bookshop and cafe - calangute, goa - india, Phone: 0832 2277740, Mobile: 7447437768 e-mail: books@literati-goa.com

Events



2017

  • 25th November at 7:00 p.m.


  • 23 November at 7:30 p.m.
    Win Win ( 2011 USA 104 mins) directed by Tom McCarthy, starring Paul Giamatti, Amy Ryan

  • 17th November at 7.00 pm


  • 16th November at 7.30 p.m.
    Literati invites you to a screening of Loving (120 mins USA 2016) directed by Jeff Nichols, starring Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga and Michael Shannon.  Hope to see you

  • 9th November at 7:30 pm
    In My Father’s Den (2004 New Zealand 116 mins) based on the Novel by Maurice Gee ,directed by Brad McGann , starring Emily Barclay, Miranda Otto and Matthew Macfadyen

  • 7th November at 8.15 pm
    Literati Book Club will meet on over potluck to discuss Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones.

  • 2nd November at 7:30pm
    Literati invites you to a screening of The Guard (96 mins Ireland 2011) directed by Johnny McDonagh and starring Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle


  • 26th October at 7:30 p.m.
    Hugo (2011 USA 126 mins) directed by Martin Scorsese ,starring Ben Kingsley, Jude Law, Emily Mortimer
    Hope to see  you.


  • 12th October at 7.30 p.m
    Revolutionary Road (2008 UK 113 mins) directed by Sam Mendes, based on the novel by Richard Yates, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet and Kathy Bates .Hope to see you.

  • 11th Oct at 7:00p.m.



  • 5th October at 7:30 p.m.
    DEVI directed by Satyajit Ray (1960 Bengali 94 mins). Hope to see you.

  • 3rd October at 8:15 p.m
    The Literati Book Club will meet to discuss Poskem by Wendell Rodricks. The author will be present.Hope to see you.

  • 28th September at 7:30 p.m.
    The Royal Tenebaums (110 mins 2002 USA) directed by Wes Anderson starring Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Stiller

  • 21st September at 7:30 pm
    Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016 New Zealand 101 mins)
    Directed by Taika Waititi, based on the book Wild Pork and Watercress by Barry Crump.


  • 14th September at 7:30 p.m.
    Literati invites you to a screening of Atonement (130 mins Britain 2008) directed by Joe Wright based on the novel by Ian McEwan. Do Come


  • 7th September at 7:30p.m.
    Literati invites you to a screening of Hidden Figures (2016 USA 120 mins) directed by Theodore Melfi, Starring Taraji P.Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae. Hope to see you!


  • 31st August at 7:30 p.m.
    Literati invites you to a screening of The Man From Earth (87 mins USA 2007) directed by Richard Schenkman

  • 24th August at 7:30 p.m
    Literati invites you to a screening of The Night of the Hunter (1955 USA 89mins) directed by Charles Laughton ,Starring Robert Mitchum and Shelley Winters .
    Hope to see you

  • 17th August at 7:30 p.m
    Literati invites you to a screening of Brooklyn (2015 Ireland/Canada 111 mins) Written by Nick Hornby directed by John Crowley .

  • 10th August at 7:30pm
    Literati invites you to the screening of Jalsaghar/The Music Room (1958 India 94 mins)directed by Satyajit Ray.


  • 3rd August at 7:30 p.m.
    Literati invites you to a Screening of Take the Money and Run (1969 USA 85 mins) directed by and starring Woody Allen. Hope to see You.

  • 27th July at 7:30 pm
    There will be a screening of Akasen Chitai-Street of Shame (1956 Japan 88mins) directed by Kenji Mizoguchi.

  • 22nd July at 7:30 pm
    DRAMATIC VOICES at Literati Bookshop. Come and listen to colourful characters reveal their intimate stories. monologues & dialogues. Short excerpts from new plays and known ones. Women and a few men, expressing the lives of these spirited beings and their dramatic lives.

  • 20th July at 7:30 pm
    Literati will be a screening 45 years (2015 UK 95 mins) directed by Andrew Haigh. Starring Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay.
    Hope to see you

  • 18th July at 8:15 pm
    Literati book club will meet over potluck to discuss Erotic Stories For Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal

  • 13th July at 7:30pm
    Literati will be a screening City Island (2009 USA 104 mins) starring Andy Garcia and Julianne Marguilies.
    Hope to see you

  • 6th July at 7.30 pm Literati film screenings resume with the screening of Paterson (118 mins 2016) directed by Jim Jarmusch, starring Adam Driver. Hope to see you

  • 20th May at 8:15 pm.
    Literati book club will meet over potluck to discuss Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien

  • 18th May at 7:30pm
    Literati invites you to a screening of Il Conformista directed by Bernardo Bertolucci (106 mins 1970). Do come.
    Please note that this will be an indoor screening and the Café is closed presently.

  • 11th May at 7:30pm
    Literati invites you to a screening of Hell or High Water (100 mins USA 2016) starring Jeff Bridges and Ben Foster.
    Please note that this will be an indoor screening and the Café is closed presently.
    Do come


  • 4th May at 7:30pm
    Literati invites you to a screening of 20th Century Women ( 118 mins 2016) directed by Mike Mills, starring Annette Benning. Do come


  • 27 April at 7:30pm
    Literati will be a screening "Queen of Katwe" (2016 USA 120 mins) directed by Mira Nair, starring Lupita Nyong'o. on Thursday 27th April at 7.30 pm. Do come.

     20th April at 7:30pm

    Literati will be screening Two Days One Night (93 mins Belgium 2014) directed by the Dardenne brothers, starring Marion  Cotillard . Do come

  • 13th April at 7:30pm
    Literati will be screening Eye in the Sky directed by Gavin Hood, starring Helen Mirren (103 mins British 2015). Do come


  • 30th March at 7.30pm
    Literati will be screening Mean Streets (1973 USA 112 mins) directed by Martin Scorsese, starring Robert de Niro and Harvey Keitel. Do come

  • 23rd March at 7:30pm
    Literati will be screening Volver directed by Pedro Almodovar, starring Penelope Cruz (Spain 116 mins 2006). Do come

  • 18th March, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm



  • 16th March at 7:30pm Literati will be a screening Pillow Talk (102 mins 1959) starring Rock Hudson and Doris Day

  • 14th March at 7:00pm


  • 9th March at 7.30 pm
    Literati will be a screening  Strangers on a Train (100 mins 1951) directed by Alfred Hitchcock


  • 4th March 11am to 1:30pm


  • 2nd March 7.30pm
    Literati will be screening Yesterday,Today and Tomorrow (114 mins). Directed by Vittorio De Sica ,Starring Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni . Do come

  • 23rd February 7:30pm
    Literati will be a screening Sweet Smell of Success (96 mins1957) starring Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis

  • 21st February at 8:15 pm.
    Literati book club will meet over potluck to discuss Mr Iyer Goes to War by Ryan Lobo

  • 16th February at 7.30 pm.
    Literati will be a screening To Sir With Love (100 mins 1967) starring Sidney Poitier . Do come

  • 13th February at 7:00pm


  • 9 th February at 7:30pm
    There will be a screening of To Catch A Thief (106 mins 1955) directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Grace Kelly and Cary Grant at Literati. Do come



  • 2nd February at 7:30pm
    Literati will be a screening  Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961 US 114 mins) starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard . Do come.

  • 25th January 2017


  • 19th January at 7:30pm
    Literati invites you to a screening of Uzak (2004 Turkey 104 mins) directed by Nuri Ceylan


  • 12th January at 7:30pm
    There will be a screening of Nahid (2015 Iran 105 mins)

  • 5th January at 7:30pm
    There will be a screening of the drama thriller film  Dukhtar (90 mins 2014 Pakistan) at Literati. Hope to see you then


  • 2016

  • 15th December at 7.30 p.m.
    Literati invites you to a screening of Amchem Noxib, a Goan Konkani musical comedy film (115 mins 1963) on thursday 15th December at 7.30 p.m.
    Amchem Noxib was a hit and a trendsetter for the fledgling Konkani cinema

  • 8th December at 7:30pm
    Literati invites you to a screening of A Single Man (95 mins 2009) directed by Tom Ford starring Colin Firth and Julianne Moore . Hope to see you

  • 7th December at 8:15pm
    The Literati Book Club will meet over potluck to discuss One Part Women by Perumal Murugan.

  • 2nd December at 7:00p.m.


  • 1st December at 7.30 p.m.
    There will be a screening of About Elly (119 mins 2015 Iran) directed by Asghar Farhadi on Thursday at Literati.
    From the Academy Award winning director of A SEPARATION comes this gripping mystery set among a group of old friends on a holiday retreat.


  • 24th November at 7.30 pm
    There will be a screening of Charulata (1964; 117 mins Bengali: also known as The Lonely Wife) Directed by Satyajit Ray, based upon the novel la Nastanirh("The Broken Nest") by Rabindranath Tagore. Please do come

  • 17th November at 7:30p.m.
    The Conversation (1974 USA 113 mins) directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Gene Hackman.
    At Literati on Thursday 17th Nov at 7.30 pm. Do come


  • 12th November at 7:00 p.m


  • 10th November at 7.30 p.m. at Literati
    There will be a screening of  O Inimigo SemRosto (2010 Portugal 85 mins)
    Directed by Jose Farinha this crime drama film is the story of three people entangled in a corruption and money laundering scheme.

  • 7th November at 8:15 p.m.
    The Literati Bookclub will meet over potluck to discuss Being Mortal by Atul Gawande


  • 3rd November at 7:30 p.m.
    There will be a screening of 99 Homes (112 mins 2015 USA) directed by Ramin Bahrani


  • 27th Oct at 7.30 pm.
    There will be a screening of the romance comedy film Under The Tuscan Sun (113 mins) directed by Audrey Wells, starring Diane Lane and Sandra Oh.

  • 20th October at 7.30 pm
    There will be a screening of Kill The Messenger (101 mins USA 2014) .This dramatic thriller based on the remarkable true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb follows the crack epidemic in the USA and further alleges that the CIA was aware of major dealers who were smuggling cocaine and using the profits to arm rebels fighting in Nicaragua.

  • 13th October at 7:30pm
    There will be a screening of Monsoon Wedding (105 mins  2001) directed by Mira Nair .

    Winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival Monsoon Wedding is a colourful, exuberant celebration of modern-day India, family, love, and life.

  • 6th October at 7:30 p.m.
    There will be a screening of School for Scoundrels(1960 Britain)a comedy on Thursday 6th Oct at 7:30p.m. at Literati .It is directed by Robert Hamer,starring Ian Carmichael and Terry-Thomas and inspired by the''Gamesmanship ''series of books by Stephen Potter


  • 4th October at 8:15 p.m.
    The Literati Book club will meet over potluck to discuss The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes


  • 29th September at 7:00 p.m.


  • 22nd September at 7:30 p.m
    There will be a screening of Adaptation (114 mins 2002) directed by Spike Jonze . This comedy drama has a star studded cast ...Nicolas Cafe, Meryl Streep, John Cusack, Tilda Swinton....


  • 15th Sep at 7:30 p.m.
    There will be a screening of La Haine (93 mins France 1995)
    This black and white film is a powerful commentary on class and racial discrimination and the cycle of hate that only generates more hate.

  • 8th Sep at 7:30 p.m.
    There will be a screening of Kes directed by Kenneth Loach
    (104 mins UK 1969)
    The film is based on the 1968 novel A Kestrel for a Knave, written by Barry Hines. It is ranked seventh in the British Film Institute's Top Ten (British) Films and among the top ten in its list of the 50 films you should see by the age of 14.

  • 1st September at 7:30 p.m.
    Screening at Literati :
    Il Postino: The Postman directed by Michael Radford
    (1994 Italian 103 mins)


  • 8th August at 8:15 p.m.
    The Literati Bookclub will meet over potluck to discuss The Vegetarian by Han Kang

  • 16th July at 5:00 p.m.


  • 17th May at 8:15 p.m
    The Book Club will meet to discuss Colours of the Cage by Arun Ferreira over potluck

  • 12th May at 7:30 p.m.
    There will be a screening of Le Fils (2002 Belgian-French 104 mins) directed by the Dardenne brothers at Literati

  • 6th May to 14th May
    Literati Book Sale  25% discount on all new books . 
    Second hand books priced as low as Rs 50/- to Rs150/- .Rush! Sale only from 6th May to 14th May

  • 5th May at 7:30 p.m.
    Literati invites you to a screening of Whiplash (2014 USA 103 mins)
    Andrew Neyman is an ambitious young jazz drummer, who
    hungers day and night to become one of the greats. Terence Fletcher, an
    instructor equally known for his teaching talents as for his terrifying methods,
    discovers Andrew and transfers forever changing the young man's life


  • 28th April at 7.30 pm
    Screening at Literati Neuve Reinas directed by Fabian Bielinsky (2002 Argentina 110 mins)


  • 21st April at 7.30 pm
    Screening at Literati: Calvary directed by John McDonagh and stars Brendon Gleeson (2014 Ireland 101 mins)


  • 19th April 2016 at 8:15 p.m
    The Book Club will meet to discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr over potluck

  • 14th April at 7.30 pm
    Screening at Literati Band of Outsiders directed by Jean-Luc Godard (1964 France, 97 mins)

  • 7th April at 7.30 pm
    Screening at Literati Goodbye Solo  directed by Rahmin Bahrani (2009 USA 91 mins)


  • 31st March at 7.30 pm
    Screening of LEMON TREE ( 101 mins Israel 2009) at Literati .

  • 10th March at 7.30 pm
    Screening at Literati - satire : Hail the Conquering Hero directed by Preston Sturges (101 mins 1944 USA).

  • 9th March 2016 at 8:15 p.m
    The Book Club will meet to discuss "Shorty Gomes" by Ahmed Bunglowala over potluck


  • 3rd March at 7.30 pm
    Screening at Literati  Billy Liar (1963 UK 94 mins) directed by John Schlesinger, starring Julie Christie and Tom Courtenay


  • 25th February at 7.30 p.m
    Screening at Literati 'For Your Consideration ' directed by Christopher Guest (86 min)


  • 19th February  at 7:00 p.m


  • 18th February at 7.30 p.m.
    Screening at Literati Rashomon directed by Akira Kurosawa 83 min (Japan1950)

  • 13th February  from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.


  • 11th February at 7.30 p.m
    Screening at Literati Estomago directed by Marcos Jorge   (113 mins Brazil 2007)


  • 4th February at 7.30 p.m
    Screening at Literati "Mon Oncle" directed by Jacques Tati (110 minutes)    .

  • 2nd February 2016 at 8:15 p.m
    The Book Club will meet to discuss "A Handbook for My Lover" by Rosalyn D'Mello over potluck


  • 28th January 2016 at 7.30 p.m
    Screenings at Literati
    "After Hours" directed by Martin Scorsese (93 minutes)

  • 21st January 2016 at 7.30 p.m
    Screenings at Literati
    50/50 by Jonathan Levine

  • 16 January 2016 at 10:00 a.m to 1:00pm



  • 15th January 2016 at 6.00 p.m



  • 14th January 2016 at 7.30 p.m
    Screenings at Literati
    Rope By Alfred Hitchcock


  • 12th January 2016 at 8:15 p.m
    The Book Club will meet over potluck to discuss The Razor's Edge by Somerset Maugham


  • 7th January 2016 at 7.30 p.m
    Screenings at Literati
    Shadow of a Doubt  by Alfred Hitchcock






    2015


  • 19th December 2015 11:00 am To 8:00 p.m


  • 17th December at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed by David Trueba

  • 16th December 2015Wednesday at 6:30 pm


  • 12th December 2015Saturday at 4:30 pm
    Literati and Indian Street Performers Association Trust invite you to an evening with traditional Indian street performers.


  • 10th December at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    Bicycle Thieves by Vittorio De Sica


  • 8th December at 8:15 p.m.
    The Book Club will meet over potluck to discuss ''The Razor's Edge'' by Somerset Maugham

  • 3rd December at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    The Beat That My Heart Skipped by Jacques Audiard


  • 27th November 2015Friday at 7:00 pm
    Literati & Bloomsbury invites you to a reading & discussion of By Thumb, Hoof and Wheel: Travels in the Global South By Prabhu Ghate.
    He will be in conversation with Karan Bhagat.

  • 26th November at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    Being There by Hal Ashby


  • 19th November at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    Jane Eyre by Cary Joji Fukunaga


  • 12th November at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    Sideways by Alexander Payne


  • 5th November at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    No Country For Old Men by The Coen Brothers


  • 4th November at 8:15 p.m.
    The Book Club will meet over potluck to discuss ''Aarushi'' by Avirook Sen


  • 3rd  November 10:00a.m to 6:30 p.m.
    On the Occasion of Literati 10th Anniversary on the 3rd of November 2015 there
    will be a 10% discount sale on all new books.

  • 29th October at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya (Will you cross the skies for me?) by Gautham Menon



  • 15th October at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    Fireworks Wednesday by Asghar Farhadi

    Fireworks Wednesday


  • 8th October at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    Three Times by Hou Hsiao-Hsien

    Three Times

  • 30th September Wednesday at 7:00p.m.
    Swiss-Italian author Andrea Bianchetti will read from his book Estreme visioni di bianco.
    Ledwina Costantini from the theatre company Opera retablO will accompany the reading.The reading will be in Italian and English.

  • 24th September at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    Sonatine by Takeshi Kitano
    Sonatine


  • 22nd SeptemberTuesday at 8.15 p.m. 
    The Book Club will meet over potluck to discuss The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera


  • 10th September at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    Soul Kitchen by Fatih Akin
    Soul Kitchen


  • 4th September 2015Friday at 6:30 pm
    LITERATI INVITES YOU TO
    A BOOK LAUNCH OF THE MANY FACES OF KASHMIRI NATIONALISM BY NANDITA HAKSAR.
    She will be in conversation with renowned film-maker and writer Saeed Akhtar Mirza
    The Many Faces of Kashmiri Nationalism

  • 3rd September at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    Eat Drink Man Woman by Ang Lee
    Eat Drink Man Woman

  • 27th August at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    Kitchen Stories by Bent Hamer

    Kitchen Stories

  • 20th August at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    Holy Motors by Leos Carax

    holy motors

  • 13th August at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    Locke by Steven Knight

    Locke

  • 6th August at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    The Station Agent by Thomas McCarthy
    The Station Agent


  • 4th August at 8.15 p.m.
    The Book Club will meet over potluck to discuss The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

  • 30th July at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    TAKE SHELTER by JEFF NICHOLS
    Take Shelter


  • 23rd July at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    MY OWN PRIVATE IDAHO by GUS VAN SANT
    My Own Private Idaho


  • 16th July at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    PRIDE by MATTHEW WARCUS
    PRIDE

  • 9th July at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    SHOW ME LOVE by LUKAS MOODYSSON
    show me love

  • 2nd July at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    THE WAY HE LOOKS by DANIEL RIBEIRO
    the way he looks

  • 25th June at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    IN BRUGES by MARTIN McDONAGH
    In Bruges

  • 18th June at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    ONCE by JOHN CARNEY
    ONCE

  • 12th June at 8.15 p.m.
    The Book Club will meet over potluck to discuss Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut

  • 11th June at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    THE LAST DETAIL by HAL ASHBY
    the last detail


  • 4th June at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    BOY by TAIKA WAITITI


  • 23rd April at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at Literati
    Footnote by Joseph Cedar


  • 16th April at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at LITERATI
    Tokyo Sonata by Kiyoshi Kurosawa


  • 10th April to 18th April
     Literati Book Sale 25% discount on all new books . 
    Second hand books priced as low as Rs 50/- to Rs150/- .
    Rush! Sale only from 10th April To 18th April

  • 9th April at 7.30 p.m
    Screening of Mud by Jeff Nichols


  • 6 th April at 8.15 pm
    The Book Club will meet over potluck to discuss The Diary of a Social Butterfly by  Moni Mohsin

  • 2nd April at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at LITERATI
    TOMBOY by CELINE SCIAMMA

  • 28TH March 2015, Saturday  at 7 P.M
    LITERATI INVITES YOU TO A BOOK READING OF
    The First Indian: Story of the First Indian Solo Circumnavigation under Sail’ by Cdr. Dilip Donde

    ELIAS PATEL WILL BE IN CONVERSATION WITH CDR. DILIP DONDE


  • 26th March at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at LITERATI
    FRANCES HA by NOAH BAUMBACH

  • 19th March 2015Thursday at 7:30 p.m
    FILM SCREENING AT LITERATI
    TANGERINES 
    (2014 GEORGIA & ESTONIA) 
    RUNNING TIME:86 minutes

  • 14th March 2015, Saturday at 6:30 pm
    LITERATI  INVITES YOU TO A BOOK LAUNCH  OF 1400 BANANAS, 76 TOWNS & 1 MILLION PEOPLE BY SAMIR NAZARETH. He will be in conversation with Aniruddha Sen Gupta & Aditi



  • 12th March 2015, Thursday at 7:30 p.m
    FILM SCREENING AT LITERATI

    SALIM LANGDE PE MAT RO
    (1989) by SAEED AKHTAR MIRZA
    RUNNING TIME:120 minutes

    Literati is happy to inform you that the Director himself will be present for the Film screening and there will be an interaction with him after the film

  • 5th March 2015Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
    FILM SCREENING AT LITERATI

    NASEEM (1995) by SAEED AKHTAR MIRZA 

    RUNNING TIME:120 minutes

     Literati is glad to inform you that the Director himself will be present for the Film screening and there will be an interaction with him after the film.

    Saeed Akhtar Mirza is one of the iconic directors of Indian Parallel Cinema who has won numerous awards for his work. Retired from Film-making he spends his time writing and is also known for his critically acclaimed novels such as AMMI: Letters to a Democratic Mother and The Monk, The Moor and Moses Ben Jalloun.

    NASEEM released in the year 1995 is a drama film that deals with the relationship between a 15 year old girl and her Grandfather and the communal situation surrounding their lives. Released to critical acclaim the Film went on to win the prestigious National Award for Best Director and The National Award for Best Screenplay for Saeed Akhtar Mirza. The movie is an important socio-political one that is most relevant to our times.

  • 3rd March at 8.15 pm
    The Book Club will meet over potluck to discuss The Almond Tree by Michelle Corasanti

  • 27TH February 2015 at 7 P.M.
    LITERATI invites you to a book reading
    by RANDHIR KHARE author of STRANGERS ON THE SHORE

  • 26th February at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at LITERATI
    ALICE IN THE CITIES by WIM WENDERS

  • 19th February at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at LITERATI
    MEMORIES OF MURDER by BONG JOON-HO

  • 12th February at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at LITERATI
    CELL 211 by DANIEL MONZON. 

  • 5th February at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at LITERATI
    THE MAN WHO WASN'T THERE by THE COEN BROTHERS.


  • 2nd February at 8.15 pm
    The Book Club will meet over potluck to discuss Hang Woman by  K.R. Meera

  • 29th Jan at 7.30 p.m.
    Screening of Garam Hawa (1974) 96 mins by M.S.Sathyu

  • 22nd Jan at 7.30 p.m.
    Screening of Hunger (2008 Ireland) 96 mins

  • 21st January at 8.15 pm
    The Book Club will meet over potluck to discuss Hang Woman by  K.R. Meera

  • 16th Jan at 7 p.m.
    The renowned Film Maker WARIS HUSSEIN was at Literati. A compilation of his work was screened followed by a CONVERSATION between WARIS HUSSEIN and SHAMA HABIBULLAH and an interaction with the audience. An evening to remember.

  • 10th January at 5:30 pm
    Literati invites you to a talk on 'Healing your Life' with Hypnotherapy by Manisha Chadda

  • 8th January at 7.30 p.m.
    Screening of SAMSARA by Ron Fricke at Literati



    2014



  • 19th December at 7 P.M
    LITERATI INVITES YOU TO AN EVENING OF POETRY OPEN MIKE LED BY KATHRYN HUMMEL AUTHOR OF "POEMS FROM HERE"

    Kathryn Hummel writes non-fiction, fiction and poetry, often combined with her photography for digital performance. Her diverse work has been published throughout Australia, New Zealand, the US, and Asia. Kathryn was nominated for the 2013 Pushcart Prize and in the same year, won the Dorothy Porter Award for poetry. Most recently, she was longlisted for the 2014 University of Canberra Vice Chancellor’s Poetry Prize. Kathryn's debut collection, Poems from Here, is published by Australia's Walleah Press; more details on her work can be found at www.kathrynhummel.com.

  • 18th December at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at LITERATI
    NEBRASKA by ALEXANDER PAYNE

  • 11th December at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at LITERATI
    INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS by THE COEN BROTHERS

  • 8th December at 8.15 pm
    The Book Club will meet over potluck to discuss Reef by Romesh Gunesekera

  • 6th December at 6:30pm

    Literati and FINGERPRINT invites you to a Book Reading & Workshop
    On the Art of Story Telling by VISHWAS MUDAGAL author of LOSING MY RELIGION
    at LITERATI

  • 5th December at 7 :00pm

    LITERATI invites you to the release of GAYSI ZINE
    at LITERATI

  • 4th December at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at LITERATI
    The Hunt by THOMAS VINTERBERG



  • 20th November at 7.30 p.m.
    Screenings at LITERATI
    CASTAWAY ON THE MOON by LEE HAE-JUN

  • 12th November at 8.15 pm
    The Book Club will meet over potluck to discuss A Man of The People by Chinua Achebe

  • 11th October at 7 pm 
    Harper Collins and Literati invite you to the launch of
    Clear Hold Build by Sudeep Chakravarti.
    Dean D'Cruz will be in conversation with the author

  • 17th September 2014 at 8.15 pm
    The Book Club will meet to discuss Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia Marquez over potluck.

  • 2nd  August 2014 at 8.15 pm
    The Book Club will meet to discuss The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak over potluck.

  • 28th June 2014 at 6.30 pm
    Literati and Fingerprint invite you to the Goa book launch of "DAUGHTER BY COURT ORDER". The authour Ratna Vira will be in conversation with Karan Bhagat.


  • 18th May to 22nd June 2014
    Literati will close for the summer break .

  • 16th May 2014 at 8.15 pm
    The Book Club will meet to discuss The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway over potluck.

  • 23rd April 2014 at 8.15 pm
    The Book Club will meet to discuss I Am Malala  by Malala Yousafzai over potluck.

  • 21st April to 26th April 2014
    LITERATI END OF SEASON SALE.
    20% Discount on all new books.

  • 10th April 2014 at 7.30 p.m.
    Summer screenings in the Literati garden.
    Day For Night (La Nuit Americaine) by Francois Truffaut.

  • 4th April 2014 from 4.45pm to 7pm
    SYSTEMIC CONSTELLATIONS Finding Love’s Hidden Harmony: This an introductory workshop to Family Constellation work by Annie Cariapa a psychotherapist

  • 3rd APRIL 2014 AT 6 P.M
    LITERATI AND HARPER COLLINS INVITE YOU TO A BOOK READING BY YASMEEN PREMJI, AUTHOR OF DAYS OF GOLD & SEPIA.


  • 29th March, 2014 at 5:30pm
    Join us for a talk on the Health Revolution in Goa delivered by its Author, Therapist & Alchemist & Secretary of the World United Doctor & Healer Association Darryl D’Souza.

  • 28th March 2014 at 7.30 p.m.
    Summer screenings at Literati. Come watch Fellini's Masterpiece "8 1/2" on a big screen in the Literati garden .

  • 26th March 2014 at 8.15 pm
    The Book Club will meet to discuss Narcopolis by Jeet Thayil over potluck.

  • 8th March 2014 at 6.15 pm
    Literati and Amber Books invite you to the launch of Zero the Giraffe goes to Goa a book for children written and illustrated by Premola Ghose.


  • 19th February 2014 at 8.15 pm
    The Book Club will meet to discuss The Elephant’s Journey by Jose Saramago over potluck.

  • 12th February 2014 AT 4 p.m.
    SUFI MUSIC WORKSHOP conducted by THE LOOKING GLASS ON at LITERATI
    .
    Explore how music helped the Sufi way of thought transcend beyond the dichotomy of words. A two-and-a-half hour journey through music and stories… across centuries… across countries…
    Prior Registration Required: books@literati-goa.com  Tel: 083 2277740

  • 24th January 2014 at 7 pm.  
    Rahul Alvares will be discussing the adventures and various challenges he faced with shooting for the book. He will also discuss technical details of bird photography and bird behaviour.




  • 2013

    • 11th January 2014 at 7 pm.
      To Celebrate the release of Nony's first book The Archivist, Literati and Dayanita Singh invite you to a conversation with Nony Singh and Alka Pande.

    • 16th December 2013 at 8.15 pm
      The Book Club will meet to discuss The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson over potluck

    • 1st November to 10th November
      Literati Diwali sale. 20% discount on all new books

    • 29th October 2013
      The book club will meet to discuss the book ''The Lowland" by Jhumpa Lahiri at 8:15pm over pot luck

    • 28th Sept. 2013 at 6:30p.m.

      Literati Book Shop &Cafe cordially invites you to the launch of
      AND WHAT REMAINS IN THE END
      The Memoirs of an Unrepentant Civil Servant
      (A Rupa Publication) by ROBIN GUPTA 

      Please join us for Refreshments after the launch

      RSVP: Savia 0832 2277740

    • 26th September  2013 at 8:15pm
      The Book Club will meet to discuss Dev& Simran by Eunice De Souza over potluck.

    • 4th Sept 2013 at 8.15 p.m
      The next Book Club will meet to discuss THE HELP by Kathryn Stockett.

    • 17th August 2013 at 5.30 p.m.

      TULIKA PUBLISHERS IN ASSOCIATION WITH GOA UNIVERSITY INVITES YOU TO AN EVENING WITH SUNITI NAMJOSHI, POET, FABULIST AND CHILDREN'S WRITER.
      JEET THAYIL, NOVELIST AND POET WILL INTRODUCE SUNITI WHO WILL READ FROM HER BOOK "BLUE & OTHER STORIES" FOLLOWED BY A DISCUSSION ON WRITING FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN.



    • 16th August 2013 at 6 p.m.
      LITERATI AND SIMON & SCHUSTER INVITES YOU TO THE GOA RELEASE OF
      "THE SEA OF INNOCENCE" BY KISHWAR DESAI
      LORD MEGHNAD DESAI AND VENITA COELHO WILL BE IN CONVERSATION WITH THE AUTHOR
      Author :
      The Sea of Innocence
      Origins of Love
      Witness the Night
      Darlingji :The True Love Story of Nargis and Sunil Dutt


    • 1st August 2013 at 8:15pm
      The Book Club will meet to discuss No Time Like The Present by Nadine Gordimer over potluck.

    • 14Th June 2013
      The World Busk Day was held in Literati on the 14th of June 2013 in aid of Child’s Play Foundation. It was a fun filled evening with very talented and upcoming musicians such as Ashley Rego,  Jatan Rodrigues,  Ian De Noronha,  Clive Moraes,  Shannon Vaz,  Frederika Cotta and  Leo O Velho. The Kala Academy Choir led by Jean Kalangutkar were more than a pleasure to listen to. And Willy Franco, accomplished percussionist Lester Godinho, Darryl James Pereira , Jeffrey Manuel  and his lovely children Kathrin  and Kian all made the evening memorable.

    • Hi everyone. Literati has reopened for the season. Come and catch up on your monsoon reading.

    • Literati will close for the summer break from 1st May to 3rd June 2013.

    • 29th April at 8.15 p.m.
      The Book Club will meet to discuss The Book of Joshua by Tanya Mendonsa over potluck. We will celebrate the life of Joshua who is no longer with us. The next book we will be discussing is No Time Like The Present by Nadine Gordimer.

    • 3rd to 13th April 2013
      LITERATI END OF SEASON SALE
      20% Discount on all new books.

    • 19th March 2013 at 8.15 p.m
      The Book Club will be reading Curfewed Nights by Basharat Peer, which is not only a good book but is very topical and will help in our understanding of Kashmir. The book is available at Literati.

    • 3rd March 2013, 11am - 8pm
      Bebook Charity Fete: Jumble, games, clothes, jewellery, food, art, face-painting and lots more fun for the family at Literati.

    • 25th  Feb to 1st March 2013 from 5 pm to 7 pm
      Amaresh Deshpande will hold an intensive bridge workshop over 5 days (2 hour sessions each) at Literati. The fee for the course is Rs. 1500/-. Those of you who did the introductory sessions which were held recently, know how good Amaresh is as a teacher and how much fun the game of Bridge is in reality. I would also recommend this game to children as it really helps improve concentration and math and analytical skills. Do let me know if your interested.

    • 12th February 2013 at 8.15 p.m.

      Book club to discuss 'Em and the Big Hoom' by Jerry Pinto over potluck.

    • 8th February 2013 at 6.p.m.
      Literati and Lotus Libri invite you to the launch of 'Notes to Mehr' by Aftab Khan Farooqui. Shri Damodar Mauzo will release the book.

    • 2nd February 2013 at 6 p.m.
      Literati invites you to a reading by Ashali Varma from her book ‘Victoria Cross: A Love Story’ published by Pearson Education *The foundation of Victoria Cross is courage and love - a theme that runs through this sensitively-written book about the lives of two extraordinary people.The Victoria Cross: A Love Story is a memoir written by a daughter as a tribute to her parents. It presents a true story of courage and love, spanning six decades - from the battlefields in Africa during World War II to India after Independence and beyond. It touches upon aspects of political and military history with references to India- China war. The story is weaved around a dying mother’s memories of her life with her highly decorated soldier husband”.

    • 1st of February, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
      An introductory session to the game of Bridge by Amaresh Deshpande.  For those who missed it the last time around. I can tell you through my own experience that this is something which is a must do. Amaresh is not only a very good teacher but the version of the game he teaches is really great fun. It also really hones one's mathematical skills and children of 12 and above are most welcome to join in.

    • 30th of January at 7.30 p.m.
      On Gandhiji's death anniversary, we will be screening "Gandhi Lives" a 52 minute documentary film by Aruna Har Prasad. The film explores the relevance of Mahatma Gandhi in modern India through professionals and ordinary people leaving the audience to decide whether Gandhi lives or not. The film was screened at the Indian Film Festival in Japan 2012 and the Foreign Correspondents Club at New Delhi.

    • 17th January 2013
      A two hour Introduction-to-Bridge is scheduled at Literati on Thursday, 17th January at 5 pm. (If you remember) please bring a pack of cards, a mat to sit on the lawn since table-space is at a premium and mosquito repellent. Children above 12 can participate too. Total inexperience with cards is absolutely okay.

    • 5th January at 6.30 p.m.
      Kornelia's Kitchen 2 - Cooking for Allergies
      was launched at Literati by Dr. Anita Kamath Dudhane and Marianne Borgo. Odette Mascerenhas compered the evening. The programme was sponsored by Vallonne Vineyards and Broadway Publishing House

     

    2012

    • 28 December 2012, 6 pm.


    • 26th December 2012, 7 .pm.
      Literati and Penguin India hosted a reading by Naman Ramachandran the authour of Rajnikanth the Definitive Biography.

    • 20th December, 2012 at 5.45 pm.
      Christina Fernandes' book 'Passion in Paradise ' published by Goa 1556 was released at Literati. An exhibition of her photographs was held alongside.


    • 21st December 2012

    • 29th November 2012
      Book club which was to be held on 19th November 2012 will be held on 28 th November 2012
      The book Club will meet at 8.15 p.m. to discuss The Cat’s Table by Michael Ondaatje, over potluck.

    • 23rd November 2012
      Tanya Mendonsa’s book The Book of Joshua will be launched at Literati.


    • 12th September 2012
      The book ORIGINS OF LOVE written by KISHWAR DESAI and published by Simon & Schuster was launched by WENDELL RODRICKS at Literati. The author has also written DARLINGJI and WITNESS THE NIGHT while Wendell is the author of MODA GOA and THE GREEN ROOM. The event was lively and well attended.

      It was followed by the Book Club at 8.15 p.m. where the book in discussion was The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes.

    • 2nd August 2012
      The Book Club met and discussed Ravan and Eddie by Kiran Nagarkar. And of course it was potluck :)

    • 21st July 2012
      Sudeep Chakravarti’s new book Highway 39: Journeys through a Fractured Land, published by HarperCollins, was launched at Literati by Sebastian Hongray and Nandita Haksar. This was followed by a panel discussion moderated by Prava Rai.
      The book is set primarily in Nagaland and Manipur and is a non-fiction narrative which is gathering critical appreciation. The discussion was a first for Goa.

    • 13th April 2012
      The Book Club discussed Our Lady of Alice Bhatti by Mohammed Hanif.

    • 7th March 2012
      There was a discussion on the book Let Me Tell You About Quinta by Savia Viegas. After the Book Club members discussed the book the author joined in and there was a question and answer session which brought a new understanding of the book to most people who were present.

    • 17th February 2012
      Angela Alvares presented a Slide Show on the Anti Nuclear Agitation in India.

    • 11th February 2012
      Literati and Harper Collins hosted the Goa Release of CURSE OF THE GODMAN by BIDDU.Wendell Rodricks released the book after which Biddu sang a couple of his hit songs for the audience.

    • 16th February 2012
      The Book Club saw a heated and stimulating discussion on The Convert by Deborah Baker. The book is available at Literati.

    • 10th January 2012
      The Book Club met and discussed My Revolutions by Hari Kunzru.


    • 6th January 2012
      The  HOUSE OF LOVE by DAYANITA SINGH was released at Literati to a full house . The author was in conversation with  JONATHON SHAININ.

    2011

    • 29th December 2011
      The LOVE GOA 1st Edition (Love Travel Guides) by Fiona Caulfield was released at Literati to a full house. Photographs by Clare Arni on The Disappearing Professions of Goa were also on display till the 4th of January 2012.

    • 23rd December 2011
      An interesting evening with Salim Kidwai author of Song Sung True and Same-Sex Love in India saw Jason Keith Fernandes interact with the author in the presence of an eclectic audience.

    • 26th November 2011
      Literati and Harper Collins India hosted a reading by the author Bulbul Sharma from her new novel The Tailor of Giripul.
      Bulbul Sharma is a painter and writer. She has many books to her credit including My Sainted Aunts; Eating Women, Telling Tales etc. She has also written many children's books including The Children's Ramayana. She has been conducting art and storytelling workshops for children with special needs for 15 years.

    • 29th October 2011
      Literati in association Harper Collins Publishers India organized a book reading of Cacutta Exile by Bunny Suraiya. The session was enjoyed by everyone, with fond reminiscences of yester years.

    • 18th June 2011
      Events after the yearly summer break started on a musical note with the World Busk Day held on 18 June 11 at 5 p.m onwards .This was in aid of Child’s Play India Foundation which is supported by Dr. Luis Dias

     

    2010

    • 17th December 2010
      Dr. Sudhir Kakar's book The Crimson Throne was launched at Literati.

    • 12th December 2010
      Sudeep Chakravarti's latest novel The Avenue of Kings was launched in Goa at the inaugural Goa Arts and Literary Festival at the International Centre, Dona Paula. The event saw Aniruddha Bahal, author, and pioneer in investigative journalism in conversation with Sudeep Chakravarti who also read from the work.

    • 13th November 2010
      Literati hosted the Goa launch of Looking for America by Avirook Sen.

    • 13th February 2010
      Amitav Gosh released the book Dream Villa by Dayanita Singh at Literati.

    2009

    • 17th December 2009
      Tanya Mendonsa launched her debut book of poetry The Dreaming House published by Harper Collins. Venita Coelho and Siddharth Dubey took us through Tanya's journey and her poetry.

    • 11th December 2009
      Film and documentary maker and journalist Navina Sundaram screened her documentary Amrita Sher-Gil A family album previously shown at the Munich museum and the Tate alongside a slide-lecture on her aunt at Literati. There was an unprecedented turnout for the programme.

    • 7th December 2009
      Author and Academician Savia Viegas exhibited her art and described the role and process painting had in aiding the writing of her book Tales from the Attic at Literati.

    • 21st November 2009
      Eminent filmmaker and author Saeed Mirza read from his book Ammi: Letters to a Democratic Mother at Literati.
       
    • 18th July 2009
      Divine Soul Songs- Dr. Sha's latest soul healing bestseller was launched by Anna Jahns, who also introduced self healing practices, soul singing, and other transformation tools for the New Era Transition.

    • 20th February 2009
      SUHAG SHIRODKAR the author of CAPTURED IN MINIATURE conducted a unique interactive workshop Appreciating Mughal Art for ages 10 onwards at Literati. This book was born of her conviction that children will delight in history if adults will bring it alive for them. In her workday, Suhag co-manages Teclarity, her technical documentation company. Suhag divides her time between India and California, but her heart is always in Goa. This is her first book.
        
    • 7th & 14th February 2009
      An Art Workshop was very successfully conducted by Susan Bullough-Khare for about 12 people which aimed at increasing their creativity and showed the therapeutic value of art .

    • 6th February 2009
      There was a reading of One Life to Ride – A Motorcycle Journey to the High Himalayas by the author Ajit Harisinghani. Ajit is a speech therapist in Pune who rode his Royal Enfield Motorcycle solo from Pune to Ladakh, Kargil and Srinagar. The book has received rave reviews from Indian and foreign magazines.



    2008

    • 11th December 2008
      There was a discussion on topics relating to the book LASHKAR by MUKUL DEVA in interaction with Sudeep Chakravarti. The author then read from his forthcoming novel Salim must Die.

    • 6th December 2008
      5 p.m. THE MYSTERY OF MINDNET - by ANIRUDDHA SENGUPTA Goa Book Release took place followed by a quiz and a book treasure hunt for kids between 9 years and 14 years of age. The event was innovative and fun and is a must do for kids in that age group.

    • 4th December 2008
      The Book Club met and had an extremely thought provoking and impassioned discussion on The White Tiger by Arvind Adiga winner of the Booker Prize.

    • 23rd October 2008
      The Book Club met and discussed Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter by Mario Vargosa Llosa

    • 12th September 2008
      Once Upon a Time in Aparanta by Sudeep Chakravarti was released at Gallery Gitanjali in Panjim. This was an event hosted by Literati and Penguin Books India and saw a big turnout in spite of the pouring rain. Ravi Singh of Penguin India and the author spoke on this occasion.

    • 28th August 2008
      The Book Club met and had a heated discussion on The Diving Bell and The Butterfly by Jean- Dominique Bauby.

    • 2nd August 2008
      Amruta Patil gave an insight into the process of writing a graphic novel with a power point presentation on the incredible graphic novel Kari

    • 25th July 2008
      There was an impromptu poetry recitation by Taj Mansur Hassan followed by the Book Club meet to discuss Sea of Poppies

    • 24th June 2008
      The Goa Release of Amitav Ghosh's new novel Sea of Poppies saw an unprecedented turnout for a book release despite the rains. Maria Couto interfaced with Amitav Ghosh followed by a reading from the novel by Amitav Ghosh himself. The fans then had a chance to ask questions and get their books signed.

    • 20th June 2008
      Book Club met to discuss Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

    • 30th - 3rd May 2008
      Art Exhibition of works by the renowned watercolourist, the late Prof. Pralhad Anant Dhond

    • 30th March 2008
      Rahul Srivastava read from his teen novel Murder on Kaandoha Hill. This was followed by an interesting discussion on promoting the reading habit in Goa.

    • 8th March 2008
      On International Womens' Day there was a spirited reading by Usha R. Khanna from her book "The Making of Samovar: How a Mumbai Cafe Became a Metaphor for a Generation"

    • 29th February 2008
      The Book Club met and discussed the superbly written Half A Yellow Sun by Chimananda Ngozi Adichie .

    • 9th February 2008
      We had a large turnout at the book launch of RED SUN a book on the Naxals by Sudeep Chakravarti

    • 22nd January 2008
      Bulbul Singh poet, artist, a man of many parts, read from his book WINDBLOWN OM AND OTHER SONGS

    • 3rd January 2008
      We started the New Year with a photographic exhibition by Alex A. Fernandes, "Tiatristes" . Dayanita Singh , the internationally renowned photographer opened the exhibition and released the catalogue. Mr. Tomazinho Cardozo , the eminent tiatriste, gave an enchanting talk on Tiatr, the Konkani folk theatre.

    2007

    • 9th December 2007
      Saw the launch of Darlingji by Kishwar Desai the true love story of Nargis and Sunil Dutt . The Book was released by Lord Meghnad Desai followed by a reading by the author.

    • 2nd December 2007
      The Book Club met to discuss The Assassin's Song by MG Vassanji.

    • 18th November 2007
      Jeeva Raghunathan, Sandhya Rao, Paro Anand, Ashok Rajagopalan, Jonathon Lindstrom and Helena Bergendalh gave the kids an evening to remember with story telliing, book reading, illustrating and what have you. The fortunate fallout of an Indo Swede writers' workshop being held in Goa.

    • 17th November 2007
      Alma Freni conducted an un-cooking workshop called Raw Food and Well Being based on the Fit for Life philosophy which advocates only "living" or vegan food as being the conscious choice towards a healthier lifestyle. Alma is a living example of the philosophy and has been vegetarian for 34 of her 48 years.

    • 28th October 2007
      Rahul Alvares gave a slide show followed by a discussion on snakes, how to identify them, how to deal with snake bites, myths and snake tales to a rapt audience. Rahul is the author of Call of the Snake and Free From School. He also edits an online newsletter called Creepy Times.

    • 29th September 2007
      Prerna Singh Bindra one of India's leading environmental journalists and travel writers and author of "The King and I", presented her travels in tigerland, with the aid of a slide show followed by a panel discussion.

    • 15th September 2007
      From Saturday 15th September at 5.30 p.m. there was a selection of signed limited edition prints from Goa based photographer and writer Vikram Sundarji's forthcoming solo exhibition "Who Am We" at the Mousonturm Gallerie Frankfurt at display at Literati.

    • 1st September 2007
      Literati held the Goa release of Venita Coelho's "Dungeon Tales" a children's book. Venita the Creative Head of fiction of Endemol India has been working for a long time in television as a script writer/producer/director.

    • 21th July 2007
      Literati played host to acclaimed psychoanalyst Dr. Sudhir Kakar along with Katharina Kakar in an interactive session based on their book The Indians: Portrait of a People. Dr. Sudhir Kakar is a well-known figure in the fields of cultural psychology and the psychology of religon, as well as a novelist. Katharina Kakar is a scholar of comparative religon and is also a writer. The book among other issues deals with what is a common Indian identity and issues of family, caste, sex, marriage etc.

    • 15th July 2007
      Storyteller Lady Luck (Anja Bulthuis) was back at Literati with the story of "The Good Witch" followed by a workshop.

    • 29th June 2007
      The book club met and discussed The Alchemy of Desire by Tarun Tejpal.

    • 22nd April 2007
      Ranjit Hoskote writer and well known art critic read from his book of poems Vanishing Acts and interfaced with author Sudeep Chakravarti on his work.

    • 29th March 2007
      Anjum Hasan read from her recently published book of poems "Street on a Hill".

    • 10th March 2007
      Prof. Edward De Lima author of the book "Spoken Konkani" spoke on Konkani, the beautiful language of Goa, its origin, its various dialects, scripts and literature.

    • 25th February 2007
      Storyteller Lady Luck (Anja Bulthuis) from Holland returned once again to bring alive the world of fairy tale creatures with "The Story of the Unicorn". It was followed by a workshop for children between 6 and 12 years.

    • 16th February 2007
      Literati held the All India Book launch of Internationally acclaimed photographer Dayanita Singh's latest book Go Away Closer.

    • 18th January 2007
      There was a reading by Dr. Carmo D'Souza from his E-novel Jose's Dreams: A New World Order.

    • 9th January 2007
      The Book Club met at 7:30pm to discuss The Inheritance Of Loss by Kiran Desai winner of the Man Booker Prize 2006. It was followed by a potluck dinner as usual.

    • 4th January 2007
      Literati had an evening of poetry and old Bollywood songs. At the meet were poets Sudeep Sen and Ivan Kostka. In addition, Jyoti Guptara did a reading from Conspiracy of Calaspia written by him and his twin brother Suresh.There was also an impromptu demonstration /performance by the renowned musician Talvin Singh.

    2006
    • 19th December 2006
      Martine Meijer of the Jung Centre India held a workshop on Dreams. It was an interactive lecture on dreams and their relevance to our lives.

    • 10th December 2006
      Storyteller Lady Luck (Anja Bulthuis) from Holland brought alive the world of fairies to enthrall the children. She also held a workshop on fairy apparel.

    • 18th November 2006
      Amano Samarpan author of the book Birds of India took us through a slide show of the various birds he 'shot' in goa.

    • 12th October 2006
      The Book Club met to discuss Tin Fish where there was an interesting interaction with the author Sudeep Chakravarti.

    • 7th August 2006
      The Book Club met to discuss Shantaram.

    • 12th August 2006
      There was a reading by Zai Whitaker, who is an author of several children’s books including The Boastful Centipede and Other Creatures in Verse, Cobra in my Kitchen, Salim Ali for Schools, Andamans Boy and Kali and the Rat Snake. Zai is a teacher and writer. She has worked at the Chennai Snake Park and Crocodile Bank, and at Abacus Montessori School, Chennai. She has lived and taught in beautiful Kodaikanal for thirteen years. She is also part of a team that helps women of the Irula tribe of hunter-gatherers and snake catchers.

    • 22nd July 2006
      There was poetry reading by Brian Mendonca at 5 pm. Brian read from his much-acclaimed debut volume of poems on Goa entitled 'Last Bus to Vasco: Poems from Goa'. 'Last Bus to Vasco' was launched at Vasco in April 2006. Poems like 'Mapusa Memories' 'Souza Lobo' 'Sonya' and 'Fr Joseph Rowland Salema' all owe their inspiration to Bardez and places like Mapusa, Calangute, Sinquerim and Siolim. Copies of the book priced at Rs 150 with audio CD of the poems in the poets own voice are available for sale.

    • 15th July 2006
      An Origami workshop was conducted by Master Shivaram. Master Shivaram has been conferred the "National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement in the Field of Origami in June 2001, by the Min. of HRD, Govt. of India. He has published his original models as a book titled- “Fold in Fold Out -Origami Originals” and his original model Aris-Turtle was selected as a winner of the Origami by Children 2004 conducted by Origami USA.

    • 28th May 2006
      Literati in collaboration with Association of Componentes of Comunidades held a Seminar on “Whether the Govt. has the Power to Amend the Law of the Communidades” at the Menezes Braganza Hall at 4.30 pm.

    • 4th May 2006
      The Goa Book Launch of "Helen - The Life and Times of an H-Bomb" was held at Literati. Jerry Pinto the author, is a well known writer and journalist.

    • 7th April 2006
      There was a reading at 5 p.m. by Victor Rangel-Ribeiro author of Tivolem (winner of 1998 Milkweed Prize for Fiction) and Loving Ayesha.

    • 2nd April 2006
      A workshop for Goa Writers Group was conducted by author Victor Rangel-Ribeiro on "Editing for Style and Acceptance".

    • 23rd March 2006
      The first meeting of the Book Club discussed "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hossaini followed by a potluck dinner.

    • 17th February 2006
      Deviprasad C Rao's Exhibition of Drawings and Sketches titled "Portraits of Existence" was inaugurated by Dr. Pedro Cabral Adao (Consul General of Portugal, Goa)

    • 27th January 2006
      There was an extremely interesting panel discussion initiated by Robert S. Newman author of "Umbrellas, Goddesses and Dreams: Essays on Goan Culture and Society”. Sandesh Prabhudessai, Sucheta Potnis and Fredrick Noronha were the co-panelists and the session was moderated by Jason Keith Fernandes.

    2005

    • 28th December 2005
      There was a reading by William Dalrymple, of excerpts from all his books, from In Xanadu to White Mughals.

    • 3rd November 2005
      Literati opened its doors for the first time with a Reading by Isabel S. R. Vas, of excerpts from her play "Kator re Bhaji- Through Corridors of Power". The play is based on the life of Abbe Faria, the father of hypnotism, whose 250th birth anniversary was in May 2006.