistic career includes stints as editor of ‘Bombay’, ‘Imprint’ and ‘Sunday’ before taking over at ‘The Hindustan Times’ where he was first, Editor and then Editorial Director.

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  • Vishal Bhardwaj

    India

    Vishal Bhardwaj is an Indian film director, writer, composer and producer.

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  • Vishwas Patil

    India

    Vishwas is a prominent novelist and playwright in Marathi. He won the Sahitya Akadami Award in 1992.

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  • William Dalrymple

    Scotland

    William, the acclaimed historian and art historian, is the best-selling author of ‘White Mughals’, ‘The Last Mughal, and ‘Return of a King’.

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  • Yashwant Sinha

    India

    He was the former  Finance Minister, and earlier,  senior leader in the BJP. Besides being an avid reader he is the author of several books, the recent ones being India Unmade: How the Modi Government Broke the Economy and now,  Relentless: An Autobiography

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  • Yuki Ellias

    India

    Yuki Ellias is an actor, theatre- director and corporate coach.

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  • Yvonne Owuor

    Kenya

    Author of the well-received ‘Dust’ (2014), and ‘The Dragonfly Sea (2019), Kenya-born Yvonne’s short story, ‘The Weight of Whispers’, earned her the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2003.

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