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Neil Gaiman on making his readers ‘work’ through his prose, and why the fragility of the world inspires his writing
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Neil Gaiman on making his readers ‘work’ through his prose, and why the fragility of the world inspires his writing

At the Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest, Neil Gaiman also talked about the pedagogical value of comics, and why he is uncomfortable with knowing where he will be three years from now.

Tata Literature Live! Literary Awards 2020: Deepa Anappara, Annie Zaidi and TM Krishna among winners
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Tata Literature Live! Literary Awards 2020: Deepa Anappara, Annie Zaidi and TM Krishna among winners

Sunil Kant Munjal and Taran N Khan also took home awards, with Penguin Random House bagging the 'Publisher of the Year' title

Tata Lit Live cancels talk between Noam Chomsky, Vijay Prashad; author Roshan Ali withdraws in protest, citing sponsor interference
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Tata Lit Live cancels talk between Noam Chomsky, Vijay Prashad; author Roshan Ali withdraws in protest, citing sponsor interference

This move was preceded by an appeal made to the speakers by several activists, artists and academicians to boycott the festival since it is sponsored by the Tata Group.

Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest 2020: Ian McEwan to Shashi Tharoor, writers to look out for on Day 1
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Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest 2020: Ian McEwan to Shashi Tharoor, writers to look out for on Day 1

The festival will be inaugurated on the evening of 16 November, and will host eighty-three sessions, six performances, and multiple workshops.

Anil Dharker writes on staging Tata Literature Live virtually in COVID-19 era: 'Where there’s a will, there’s a litfest'
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Anil Dharker writes on staging Tata Literature Live virtually in COVID-19 era: 'Where there’s a will, there’s a litfest'

A literary festival is, above all, a gathering of people; where lovers of books and writers of books get together. How on earth, at least in this coronavirus infected world, could that happen?

Tata Literature Live 2018: On Day 1, discussions on Hindutva, soft power — and a chatty book launch
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Tata Literature Live 2018: On Day 1, discussions on Hindutva, soft power — and a chatty book launch

'South Bombay’s liberals' — referred thus by two speakers — descended upon the gardens and AC halls of the NCPA to celebrate the Tata Literature Live! — the annual extravaganza dedicated to books and if lucky, controversies.

Tata Literature Live! 2018: Mark Tully conferred with Lifetime Achievement, Jayanta Mahapatra named Poet Laureate
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Tata Literature Live! 2018: Mark Tully conferred with Lifetime Achievement, Jayanta Mahapatra named Poet Laureate

The recipients of the awards, Sir Mark Tully and Jayanta Mahapatra have made extensive contributions to literature; Tully with several popular works on India and Mahapatra with his lyrical verses, some of which are regarded as classics in modern Indian English literature

Keki Daruwalla on poetry, growing up in pre-Partition India and the perils of intolerance
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Keki Daruwalla on poetry, growing up in pre-Partition India and the perils of intolerance

Noted poet Keki Daruwalla held forth on his craft at the Tata Litlive on Day 2

Former EC chief SY Quraishi calls for collegium system to select CEC, election commissioners to ensure neutrality
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Former EC chief SY Quraishi calls for collegium system to select CEC, election commissioners to ensure neutrality

Former chief election commissioner SY Quraishi called for setting up of a collegium system to appoint election commissioners, including the poll panel chief, to keep "perception of neutrality" intact

Tata Literature Live 2017: Is India a nanny state? Debate serves some food for thought
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Tata Literature Live 2017: Is India a nanny state? Debate serves some food for thought

This year's edition of The Great Debate at the Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest featured a prestigious line-up of speakers consisting of Shashi Tharoor, Makarand Paranjpe, Sunil Alagh, and Chandan Mitra

Tata Literature Live 2017: From Shashi Tharoor-Peter Frankopan's 'slugfest' to 'nanny state' debate, Day 1 highlights
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Tata Literature Live 2017: From Shashi Tharoor-Peter Frankopan's 'slugfest' to 'nanny state' debate, Day 1 highlights

from Shashi Tharoor and Peter Frankopan's discussion to a debate over whether or not India has become a 'nanny state' — the highlights from Day 1 of the Tata Literature Live Mumbai LitFest

Shobhaa De: I will always remain a curious journalist, permanently in search of a story
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Shobhaa De: I will always remain a curious journalist, permanently in search of a story

We caught up with Shobhaa De for a brief chat in the days leading up to Tata Literature Live! Mumbai LitFest, where she will be making an appearance

Amish Tripathi: In our culture, we've always believed that even the Gods cannot judge
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Amish Tripathi: In our culture, we've always believed that even the Gods cannot judge

Bestselling author Amish Tripathi talks about the rise and rise of mythological fiction in India, his Shiva trilogy, the transition from being a banker to writing, and more