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

Virtual Festival
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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 2007. He is currently working on a collection of illustrated medico-sexual essays. His multifariously provocative opinion pieces have appeared in ‘Outlook’, ‘India Today’, ‘Tehelka’, ‘Open’, ‘Time Out’ and ‘Hindu Blink’.


The Medical Nude : Deconstructing The Libidinal In Medical Literature

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

The medical nude as an object lesson: deconstructing the libidinal as found in the nude of medical literature and imagery. Monologue by Ambarish Satwik. Disturbing images: Strictly for adults over 18

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The Code Of Beauty

Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Godrej Theatre - NCPA

The relationship between math and art. 

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    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…

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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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  • 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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