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

Shobhaa Dé

Author & Columnist, India

Shobhaa Dé is a bestselling author and a popular social commentator. She is the author of numerous books, her most recent one Insatiable being an irreverent memoir about the year leading up to her seventy-fifth birthday. Her works, both fiction and non-fiction, have been featured in comparative literature courses at universities in India and abroad. Her writing has been translated into many languages including Hindi, Marathi, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Turkish, among others.



  • 29th October
  • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

A literary exploration into women’s search for the self
Smriti Ravindra in conversation with Shobhaa Dé
Presented by: Kotak

Celebrating Women: The Shashi Baliga Memorial Session – TRAILBLAZERS

  • 29th October
  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Forging a path for the next generation
Meeran Chadha Borwankar, Shobhaa Dé
Chair: Faye D’Souza
Presented by: Godrej

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