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Tata Literature live! The 2022 literary prizes announced


New Delhi, November 16 (IANSlife): Tata literature live! The Mumbai LitFest ended with a gala ceremony in which eminent playwright Mahesh Elkunchwar, recipient of Tata Literature Live! The Lifetime Achievement Award for 2022 was congratulated and the winners of the prestigious Tata Literature Live! The literary awards for 2022 have been announced.

In a “hybrid” version combined for the first time, both virtual and on-site, the 13th edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest was a huge success with 135 authors, 11 countries, 75 sessions, a record 9 book launches. The virtual sessions over two evenings have already attracted more than 1.5 million views. The Festival was back on site after two years of the pandemic being closed and delighted audiences took part in a myriad of engaging sessions at the onsite venues of the NCPA at Marine Drive and St Pauls Institute and Title Waves Bookstore in Bandra , resulting in overflowing sessions and performances. The Tata Theater rocked with Usha Uthup ending her session with catchy renditions of medleys of some of her evergreen songs.

The winners of the Tata Literature Live! The 2022 Literary Awards are as follows:

Tata Literature live! Book of the Year (Fiction): The Map and the Scissors by Amit Majmudar – Published by HarperCollins Publishers

Tata Literature live! Book of the Year (Non Fiction): Lords of the Deccan: Southern India from the Chalukyas to the Cholas by Anirudh Kanisetti – Published by Juggernaut Books

Tata Literature live! First book (fiction): We Move by Gurnaik Johal – Published by Hachette

Tata Literature live! First Book (Non-Fiction): Whole Numbers and Half-Truths by Rukmini S. – Published by Westland

Tata Literature live! Business Book of the Year: The Ambuja Story: How a Group of Ordinary Men Created an Extraordinary Business by Narotam Sekhsaria – Published by HarperCollins Publishers

Tata Literature live! Publisher of the Year Award: Harper Collins Publishers India

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