The Books are Back to Mumbai : Tata Literature live 2015 – Must Attend Sessions

The city that never sleeps , may have also lost       one  of its best friends. Books. In our daily race to success & stardom have we forgotten to flip       through a page? Read & share a story? Perhaps   yes. Not one , not two but a four day long festival to rekindle your love for books & literature. Writersmelon is proud to be associated with this mega celebration. And here’s our list of “Must attend sessions” at Tata Literature Live 2015. For more information : 

Day 1 : October 29, 2015 

Opening ceremony : Can Books Change the World?
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm , NCPA – Experimental Theatre
Why attend? Because opening ceremony will set the tone for rest of the event. Germaine Greer in conversation with Vikram Seth. Yes, The Vikram Seth.Chacha pe Charcha : Re-evaluating Nehru’s contribution to India
3.30 – 4.30 pm, NCPA Experimental Theatre, Mumbai
Why attend? Can’t miss Vir Sanghvi, Nayantara Sahgal in conversation with festival director Anil Dharker, chaired by Arun Maira. Literature meets Politics, a deadly combination to miss. Isn’t it?

The mystery of the missing authors : Remembering the books we read as children.

October 29, 2015 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, NCPA – Little Theatre, Mumbai
Why attend ? Popular faces & interesting topic. For a generation that has grown up with stories from granny. Can’t miss a touch of nostalgia. Right? Anuja Chauhan, Ashwin Sanghi, Malavika Sangghvi, Shovon Chowdhury. Chair: Hrishikesh Kannan .

Debate : freedom of expression is in imminent danger 

October 29, 2015 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm , NCPA – Tata Theatre
Why attend? Little late in the night , but definitely worth attending, as it stands a burning topic for all creative professionals.Day 2 : October 30, 2015
12.00 – 1.00 pm , NCPA Little Theatre, Mumbai 
Why attend? A chance to listen to Ravi Subramanian and Hussain Zaidi on the same stage, chaired by Adam Minter. Truth is as interesting as fiction.
Day 3 : October 31, 2015 
10.30 – 11.30 am , Prithvi Theatre, Mumbai
Why attend? Very relevant and interesting topic discussed by women writers writing on women – Germaine Greer and Mona Eltahawy, chaired by Shobha De.
The Tata Literature live! Book swap
October 31, 2015 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Experimental Theatre Garden
Why attend? At this edition of TATA Literature Live!, bring a book (or books) with you, and leave with as many new ones as you brought! Interesting, isn’t it?Uprooted: Narratives of displacement 
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Prithvi House 
Why attend? If you loved reading stories about expats this will surely interest you. Chetan Raj Shreshtra, Meena Kandasamy, Siddhartha Gigoo. Chair: Annie Zaidi
Day 4 :November 1, 2015 
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Publishing 
2.00 – 4.00 pm, Prithvi Theatre – The Easel, Mumbai 
Why attend? A workshop on how to get published and much more by Rashmi Bansal and Niyati Patel of Bloody Good Books.
See you there..
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