The Twelfth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thursday, November 18th to Sunday, November 21st 2021

Literature Unmasked

Live on YouTube, Facebook,
Twitter & Instagram

Mysteries Unravelled

  • Saturday, 20th Nov
  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm IST

The craft of writing spine chilling crime fiction and cliff hangers that keep the readers at the edge of their seats is unique. There is a rise in demand for mystery, detective and crime novels and serials on OTT platforms. Women detectives are also topping the charts. Who is reading these books and watching these serials and what accounts for the surge in their popularity? What are the techniques required to translate these books into suspenseful serials?


Gauri Sinh

Gauri Sinh has written four books, her latest being a crime thriller. She is the former editor of several prestigious publications in India. 

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Novoneel Chakraborty

Novoneel Chakraborty is the author of fifteen bestselling thriller novels, two e-novellas and one bestselling short story collection, with his works being translated into multiple Indian languages. 

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Tanushree Podder

Tanushree Podder has written fifteen novels, twelve best-selling non-fiction books, and over five hundred travel tales.

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Books In The Session

Whisper To Me Your Lies

  • Novoneel Chakraborty

The Bollywood Affair

  • Gauri Sinh


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