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

Virtual Festival
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Alan Friedman

Author & Journalist, United Kingdom

Alan Friedman is an award-winning journalist, documentarian and the author of several international best-selling books, including This Is Not America (published in India under the title Democracy in Peril, Om Books) and Berlusconi: The Epic Story of the Billionaire Who Took Over Italy. His books have been translated into 16 languages. Friedman was awarded the British Press Award four times during his career with The Financial Times of London, The International Herald Tribune and The Wall Street Journal. Today he divides his time between the United States and Europe, and is an op-ed columnist for Italy’s La Stampa newspaper. His most recent TEDx Talk was at Oxford in 2018, when he warned about the dangers of a Trump presidency.


Big Bosses

  • 19th November
  • 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The future of democracy in the age of strongmen

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  • Abraham Verghese

    Professor & Author, USA

    Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP, is Professor and Linda R. Meier and Joan F. Lane Provostial Professor, and Vice Chair for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at the School…

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    Author, India

    Amish is a diplomat, author and columnist. He has taken over as the Director of The Nehru Centre in London.
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  • Amitava Kumar

    Author, USA

    Amitava Kumar is the author of several works of nonfiction and three novels. His 2018 book Immigrant, Montana: A Novel, published in India under the title The Lovers, was…

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