Here Are The Winners Of Tata Literature Live Festival

Penguin Random House received the 'Publisher of The Year Award' and Shanta Ghokhale was conferred upon with 'Lifetime Achievement Award'.

Here Are The Winners Of Tata Literature Live Festival

Mumbai's best literary festival, Tata Literature Live concluded on Sunday, November 17. With an aim to felicitate writers and publishers along with providing a platform for the literature lover; it gives recognition to books and authors from various genres. The award ceremony was held on Sunday at National Centre of Performing Arts (NCPA).

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Following are the winners of the Tata Literature Live Awards. 

  • Category: Fiction 
  • Awarded: The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay; published by Harper Collins India 

  • Category: Fiction Book of The Year
  •  Awarded: The City and the Sea by Raj Kamal Jha; published by Penguin  

  • Category: Non-Fiction
  • Awarded:  Stranger Truth: Lessons in Love, Leadership and Courage from India’s Sex Workers by Ashok Alexander; published by Juggernaut 

  • Category: Non-Fiction Book of the Year
  • Awarded: Early Indians: The Story of Our Ancestors and Where We Came From by Tony Joseph; published by Juggernaut  

  • Category: Poet Laureate Award
  • Awarded: K. Satchinandan 

  • Category:  Business Book of the Year
  • Awarded: Leapfrogging to Pole-vaulting: Creating the Magic of Radical and Sustainable Transformation by Raghunath Mashelkar and Ravi Pandit; published by Penguin 

  • Category: Lifetime Achievement Award 
  • Awarded: Shanta Gokhale 

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While receiving the award, writer, translator and film critic Shanta Gokhale said, 

I feel honoured to be a Lifetime awardee of Tata Literature Live! It is a grand encouragement for me to go on writing and thinking. I am often asked about writing in English and Marathi. Both languages have a rhythm and cadence of their own.

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