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Jeet Thayil wins South Asian Literature award

Well-known Indian poet and novelist Jeet Thayil has won the DSC South Asian literature prize worth $50,000 (about Rs 27 lakh) for his debut novel Narcopolis. Thayil is the first Indian author to......

Lit fest: Muslim groups soften stand over Thayil's visit

Muslim groups on Wednesday softened their stand over the visit of Jeet Thayil, who read excerpts from banned book of Salman Rushdie during Jaipur Literature Festival last year, saying they have no......

Jeet Thayil in Man Asian Literary Prize shortlist

Indian author Jeet Thayil's debut novel 'Narcopolis' is among five other works shortlisted on Wednesday for the $30,000 Man Asian Literary Prize. The five novels showcasing the diversity and depth......

3 Indian writers in Man Asian Prize longlist

Indian writers Jeet Thayil, Anjali Joseph and Benyamin were on Tuesday named in the Man Asian Literary Prize longlist of 15 authors which also figure Nobel winner Orhan Pamuk. The list for the......

Will Jeet Thayil be the fifth Indian to claim Booker?

Indian author Jeet Thayil's debut novel on the dark underside of Mumbai's opium dens is in race for this year's prestigious Man Booker prize, which British authors Will Self and Hilary Mantel are......

When coffee shops turn into offices

Jeet Thayil, poet and writer, might be alarmed at comparisons with Joanne Kathleen Rowling, though it would be impossible not to make at least some superficial ones. If the first of the Harry......

The Oscar nominations

Arthur J Paisrediff.com critics list their Academy Awards nominees! -- Jeet ThayilRediff.com presents Jeet Thayil's predictions for the 2004 Academy Award nominations. Jeet's pickWill win BEST......

The Oscar nominations: Heptanesia Mumbaikar

Arthur J PaisJeet ThayilAssem Chhabrarediff.com critics list their Academy Awards nominees! -- Heptanesia MumbaikarWith all the hype (cover of Time, Entertainment Weekly, etc), Peter Weir's Master......
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Poetry pact on city walk

Shobhaa De deliberates on the Venus factor, in the company of Nandana Dev Sen, at the Kolkata Literature Festival. 'There is a vicarious desire in... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150215/jsp/calcutta/story_3426.jsp
Writers on Wales-Kolkata exchange tour

As part of the exercise, inspired by Dylan Thomas' birth anniversary, writers from two different continents would savour the culture, heritage and... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/writers-on-wales-kolkata-exchange-tour-115021201747_1.html
Keeping Indian Contemporary Poetry Alive

QUEEN'S ROAD:A literary press that strives to promote Indian contemporary poetry, The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective was established in... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/Keeping-Indian-Contemporary-Poetry-Alive/2015/02/09/article2658953.ece
Poster Colours

Lech Majewski; a work shows the clarity of his style. Posters are the kings of graphic design art. It is easy to present, easy to show and it... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/poster-colours-2/
'Chemistry', cricket and poetry

Conversations from Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet 2015, in association with Victoria Memorial Hall and The Telegraph . Coming of age In her... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150204/jsp/calcutta/story_11452.jsp

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