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

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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. He is also a Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne’s College, Oxford. He is the author of over 30 books of philosophy, biography, history of ideas and essays. He has contributed to many leading newspapers in the UK, US and Australia, and to BBC radios 4, 3 and the World Service, for which he did the annual ‘Exchanges at the Frontier’ series. He has often appeared on television. He has twice been a judge on the Booker Prize.


Life, Sex And Ideas

Straight Talks Saturday, 16th Nov 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tata Theatre - NCPA

Is  humanism is more relevant today than God ? A C Grayling expounds the notion.

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Code Of Misconduct

Conversations Sunday, 17th Nov 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Prithvi Theatre - Prithvi

21st century immorality.

Other Speakers :
Alexander McCall Smith
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The Challenge Of Things

Straight Talks Sunday, 17th Nov 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SPICE (Alberione Hall) - St Pauls Institute

The author talks about a rational approach to  contentious issues that plague us.

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  • Alexander McCall Smith


    A former Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh, Alexander has written more than 100 books. He is best known for ‘The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency’…

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  • Ambarish Satwik


    Ambarish is a Delhi-based vascular surgeon and writer. His debut novel ‘Perineum: Nether Parts of the Empire’, a rogue, fictive sexual history of the British Raj, was published in…

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  • Amrita Mahale


    Amrita is the author of the novel ‘Milk Teeth’. Her writing has appeared in ‘Hindustan Times’, ‘Scroll’, ‘Himal Southasian’ and ‘Brown Paper Bag’. Amrita was trained as an aerospace…

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  • Andrew Bovell


    Andrew is one of Australia’s most respected and successful playwrights. His work has been produced extensively throughout Australia and internationally. His plays include ‘The Secret River’, ‘Holy Day’, ‘Ship…

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