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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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"Mumbai is my muse and madam"

What do Bombay Velvet, DJ Uri and Jeet Thayil have in common? They've all been collaborators with the super talented Suman Sridhar. Lending her... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/mumbai-is-my-muse-and-madam/16437161
Anuradha Roy's Sleeping on Jupiter makes it to Man Booker long list

Among the other nominees on the 2015 list are The Green Road by Irish novelist Anne Enright who won the Man Booker in 2007, Two of the names... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-anuradha-roy-s-sleeping-on-jupiter-makes-it-to-man-booker-long-list-2109348
Poem by ad professional creates stir for use of F-word

27-year-old, advertising professional, Mihir Chitre, who has been writing poems and short stories for nearly nine years now, recently created a... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/mumbai-poem-by-ad-professional-creates-stir-for-use-of-fword/16396172
A prose man ponders over poetry

By Amitava Kumar Im a narrative man. Poetry can be obscure I don't understand it. Yet, now and then, I go back to Hindi poetry from the... ...

http://www.navhindtimes.in/a-prose-man-ponders-over-poetry/
Invites for 2015 Shakti Bhatt prize opens

The Shakti Bhatt Foundation is inviting entries for the 2015 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize. The prize, which is in its eighth year, comes with a... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2015/jun/09/invites-for-2015-shakti-bhatt-prize-opens/9f0f3737ea4af7fa5d50eb0b69e50ac4

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