The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023


Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct

Arjun Raj Gaind

Author, India

Arjun Raj Gaind is the author of The Anatomy of Loss. He is also the author of A Very Pukka Murder, Death at the Durbar and The Missing Memsahib, which are the first three instalments in his critically acclaimed ‘Maharaja Mystery Series’. Arjun has also created and written several graphic novels including Empire of Blood, Reincarnation Man, The Mighty Yeti, Project: Kalki, Blade of the Warrior and A Brief History of Death. He was also the editor of Third Eye, an anthology of contemporary Indian Speculative Fiction.



  • 28th October
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Stories of loss, pain, and redemption
Briohny Doyle, Gavin McCrea, Iffat Nawaz
Chair: Arjun Raj Gaind


  • 28th October
  • 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Lit Quiz
Anuvab Pal, Arjun Raj Gaind, Fiona Fernandez, Nilakantan RS
Quiz Master: Hrishi K

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