11th Kolkata Literary Festival to pay tribute to author Nabaneeta Dev Sen


The 11th edition of Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival will pay tribute to late novelist and award-winning author Nabaneeta Dev Sen who passed away on November 7 last year. Sen, who has over 80 books in Bengali across genres to her credit, will be celebrated by leading Bengali actors Soumitra Chatterjee and Aparna Sen. The late author’s daughters Nandana and Antara Sen will also be part of the tribute.

The three-day literary festival, which begins on January 17, will see participation of over 100 speakers and focus on themes of nationalism and identity, homeland, and belonging.

Some of the participating speakers include bestselling and award winning authors Anand Neelakantan, Abhinav Chandrachud, Francesc Miralles, Prayaag Akbar, Preeti Shenoy, Paul Zacharia, Rajat Gupta, Shobhaa De, Vikram Sampath, and William Dalrymple.

Source: The Hindu, Read more at https://www.thehindu.com/books/11th-kolkata-literary-festival-to-pay-tribute-to-author-nabaneeta-dev-sen/article30556157.ece

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