Nayanika Mahtani

Nayanika Mahtani is a copywriter by day and a storyteller by night. Her first children’s novel, Ambushed, is set in tiger territory with all royalties going towards a school for the children of former poachers to offer them a window to alternate livelihoods. Her latest book, The Gory Story of Genghis Khan a.k.a. Don’t Mess with the Mongols, invites children in for a closer look at this most fascinating Khan. She is now working on a book, a web series and a film.


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A two-day taster of ‘the greatest literary show on Earth’
09 & 10 June
A packed programme of talks and performances animate four venues at the Library, celebrating South Asia’s literary heritage, oral and performing arts, books and ideas. Speakers confirmed so far include William Dalrymple, Meghnad Desai, Paulo Lemos Horta, Suki Kim, Ashis Ray, Suhel Seth, Preti Taneja and Shashi Tharoor.
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