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

Virtual Festival
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Frédérick Lavoie


Frédérick is a nonfiction writer and a freelance foreign correspondent. He has lived in Russia, India and the United States and has reported from more than 30 countries for various Canadian and European media. He is the author of four nonfiction books, including ‘For Want of a Fir Tree: Ukraine Undone’ (2018) and ‘The Cuban Condition: Travels in Cuba with George Orwell’, for which he received the Governor General’s Literary Award for French Nonfiction in 2018. With his brother Jasmin, a former correspondent in Islamabad, he has also published ‘Frères amis, frères ennemis’, an epistolary exchange between India and Pakistan.


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