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

Virtual Festival
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Sonal Shah

Author, India

Sonal Shah is a New Delhi based writer and editor with roots in the Washington, DC area. She has led and been part of editorial teams at print and digital platforms in India and New York, including The Caravan, Time Out Delhi, VICE, National Geographic Traveller and Travel + Leisure. She writes on an eclectic range of subjects, from literature and language to food and drink, travel, the visual arts and urban life.


No Birds Sing

  • 21st November
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Why Are Dark Themes So Attractive?
A panel discussion with Andrey Kurkoc, Markus Zusak, Milena Moser and Sonal Shah as the chair.

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