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Mumbai LitFest to attract over 120 writers

Mumbai, Oct 16 : Over 120 writers and thinkers from all over the world will attend the four-day fourth Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai International LitFest starting Nov 14, it was announced Wednesday.


Among those who will attend are Ashley Tellis, Nicholas Hytner, director of the National Theatre of England, Mariane Pearl, Lord Meghnad Desai, Mark Tully, Amitava Kumar, Pankaj Mishra and Peter James.

Sugata Bose from Harvard will launch his new translation of Gitanjali to mark the centenary of Rabindranath's Nobel Prize. Sudhir Kakar will release his new book, "Young Tagore".

The LitFest will present all four verticals of literature: fiction, non-fiction, poetry and plays in a manner that will appeal to the academic and lay readers.

Top artists like Amit Ambalal, Anjolie Ela Menon, Arpana Caur, Raghu Rai, Clare Arni, Desmond Lazaro, Gigi Scari and others shall take part.

--IANS (Posted on 16-10-2013)

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