MMB at HLF is an informal platform where writers launch their books, tell the audience about them, and read a short excerpt or two. Like every year, this year too, the MMB schedule is packed with several amateur and established authors, of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, and picture table books enthusiastically promoting their publications.

Some of books being launched are

  • Granny’s Brag Book by Chandani Agarwal
  • The Journey of Bunty & Chinku by Lakshman Molleti
  • The Forgotten Stepwells of Telangana by Ar. Yeshwant Ramamurthy
  • Green Allegiants and The Secret of the Poison Garden by Ananda Thumrugoti
  • Nostalgia Crafting a Home Within by Mahua Sen
  • the forest i know. a gathering of tanka verses by Kala Ramesh
  • The Vast Empty by Turiya (Mamta Chander)
  • Songs of the Wolf-woman by Ira Vangipurapu
  • Toori Mama by Mayank Agarwal
  • Mindscapes: A Canvas of Emotions in a Special World by Dr Neena Rao
  • Parenting Manual, Developmental Milestones and More by Seetha Anand Vaidyam
  • Under The Poetree by Lakshmi Shankar
  • Chakmak by Ramesh Karthik Nayak
  • Nostos Homecoming: The Stoem by Dr Afsana Badar
  • Udyamika by WE Hub

Kuttigal Kural, and The Summer of Heroes by Mamathi Chari



Event Streams


Lit Stream

Kaavya Dhaara

Poetry Stream

Stage Talks

Audio-Visual Track

Science and the City

Climate Conversations

Indigenous and Endangered Languages

Nanha Nukkad

Children’s Corner

Youngistan Nukkad

Youth Programmes


Cultural Events



Moving Images Talkies

Film Screenings

Meet My Book

Author’s Pitch