If it’s January, there has to be a celebration of books, even in challenging times. Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet this year is slightly different. Edition X will have three days of books and music Live on our Facebook page and YouTube channel from January 29 to 31, 2021. We will ensure that Edition X will be worth every booklover and indeed Kalam fan’s expectations.

Browse through the full schedule for Edition X below, bookmark the dates join us virtually from the safety of your homes.

Event Schedule

  • 5:00 PM

    Payel Sengupta

    Jibonanander Songey Dekha

    Srijato on the poetry of Jibanananda Das. In conversation with Payel Sengupta (Live from VMH/Session)

  • 6:15 PM

    Kaushiki Chakraborty

    An Evening With Kaushiki Chakraborty

    A classical music performance (Live from VMH/Performance)

  • 6:00 PM

    Lee Durrell
    Sandip Roy

    Durrell’s Magic

    Lee Durrell discusses Gerald Durrell’s Corfu Trilogy with Sandip Roy (Webinar/Session)

  • 7:00 PM

    Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

    The Last Queen

    Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni discusses her biography of Rani Jindan. In conversation with Malavika Banerjee

  • 8:00 PM

    Amitav Ghosh

    Jungle Nama

    Amitav Ghosh discusses the legend of Bon Bibi with Ankita Mukherji

  • 11 AM

    Kevin Kwan
    Shunali Khullar Shroff

    Presenting Kevin Kwan

    The author of Crazy Rich Asians talks to Shunali Khullar Shroff about his new book Sex and Vanity

  • 12 Noon

    Chandril Bhattacharya

    Satyajit Er Kella

    Chandril Bhattacharya discusses Ray’s adaptations from book to screen focusing on Aparajito and Sonar Kella



Venue 1

Son-et-Lumiere, Victoria Memorial Hall

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Venue 2

Western Quadrangle, Victoria Memorial Hall

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Venue 3

Kala Mandir

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Venue 4

Saturday Club

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Venue 5

Library Building, Victoria Memorial Hall

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