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

Virtual Festival
Real Books

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Ashis Ray


London-based Ashis Ray is the author of the critically acclaimed ‘Laid to Rest: The Controversy over Subhas Chandra Bose’s Death’. He is the longest serving Indian foreign correspondent, having worked in this capacity for 42 years, mainly for the BBC and CNN, but also for Ananda Bazar Group and ‘The Times of India’. He has been elected president of Indian Journalists’ Association (Europe) a record six times. He is also the world’s senior-most still active cricket broadcaster. His books include ‘Cricket World Cup: The Indian Challenge’. He is the maker of a classic video documentary, ‘Great Moments of Indian Cricket’.


Bigg Bose

Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Title Waves - St Pauls Institute

Netaji’s complicated legacy.

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Cricket, Lovely Cricket

Panel Discussions Sunday, 17th Nov 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Godrej Theatre - NCPA

Why I watch the game.

Other Speakers :
Simon Taufel, Hrishi K
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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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  • 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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