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The Tenth Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest Culminates In A Gala Awards Ceremony

18th November 2019

A decade of the Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest, which attracted packed audiences across the city, ended on a high note this evening.


The Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to renowned writer, translator, journalist, film critic, screenwriter and playwright Shanta Gokhale.


The Tata Literature Live! literary awards were also announced at the grand finale ceremony.


The Literary Awards conferred were as follows:


  • Tata Literature Live! First Book Award (Fiction): The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay (HarperCollins)


  • Tata Literature Live! Book of the Year Award(Fiction): The City and the Sea by Raj Kamal Jha (Penguin Random House)


  • Tata Literature Live! First Book Award (Non-Fiction): A Stranger Truth: Lessons in Love, Leadership and Courage from India’s Sex Workers by Ashok Alexander (Juggernaut)


  • Tata Literature Live! Book of the Year Award (Non-Fiction): Early Indians: The Story of Our Ancestors and Where We Came From by Tony Joseph(Juggernaut)


  • Tata Literature Live! Business Book of the Year Award: Leapfrogging to Pole-vaulting: Creating the Magic of Radical and Sustainable Transformation by Raghunath Mashelkar and Ravi Pandit (Penguin Random House)


  • Tata Literature Live! Publisher of the Year Award: Penguin Random House


  • Tata Trusts’ Big Little Book Award for Authors in Hindi Children’s Literature: Prabhat


  • Tata Trusts’ Big Little Book Awards for Illustrators for children’s books: Priya Kuriyan