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

Virtual Festival
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Anita Nair


Anita is a critically acclaimed and best-selling author, whose books have been translated into over 31 languages around the world. Her novels include, ‘The Better Man’, ‘Ladies Coupé, ‘Idris: Keeper of the Light’, ‘Alphabet Soup for Lovers’ and ‘Eating Wasps’. She has also authored a crime series featuring Inspector Gowda, a collection of poems, ‘Malabar Mind’, a collection of essays, ‘Goodnight & God Bless’, six books for children and two plays. She has also translated T S Pillai’s Malayalam cult classic ‘Chemmeen’ into English. She has won the Central Sahitya Akademi Award (2013) and the Crossword Book Award (2017).


An Eye For Detail

Conversations Sunday, 17th Nov 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Godrej Theatre - NCPA

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.

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Sanjukta Sharma
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