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

Virtual Festival
Real Books

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Sabin Iqbal

Author & Journalist, India

Sabin Iqbal is a writer and a journalist with nearly 20 years of experience in mainstream media in India and abroad. His debut novel, The Cliffhangers, is critically acclaimed. His second novel, Shamal Days, will be published soon. His career has involved reporting international events, editing newspapers, magazines, news portals and books, heading communication/editorial departments and training, and curating literary festivals. He is Director and Co-curator of Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters. He has also written for Outlook, Open, Cricinfo, The Indian Express, and reported for BBC Scotland.


The First Time Ever

  • 20th November
  • 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Thrill And Challenges Of Writing A First Book. A panel discussion with Deepa Anappara, Megha Majumdar, Sabin Iqbal and Deepanjana Pal as the chair.

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  • Abhinandan Sekhri

    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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