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6 Indians in Commonwealth literary prize shortlists

Six Indian writers, including Jahnavi Barua and Rahul Bhattacharya, figure in the shortlists of the 2012 Commonwealth Book and Short Story Prizes. Barua, for her novel 'Rebirth', Bhattacharya for......

Commonwealth honour for Indian writer

Indian writer Hema S Raman was on Monday declared as the Asian Regional winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Competition 2007. Hema, who writes flash fiction and short stories, will receive 500......

Ananthamurthy, a towering literary figure

A towering figure in the world of letters, Udupi Rajagopalacharya Ananthamurthy, who passed away in Bangalore on Friday, was modern in his sensibilities and intellectual underpinnings in his......

Rohinton Mistry wins 2012 American Nobel

Critically acclaimed Indian-Canadian writer Rohinton Mistry has been selected as the winner of the 2012 Neustadt International Prize for Literature.The $50,000 Neustadt Prize, awarded every two......

Three Indian authors shortlisted for prize

Works by three Indian authors are among six shortlisted for the US$ 50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian literature, a newly-instituted literary award given annually to writers on themes such as......

'We can be a superpower only if every Indian is happy'

In our special year-end section, Rediff.com looks at people who wrote the India story this year. Udaya Kumar made history when his design was selected from 25,000 entries as India's symbol for......

Buboo Kakati unravels the Big Apple's secrets

"I chose to live in New York which I consider the centre of the universe," says Buboo Kakati, best known for her research for the Secrets of New York series, produced by New York City TV and being......

First Look: Vikram Chandra's Sacred Games

And so, after seven years, fans of author Vikram Chandra will finally have something new to keep them up in the early hours. Early copies of his latest novel Sacred Games have begun to trickle in.......

Sports Shorts: Coric stuns Nadal in Basel, Federer advances

Borna Coric of Croatia is congratulated by Spain's Rafael Nadal (right) after winning at the Swiss Indoors ATP tennis tournament in Basel on Friday. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters Croatian......
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a fiction writer's gift

The first time I meet Githa Hariharan , she has just come off a rousing reception to her reading of excerpts from her new book, Almost Home: Cities... ...

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Probing identity

Greek-Australian author, Christos Tsiolkas speaks with honesty about his deeply insightful writer's voice Despite his success as a novelist,... ...

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All you need to know about the 2015 DSC Prize shortlist

The winner of the DSC Prize, one of South Asia's biggest literary awards, will be announced on Thursday evening at the Zee Jaipur Literature... ...

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Indian novelist Vikram Chandra reaches finals of top American literary award

NEW YORK: An India-born novelist has been named among the finalists for one of the most prestigious American literary awards for his work about the... ...

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Laureus World Comeback Award contenders announced

Schalk Burger's fightback from a life-threatening illnessto once again play a key role in the South African international rugby team is one of the... ...

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