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

Virtual Festival
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Manreet Sodhi Someshwar


Manreet Sodhi Someshwar is an award-winning and bestselling writer of five books. Khushwant Singh hailed her “a star on the literary horizon.” Manreet and her work have featured at literary festivals in Singapore, Shanghai, Hong Kong, India, NYC. Her articles have appeared in The New York Times, the South China Morning Post and several Indian publications. The Radiance of a Thousand Suns, her latest novel won advance praise from Gulzar who has called it “a manuscript of history, live and happening.” In the press, Radiance is getting glowing reviews with The Hindu calling it “an epic,” and Mint Lounge “a powerful novel.”


Reality Check

Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 10:30 am - 11:30 am
SPICE (Alberione Hall) - St Pauls Institute

Is fiction a better way to tell history?

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One Nation, One Identity

Panel Discussions Sunday, 17th Nov 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Godrej Theatre - NCPA

Who is an authentic Indian?

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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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