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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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Q. "The Hindus: An Alternative History "a book by Wendy Doniger created controversy and is withdrawn by its Publishes Penguin Books and agreed to shred the unsold copies in IndiaWhat is the controversy in it ! Any Idea ?
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Q. Mr Jeet Tahyil-Why is he in the news now ??
Shantha:  A. alleging inaccuracies and bias in the book. The book has been widely criticized by Hindu community for several factual errors. As part of a...... more

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Diverse mix of books in DSC Prize 2014 longlist

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ten books, penned by authors from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan, are in the race for the DSC Prize for South... ...

http://www.mangalorean.com/news.php?newstype=local&newsid=521299
Jhumpa Lahiri's 'The Lowland', Khaled Hosseini's 'And the Mountains Echoed' among books in longlist

Four Indian authors including three poets are among ten writers longlisted for the US $50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. Popular... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-dsc-prize-for-south-asian-literature-jhumpa-lahiri-s-the-lowland-khaled-hosseini-s-and-the-mountains-echoed-among-books-in-longlist-2027802
Ranjit Hoskote

It was an evening of flowing verses when Ranjit Hoskote the Mumbai based poet, art curator and cultural theorist came to Hyderabad as chief guest... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Poetry-is-at-its-best-when-it-is-mysterious-and-elusive-Ranjit-Hoskote/articleshow/44884565.cms
Telling it as it is

Poet-activist Salma on her experiences at the Writers of India Festival, Paris On May 26, this year, poet Salma received a letter inviting her to... ...

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Inaugural shortlist for the Khushwant Singh Memorial Prize for Poetry announced

Mumbai : The five poets shortlisted for the inaugural Khushwant Singh Memorial Prize for Poetry were announced today by Suhel Seth, the founder of... ...

http://www.apnnews.com/2014/10/11/inaugural-shortlist-for-the-khushwant-singh-memorial-prize-for-poetry-announced/

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