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Bangalore’s very own celebration of reading and writing. 📚 9th Edition | December 12-13, 2020 Bangalore International Centre, Bengaluru (Also on Zoom)

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Festival Director @shinieantony's breezy take on #blrlitfest 2020. https://t.co/AcGWBxCmpTHere's all about the giggles behind @BlrLitFest this year. Written exclusively for @kan_writersside Big thanks to… https://t.co/8EadeOhQfl
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12/24
2020
Thank you very much for joining us, everyone. That's it for this year. We hope to bring to you a bigger literature… https://t.co/p4mYBXWMb4The final session of the day, and year, is Eleven Stops to the Present: Stories of Bangalore with Meera Iyer, Menak… https://t.co/LuqPt46dJPBack to regular programming. "The articulation in the book is a reaffirmation of the choices I've made in my lif… https://t.co/1xwThNgX5o @AttaGalatta Ahlawat Gunjan accepts the award for best cover design for Perumal Murugan's Rising Heat. https://t.co/Okn7Sd0PiK @AttaGalatta The popular choice award to @milindrunning and Roopa Pai. https://t.co/dOG3VZG6Un @AttaGalatta It's our humble tribute to the writer. We thank her for accepting the award. https://t.co/rcpsnPTHiA @AttaGalatta "This book belongs to Bastar and its people. I can only accept this award on their behalf," says Ashutosh Bhardwaj. @AttaGalatta "In his arresting prose and the deft use of multiple literary devices, Ashutosh brings before us his o… https://t.co/YjPlnjFt89 @AttaGalatta "Bravo! An unforgettable and deeply moving narrative with a unique voice" say the jury about Deepa Ana… https://t.co/r7jsmCFnwwIn just a moment, the @AttaGalatta - Bangalore Literature Festival Book Prize 2020 Awards Ceremony. Join us, would… https://t.co/88PGfAKArL @andaleebwajid, @milanvohra and Krishna Manavalli are Tracking the New Girl! #blrlitfest https://t.co/PrBPJ6V5Vt'age is not important, if you find something interesting you can keep going on and on' #jefferyarcher at… https://t.co/eLWvAPrVr5
Retweeted by Bangalore Lit Fest @Jeffrey_Archer in the house, everyone triumphantly telling you that "age is not important". Are you logged in? https://t.co/2n4xpNsmYF"Having a day job that wasn't writing gave me a different kind of freedom...there was no pressure to do it to pay m… https://t.co/eoIz7ucEa0"Even when I was in the Pakistan prison, I had the idea to write about my experiences. To keep me occupied" — The S… https://t.co/kUhj1h8StI.@VivekShanbhag0 and Karthik Venkatesh on Language, Love and Translation. Register to catch them LIVE: https://t.co/t28kkWNkrL @BlrLitFest
Retweeted by Bangalore Lit FestEasy Money (Part 3) by @kaul_vivek. The last of the trilogy culminating in the 2008 crisis. No one does ELI5 better… https://t.co/ULqsQvQmGu
Retweeted by Bangalore Lit FestA Tale of Two Spies, Asad Durrani and AS Dulat with Anand Arni — at the Auditorium, begun just now. https://t.co/TVGxEOSCIJMore love for animals at the Bangalore Literature Festival this year. Usha Rajagopalan discusses the 'The Zoo in My Backyard'!"We've no choice left. And I think there's a lot of hope. I think young people don't want the horrible legacy we've… https://t.co/FEIjKqrDwD @BlrLitFest, enjoyed the candid and engaging conversation between Chetan Bhagat and Shrabonti Bagchi! https://t.co/BFzCeOpDv2
Retweeted by Bangalore Lit Fest"Don's primary love was for the outdoors, to be away from the city and one with nature" — at the Hall, Author Joshu… https://t.co/bIZODtqdLFRohini Nilekani talking about her love for the black panther! About how the lockdown liberated her to go in searc… https://t.co/lWLAIikbX3In parallel, at the Hall, discussing the new English translation of Avasthe, U R Ananthamurthy's critically importa… https://t.co/QuxqutQ5Nd"It's a special fest for me because @shinieantony, my editor, is one of the organisers. Hats off for pulling it off… https://t.co/H0fcC0xeJU @chetan_bhagat is speaking to @Shrabonti about his book 'One Arranged Murder' at the Auditorium. Join here:… https://t.co/pu4P3DdQ0cGood morning, good people! How's your Sunday? If you're looking for something interesting to do, we've a great li… https://t.co/kOegBjoii0
12/13
2020
All credit for that goes to our partner @BIC_Blr and their amazing team @ravichandar, @lekhaq, Raghu, Saravana Raj… https://t.co/tjlhiGC5H8And that's a wrap of day one of the Bangalore Literature Festival. Thank you everyone for being here today. We'll… https://t.co/2IIyecwYlHIn the last session of the day, @ShobaNarayan talks to Mani Rao about food and faith. "I meet the characters in m… https://t.co/HuFpj1V4Fq @samar11 talking about India Love Project feat. @natashabadhwar, Afzal, Sadaf and Yatin. Amidst the shrieks about… https://t.co/hDJnbhtEbbAt the Hall, the conversation around headlines has just begun. Neena Gopal talking about being the last person to h… https://t.co/K3TTgjZ3mt"Doing things the right way: In the 70s and 80s, it was unthinkable" — Varun Sood about Azim Premji's legacy. "Tw… https://t.co/kcMNfRZGFG"Premji is universally respected in the industry. In spite of that, he had difficulty finding a CEO for Wipro" — Va… https://t.co/ZfdLL3UHfw @Jairam_Ramesh talking about "Formula Menon" at #blrlitfest. He's one of the two winners of this year's Kamaladevi… https://t.co/pXdDhigkXaZac O'Yeah confers upon Alexander McCall Smith the title of RK Narayan of Scotland (To cheers from the audience)… https://t.co/AcaRjg0bi3
Retweeted by Bangalore Lit FestThis session starting now! https://t.co/Xz7DH298TgIf crime's not your beat, @nand_bo and Tony V Francis are with Maitreyee B Chowdhury, discussing Calcutta Chronicle… https://t.co/nW66oaA0W9Fascinating session by @krishashok at the #BlrLitFest2020. Going to try making #rasam with vinegar now 🙂 @BlrLitFest https://t.co/y1d3IotbKu
Retweeted by Bangalore Lit Fest @BlrLitFest What a session!👌 The power of words. Loved the poems of Nandita ji and namma Pratibha avru👍 Poets that… https://t.co/3iyLdhHR0T
Retweeted by Bangalore Lit Fest @McCallSmith @BIC_Blr A virtual tour of his "out of order" book shelf. A peek into his writing practice. And now, a… https://t.co/B3mfEAWmW7 @McCallSmith from his study in Edinburgh with Zac O'Yeah at @BIC_Blr — streaming now on Zoom! #blrlitfest https://t.co/NbSs4FqaxvAt 4pm today, we're hosting a conversation with the winners of the Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay @newindiafndtion Book P… https://t.co/9qX4AAL8RG @declanwalsh talks to Neena Gopal about his work on Pakistan, including being "kicked out" for pursuing stories tha… https://t.co/8WalX10AZTReally loved this session on a pertinent topic . #blrlitfest #mentalhealth #COVID19 https://t.co/mEAQEDOQUn
Retweeted by Bangalore Lit FestAt the Hall is a full house of poets! #blrlitfest https://t.co/aBVcqrKULSExploring the sense of home, place and belonging at the #blrlitfest today! 'Permanent address' — @ArunaNambiar,… https://t.co/oxX4bPqrfK"What does it feel like for a young boy living in Bangalore? Before the IT boom and the traffic conversations" —… https://t.co/vsOMQTtXxl @krishashok Discussing mental health in the times of COVID — "society excludes those who are suffering," says Anna… https://t.co/ZJj23iNHkLMasala Lab: The Science of Indian Cooking with @krishashok happening now! https://t.co/Tpz0MDRJf4 @anujachauhan's session has begun! Zoom links on the website. https://t.co/RuCk896HPeAnd so it begins. You listening? #blrlitfest @andaleebwajid with Sudha Murty discussing Grandparents' Bag of Stor… https://t.co/q3LXFWOQAoHello hello! Are you ready for #blrlitfest 2020? Links to the Zoom telecast at the right top corner of this page:… https://t.co/qa4ug2Gb14https://t.co/9o4rujwzW0 @BlrLitFest @Jollygamist
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12/12
2020
@companyoutsider and @varunstweets uncover surprises in their new book 'Azim Premji: The Man Beyond the Billions'.… https://t.co/zdNR3DaXBu @_asandhu , Neena Gopal and @NirmalaGovindar with @ArunaNambiar discuss 'When the Headline is the Story'. Tune in a… https://t.co/LX6c9OhLzmWe're talking poetry with Mani Rao, @mamtasagar , Maitreyee B Chowdhury, @nand_bo and Prathibha Nandakumar on Satur… https://t.co/bfrCMWMMoJHave you registered yet for the Bangalore Literature Festival? We'd like to know you're coming! Please remember to… https://t.co/eJGhvzu48D @ShobaNarayan approaches faith in a special way: through food! Listen to her speak to Mani Rao only at the Bangalor… https://t.co/YkM1qVTCz5We're trying our best to retain the vibe, but it has been a strange year, isn't it! See you online, Nakul. :) https://t.co/IZCPCXaLnqIn the New Indian Express today, talking about books, the pandemic and Bangalore Litfest. Full story here:… https://t.co/zpuNYCA401
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12/11
2020
What led to @declanwalsh being kicked out of Pakistan after spending years there as a foreign correspondent? Find o… https://t.co/zI2wT1a0oMThere's just something exciting about a debut. We're talking about two at the Bangalore Literature festival 2020 wi… https://t.co/Q5ns8KwmTkClub You to Death: @anujachauhan speaks to Niret Alva about her next novel. Catch them live on Saturday at 10:15 am… https://t.co/vQeBX5kQbJ @ashubh Vaidehi for achievement in Kannada literature, Gunjan Ahlawat for best cover design and, @milindrunning and… https://t.co/vzDjDVfSw1We're proud to announce the 2020 winners of the Atta Galatta Bangalore Literature Festival Book Prizes: Deepa Anapp… https://t.co/tEkVJCQL75Will be at @BlrLitFest this Saturday! Come say "hello!" #TheCowherdPrince #blrlitfest https://t.co/KrgSO8Ym2U
Retweeted by Bangalore Lit FestJoin us as we discuss assassinations & separatist movements, conspiracies & controversies, fact & fiction. At 5:15… https://t.co/b6K3zq11ge
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12/10
2020
Hamid Ansari and Geeta Mohan write about captivity, survival and freedom in their new book. We're looking forward t… https://t.co/FOtG5vGZA2Bangalore Literature Festival has had in-person events for the past eight editions. This year, we're going online t… https://t.co/TX8kAEpVTpChetan Bhagat discusses his newest thriller novel, 'One Arranged Murder' at the Bangalore Literature Festival, this… https://t.co/er7nZ4R4xhCrime, poetry, food, faith, love, writing, epic, pandemic, we're talking about it all, this Saturday on Day 1 of th… https://t.co/cgYW39BV0a
12/9
2020
This Saturday kick off your weekend with Sudha Murty and her lockdown-inspired 'Grandparents’ Bag of Stories'. Tune… https://t.co/PcoISKg2JOJoin the Saturday Philosophy club this Saturday at 3pm with Alexander McCall Smith and Zac O'Yeah, online or at BIC… https://t.co/hMfeunuLAIIf you've been binging on thriller novels to get through lockdown, here's an opportunity to listen to the master st… https://t.co/Lluz7NhgfYThe Bangalore Literature Festival 2020 is happening this weekend — 12 and 13 December. This time we're going partly… https://t.co/wpzdT3t9ho
12/8
2020
Every year, Bangaloreans across the globe send us sad messages about not being able to be at our venue. This year,… https://t.co/tAMhWhkKIAFrom art to science. From the incomprehensible present to the unpredictable future. From the economy to poetry.… https://t.co/VDWg25odcL
12/7
2020
Have you blocked your calendars yet? https://t.co/OWySMMrKnv
12/6
2020
Non-Fiction shortlist @juggernautbooks @WestlandBooks @HarperCollinsIN https://t.co/UofB6jx5gLFiction shortlist @WestlandBooks @SimonSchusterIN @HachetteIndia @penguinrandom https://t.co/2cqv5iK6uFWe're thrilled to announce the Shortlist for Atta Galatta - Bangalore Literature Festival Book Prize, 2020, our ann… https://t.co/KbGPFgNHPi
11/15
2020
A riveting conversation lined up for next Monday on WorldLit! https://t.co/fvvaRFPgf8
11/12
2020
Non-fiction longlist for our annual Book Prize in association with @AttaGalatta. Have you read all of them? https://t.co/yQCQxbJVGXFiction longlist for our annual Book Prize in association with @AttaGalatta. Have you read all of them? https://t.co/mCunNzhLot
10/15
2020
Continuing our #WorldLit series, join us for a conversation on Poirot, crime writing and more. The lovely… https://t.co/3Uk4QY4PVT
9/24
2020
This Saturday at 5pm. Register here - https://t.co/ZOUGBkxU11 #WorldLit https://t.co/kG5ri2W7EB
8/6
2020
We continue our #WorldLit series in partnership with @BIC_Blr. The lovely @Tracy_Chevalier chats with @anildharkerhttps://t.co/lLdFbziCRY
8/3
2020
I have a joke on memoirs, but I can't remember it now. https://t.co/LaDl0TcEWG
7/24
2020
Today at 5pm | Paddy Upton & Harsha Bhogle | Of Cricketers and Coaching | On @bic_blr Zoom and… https://t.co/Hb5zHwKs0Y
6/27
2020
Exciting #WorldLit session this Saturday, 27 Jun, 5pm. @PaddyUpton1 in conversation with @bhogleharsha about the bo… https://t.co/Nb8A7BDYSb
6/25
2020
ICYMI, add this to your podcast list for the week! #WorldLit https://t.co/DEF28YM3nk
6/22
2020
In case you missed this fun session, catch the video here - https://t.co/Ov9O44Eo4Q @shinieantony @BIC_BlrToday at 3pm! On Zoom and YouTube catch @AnthonyHorowitz in conversation with @ParoAnand. Register here -… https://t.co/pDwDunmlz2
6/6
2020
Happening tomorrow! Register here - https://t.co/u1CIGdxk6S https://t.co/KPUMMYZTts
6/5
2020
Register at: https://t.co/u1CIGdxk6SLaunching WorldLit with the delightfully entertaining @AnthonyHorowitz in an AMA with fearless writer @ParoAnand. R… https://t.co/mlffnLanScPresenting WorldLit. Our digital literary platform bringing to you livestream sessions, video interviews and podc… https://t.co/McrNKgyemW
6/4
2020

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