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,
Twitter & Instagram

The Double Life Of Alex

Alex Rider is one of the best loved series in the teenage literary world. Author Anthony Horowitz talks about how this phenomenon came about, how he keeps it fresh, and what’s next for the super spy. He will be in conversation with Rohini Ramanathan.

An Eye For Detail

Anita Nair’s writing spans various genres, but the one thing her books have in common is a deep sense of character, time and place.

Brick Lane, Brickbats and Britain

Monica Ali chats about her groundbreaking novel Brick Lane, that was nominated for the Booker Man Prize in 2003, her life, her work, her muses, and her Bangladeshi-British identity. 


The story of a gentleman, bureaucrat and minister. 

Close To The Bone

Lisa Ray talks to Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi, about her autobiography, Close to the Bone; in which she traces her nomadic existence: her entry into the Indian entertainment industry at sixteen; her relationship with her parents; her battle with eating disorders; being diagnosed with multiple myeloma at thirty-seven; her spiritual quest; and the heartaches and triumphs […]

Words Without Frontiers

Anthony Horowitz and Yvonne Owuor chat about their work, and how they juggle writing across film, tv, and literature.  

Writing In Rhythm

Music And Misadventures. Shubha Mudgal in conversation with Shobhaa De.

Bouncing Back Up

In conversation with Rupangi Sharma, mountaineer Mark Inglis talks about in the agony and the ecstasy of climbing Mt Everest as a double amputee. He also takes questions from the audience.