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[BOOK LAUNCH] India Unmade by Yashwant Sinha

  Literature Live! is happy to announce the launch of India Unmade by Yashwant Sinha, former Finance Minister and External Affair Minister, and now a trenchant critic of the BJP government. He will be in conversation with Sidharth Bhatia, Founding Editor of The Wire. With election fever in the air, we can expect fireworks during […]

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[Book Launch] A Stranger Truth by Ashok Alexander

Ashok Alexander`s has been an incredible journey. After qualifying from St Stephen`s, Delhi School of Economics and IIM Ahmedabad, he joined McKinsey in New York in 1986. Later, he was part of a small group that moved to India to establish its highly successful India practice. His life took an unusual turn when the Bill & Melinda Gates […]

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[Book Launch] Gene Machine by Nobel Laureate Venki Ramakrishnan

Close on the heels of our evening on January 17, we have something completely different three days later: from the creativity of the novel to the creativity of science. The first invitation featuring Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is already with you. To deliver the science talk, we are proud to present the very eminent Nobel Laureate Sir Venki […]

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[Book Launch] The Forest of Enchantments by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

We start the new year with a bang. Our first evening of 2019 features Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, the brilliant Indian-origin writer based in the United States. This is her very first event in Bombay. She will be in conversation with Ashwin Sanghi, best-selling author of The Rozabal Line, Chanakya`s Chant and The Krishna Key. Chitra`s new book is The Forest of Enchantments […]

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The Success of Gandhi : Ramchandra Guha in conversation with Naresh Fernandes

We are celebrating the success of Ramachandra Guha`s latest book, Gandhi: The Years that Changed the World. TheGuardian called Guha ‘Gandhi`s finest biographer’. He is that for sure, but he is also a wonderful chronicler of post-Independence history, with books that are scholarly, yet eminently readable. He will be in conversation with Naresh Fernandes, Founding […]

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Book Launch :The Arts of Seduction by Seema Anand

  Who doesn`t want to know about The Arts of Seduction? That`s the title of the book Literature Live! will launch at NCPA`s Experimental Theatre on Wednesday, August 22 at 6.30 PM. The author is London based Seema Anand. She is a story-teller, a TED speaker and lectures extensively on the Kamasutra. No wonder she […]

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Lecture : The Story Of India’s Economy by Prof. Kaushik Basu

The eagerly anticipated annual event is here! The Literature Live! Independence Lecture, presented by JSW in association with The Oberoi will be held on Monday, August 6 at 6.30 PM at the Trident Rooftop (Oberoi Towers), Nariman Point. Kaushik Basu, Professor of Economics at Cornell University, and former Chief Economist of the World Bank as […]

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Book Launch : Sponge by Ambi Parmeswaram

When you think of Brands, you think of Ambi Parmeswaran, one of the best Brand Strategists in the country. He has worked with iconic companies like Tata, Wipro, Zee,TCS and ITC. He is Founder of, a brand advisory, and also is great faculty at IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Calcutta. Ambi`s new book is Sponge, […]

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Book Launch : Adi Shankaracharya by Pavan Varma

  The next Literature Live! Evening brings to our attention the life and thoughts of a person many consider Hinduism`s greatest thinker, Adi Shankaracharya. The author is Pavan K Varma, former Foreign Service Officer, Rajya Sabha MP, Director of Nehru Centre, London, Adviser to the Chief Minister of Bihar and writer. In our ongoing and […]

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Book Launch : The RTI Story by Aruna Roy

The next Literature Live! Evening is a must for anyone who cares about our country, which means all of us. We will release Aruna Roy`s The RTI Story ,followed by a conversation between her and Shailesh Gandhi. Both, as you know, are formidable activists. Ms Roy was a member of the National Advisory Council, and […]

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