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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2020 Speakers Will Be Announced Shortly! Below are our 2019 Festival Speakers

William Dalrymple

William, the acclaimed historian and art historian, is the best-selling author of ‘White Mughals’, ‘The Last Mughal, and ‘Return of a King’.

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Shashi Tharoor

Shashi is an award-winning author of 19 books of fiction and non-fiction, including ‘The Great Indian Novel’, ‘An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India’, ’The Paradoxical Prime Minister’ and the recently published ‘The Hindu Way’.

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A C Grayling

A C Grayling CBE, is the Master of the New College of the Humanities, London, and its Professor of Philosophy.

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    Tata Literature Live! 2019 is free to attend for all.

    Registration for the festival is mandatory.

    Please note, the festival attendance is on first come first served basis, so registration does not guarantee attendance.

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