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

Virtual Festival
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Deepanjana Pal


Deepanjana is an author and a journalist, who writes about culture, gender and society. Her novel, ‘Hush A Bye Baby’, was a critically acclaimed thriller. She is the author of ‘The Painter’, a biography of Raja Ravi Varma and she has also written children’s books. Currently she is an associate editor and columnist with ‘Hindustan Times’.


It’s Just Not Real : Why Cultural Appropriation Isn’t Cool

Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Tata Theatre - NCPA

Why cultural appropriation isn’t cool.

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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…

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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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