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

Virtual Festival
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Eshkol Nevo


Born in Jerusalem in 1971, Eshkol lives in Israel with his wife and three daughters. He is the author of best-selling and prize winning novels, ‘Homesick’, ‘World Cup Wishes’, ‘Neuland’, ‘Three Floors Up’ and ‘The Last Interview’. His books, originally written in Hebrew, were translated into 11 languages and sold a million copies around the world. He is the co-founder of Israel’s largest creative writing school and is considered a mentor to many young and upcoming writers in the country.


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Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Title Waves - St Pauls Institute

Why is the novel more valued than the short story?

Other Speakers :
Jayant Kaikini, Sunil Sethi
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Telling Truthful Lies : A Writing Technique

Workshops Saturday, 16th Nov 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Sea View Room - NCPA

Eshkol Nevo shows you how the personal can be an outsider.

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Unhappy Mother’s Day

Panel Discussions Sunday, 17th Nov 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Godrej Theatre - NCPA

The myth of the maternal instinct.

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