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

Virtual Festival
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Roshan Ali

Author, India

Roshan Ali is a novelist and a writer. He dropped out of college to write his critically acclaimed debut novel Ib’s Endless Search for Satisfaction which was published in 2019 and was shortlisted for the JCB Prize for Literature, The Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize and the Mathrabhumi Book of the Year Award. His work, fiction and non-fiction, has appeared in Scroll, The Indian Express, The Hindu, Reader’s Digest, Verve Magazine and Huffington Post India. He lives in Bangalore with his wife and their three dogs.


Pandemic Tales

  • 21st November
  • 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm

In the darkest of times, humanity shines through. A panel discussion between Emma Donoghue, Peter May, Shobhaa De and Roshan Ali as the chair.

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    Writer, India

    Abhinandan Sekhri is a writer, director, producer and entrepreneur. Co-founder of Newslaundry (a news and news critique platform) and Small Screen (a communication, strategy and film/videos production company). In…

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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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  • 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,…

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  • Amish

    Author, India

    Amish is a diplomat, author and columnist. He has taken over as the Director of The Nehru Centre in London.
    Amish has been listed among the 50 most powerful Indians…

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