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

Literature Unmasked

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Salman Rushdie

Author, USA/United Kingdom

Salman Rushdie is the author of fourteen novels: Grimus, Midnight’s Children, Shame, The Satanic Verses, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Moor’s Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Fury, Shalimar the Clown, The Enchantress of Florence, Luka and the Fire of Life, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights, The Golden House and Quichotte. Some of his novels have been adapted for film, stage and opera, and one has even been made into a song.

He is also the author of a book of stories, East, West, and five works of non-fiction: Joseph Anton – A Memoir, Imaginary Homelands, The Jaguar Smile, Step Across This Line and most recently Languages of Truth: Essays 2003-2020. 

A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Salman Rushdie has been awarded a Knighthood  for services to literature and has received more than 30 international awards and honours. He holds honorary doctorates and fellowships at six European and six American universities. He holds the rank of Commandeur in the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres – France’s highest artistic honour.


The Illusionist

  • 19th November
  • 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm

Blurring the lines between reality and imagination
Salman Rushdie in conversation with Salil Tripathi

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