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

Virtual Festival
Real Books

Live on YouTube, Facebook,
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  • Ashutosh Varshney

    Professor, USA

    Ashutosh Varshney is Sol Goldman Professor of International Studies and the Social Sciences and Professor of Political Science at Brown University, where he also directs the Center for Contemporary South Asia.

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  • Ashwin Sanghi

    Author, India

    Ashwin Sanghi ranks among India’s highest selling English fiction authors. He has written several bestsellers; The Rozabal Line, Chanakya’s Chant, and a New York Times bestselling crime thriller with James Patterson. He has been included by Forbes India in their Celebrity 100 and is a Crossword Popular Choice Award winner.

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  • Ayaz Memon

    Journalist, Mumbai

    Ayaz Memon has been a journalist for over 40 years. He writes about sports, politics, cinema and social issues.

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  • B S Ajaikumar

    Doctor, India

    Dr. BS Ajaikumar is a doctorpreneur and the Chairman & CEO of HealthCare Global Enterprises Ltd. He is a radiation and medical oncologist with over 40 years of experience.

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  • Bhaskar Sunkara

    Author, USA

    Bhaskar Sunkara is the founding editor and publisher of Jacobin magazine and the publisher of Catalyst. He is an author and a columnist for The Guardian.

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  • Bijal Vachharajani

    Author, India

    Bijal Vachharajani is a children’s author. Her books include A Cloud Called Bhura which won the AutHer Children’s Book Award 2020.

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  • Boria Majumdar

    Sports Historian & Author, India

    He’s a Rhodes Scholar, has a D.Phil. on the Social History of Indian Cricket from Oxford. One of India’s leading sports scholars and commentators, he is the author of many books on Indian sport and its history.

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  • Cauvery Madhavan

    Author, Ireland

    Cauvery Madhavan is an author and writer. She lives in Ireland where she moved to from India.

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  • Chetan Sharma

    Illustrator, India

    Chetan Sharma is an award winning illustrator and animator.

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  • Chinmay Tumbe

    Professor, India

    Chinmay Tumbe is a faculty member at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and the author of India Moving: A History of Migration.

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  • Christophe Jaffrelot

    Author, France

    Christophe Jaffrelot is an author, journalist and an academician. He is Director of research at CERI Sciences Po/ CNRS.

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  • Craig Brown

    Author, United Kingdom

    Craig Brown is the author of 19 books. His most recent book “One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time”, published in April this year,  is a Sunday Times bestseller. He has written  the parodic diary column on Private Eye for over thirty years.

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  • David Eagleman

    Author & Neuroscientist, USA

    David Eagleman is a neuroscientist, New York Times bestselling author, TED speaker, and Guggenheim Fellow.

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  • David Hare

    Playwright, United Kingdom

    David Hare is one of Britain’s most internationally performed playwrights and screenwriters. In a millennial poll of the best hundred plays of the 20th century, five were his.

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  • Deepa Anappara

    Author, Journalist,India

    Deepa Anappara worked as a journalist in Mumbai and Delhi for eleven years. Her reports on the impact of poverty and religious violence on the education of children have won several awards. Her debut novel ‘Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line’ has been shortlisted for the Tata Literature Live! First Book Award, 2020. It was also shortlisted for the JCB Prize for Literature 2020.

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  • Deepanjana Pal

    Author, India

    Deepanjana Pal is the author of the thriller Hush A Bye Baby, the Puchku series of children’s books, and The Painter, a biography of the artist Raja Ravi Varma.

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  • Dilip D’Souza

    Author, India

    Dilip D’Souza is an award winning Indian author.

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  • Dorka Farkas

    Artiste, Hungary

    Dorka Farkas is a Hungary based artiste, director-choreographer of Baltazar Theatre Company, the only professional theatre in Hungary employing mentally disabled actors.

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