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

Literature Unmasked

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Tragedy and Triumph

  • Saturday, 20th Nov
  • 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm IST

Each country has its own tales of histories, families and strife. Many of these are poignant and intimate stories of the courageous battle to survive, which serve as inspiration to others. Step into the world of Vietnamese culture, language, traditions, and their inquiry into their own lived experiences, showing how they emerged scarred but not broken from the events of historical grief which they have faced with courage and fortitude.


Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai

Dr Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai is an award-winning writer poet and journalist. Her debut novel and first book in English, The Mountains Sing, was an international bestseller, winning many literary prizes. She has been named by Forbes Vietnam as one of 20 inspiring women of 2021.

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Supriya Nair

Supriya Nair is a journalist and editor from Mumbai. She is the co-founder of the new media company All Things Small and the publication Fifty Two.

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Books In The Session

The Mountains Sing

  • Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai


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