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33 new book launches at Lit Fest: 10 books of 8 Goans

 

Meera Kosambi's new book on D D Kosambi will be released

The 4th Goa Arts and Literary Festival (GALF) will witness 33 book launches – all new – in four days, including 10 books belonging to eight Goans.

The major books launches, as mentioned in the GALF press release, are Meera Kosambi’s book on her father  and great Indian scholar D D Kosambi, titled “Unsettling the Past: D D Kosambi.”

The other equally acclaimed new books are Chetan Raj Shrestha’s “The King of Harvest”, Prajwal Parajuly’s “Land Where I Flee”, Gaiutra Bahadur’s “Coolie Woman”, Bilal Tanweer’s “The Scatter Here is too Great” and Damodar Mauzo’s “Tsunami Simon.”

The book launches also include Neeta Torne’s poetry collection translated also in Konkani, Hindi and English as well as journalist Sandesh Prabhudesai’s books in Konkani and Marathi, besides English.

Goan author Maria Aurora Couto’s new book “Filomena’s Journeys” will be launched as a curtain raiser, on the eve of the Lit Fest, on 4 December, by veteran Indian novelist Shashi Deshpande.

All other books are in English.

Following are the authors and their books:

NO

DATE

TIME

AUTHOR

BOOK

LANG

PLACE

1

4 Dec

5.30 pm

Maria Aurora Couto

Filomena’s Journeys

English

Goa

2

5 Dec

5.00 pm

Meera Kosambi

Unsettling the Past: D D Kosambi

English

Pune

3

5 Dec

5.00 pm

Damodar Mauzo

Tsunami Simon

English

Goa

4

6 Dec

11.00 am

Vijay Vardhan

Kurukshetra – Timeless Sancity

English

Chandigarh

5

6 Dec

11.10 am

Neeta Torne

Jagtana

Multilingual

Goa

6

6 Dec

11.35 am

Ayaz Memon

Jaico Cricketers’ Series

English

Mumbai

7

6 Dec

12.05 pm

Nandita Haksar

Travels through the Chicken’s Neck

English

Goa-settled

8

6 Dec

12.55 pm

Veena Sikri

India & Malaysia: Interwined Strands

English

Delhi           

9

6 Dec

2.30 pm

Bina Ramani

Bird in a Banyan Tree

English

Delhi

10

6 Dec

4.00 pm

Prajwal Parajuly

Land Where I Flee

English

Oxford

11

6 Dec

5.10 pm

Sandesh Prabhudesai

Taalgadi

Konkani

Goa

12

6 Dec

5.10 pm

Sandesh Prabhudesai

Ghusmat

Marathi

Goa             

13

6 Dec

5.10 pm

Sandesh Prabhudesai

Clear Cut

English

Goa             

14

6 Dec

7.30 pm

Samar Halarnkar

A Married Man’s Guide to Creative Cooking

English

Goa

15

6 Dec

7.30 pm

Odette Mascarenhes

A Culinary Heritage of Goa

English

Goa

16

7 Dec

11.00 am

Kiran Rai

The Sacred Indian Tarot

English

Delhi

17

7 Dec

11.20 am

George Menezes

The Naked Liberal

English

Goa

18

7 Dec

11.35 am

Robin Gupta

And What Remains in the End

English

Delhi

19

7 Dec

12.05 pm

Rahul Alvares

Birds of Goa

English

Goa

20

7 Dec

12.10 pm

Vinita Dawra Nangia

It’s Your Life…

English

Delhi

21

7 Dec

12.30 pm

Shubha Vilas

Ramayana: Rise of the Sun Prince

English

Mumbai

22

7 Dec

1.00 pm

Jerry Pinto

Cobalt Blue

English

Mumbai

23

7 Dec

4.00 pm

Vishwajyoti Ghosh

This Side That Side

English

Delhi

24

8 Dec

11.45 am

Ramesh Chauhan

Thunder Ubottled…

English

Mumbai

25

8 Dec

11.45 am

Jeronino Almeida

Karma Kurry- for the mind, heart..

English

Mumbai

26

8 Dec

12.20 pm

Bilal Tanweer

The Scatter here is Too Great

English

Pakistan

27

8 Dec

12.45 pm

Aftab Khan Farooqui

Notes to Meher

English

 

28

8 Dec

2.30 pm

Manjiri Prabhu

The Cosmic Clues

English

Pune

29

8 Dec

4.00 pm

Gaiutra Bahadur

Coolie Woman

English

USA

30

8 Dec

4.55 pm

Chetan Raj Srestha

The King’s Harvest

English

Sikkim

31

8 Dec

5.30 pm

Anil Zankar

Mughal-e-Azam

English

Mumbai

32

8 Dec

5.30 pm

Meghanad Desai

Pakeezah

English

UK

33

8 Dec

5.30 pm

Sidharth Bhatia

Amar Akbar Anthony

English

Mumbai

 






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