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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......

Jeet Thayil on Man Booker shortlist

Indian writer an Jeet Thayil's first novel Narcopolis, described as a compelling tale of Mumbai's hazy world of opium addiction, has made it to the six-author shortlist for the Man Booker Prize......

Booker nomination came as a surprise: Thayil

The Booker long-list nomination came as a surprise to Kerala-born poet-novelist Jeet Thayil who says his selected novel Narcopolis, which talks of opium dens and heroin addiction in Mumbai, is a......

'I want to be another Guru Dutt'

The going has never been easy for author Cyrus Mistry. The reclusive author, who bagged the prestigious South Asian literature award, talks openly to P B Chandra about his illness and how writing......

Author Cyrus Mistry wins $50,000 DSC Prize for 'Chronicles of a Corpse Bearer'

Reticent author Cyrus Mistry on Saturday beat off stiff competition from five other writers to become the fourth winner of the $50,000 DSC prize for South Asian literature for his book "Chronicles......
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Delhi exposed in Avtar Singhs Necropolis

The first thing that strikes the reader about Avtar Singh's novel, Necropolis, is its title - an instant reminder of Jeet Thayil's Narcopolis. The... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/lifestyle/books/delhi-exposed-in-avtar-singh-s-necropolis/article1-1298480.aspx
Meet on Translation, Editing Tomorrow

KOCHI: A discussion on the aesthetics of translation and editing, with focus on the Malayalam translation of Narcopolis written by Jeet Thayyil,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/Meet-on-Translation-Editing-Tomorrow/2014/12/14/article2570647.ece
Jhumpa Lahiri, Shamsur Faruqi in DSC Prize shortlist

Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri's "The Lowland" and Urdu critic Shamsur Rahman Faruqi's "The Mirror of Beauty" have been shortlisted for the... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a508798.html
5 greatest crime novels about Mumbai's underworld

5 greatest crime novels about Mumbai When The Guardian asked Jeet Thayil as to why he named his first novel as Narcopolis , he had an answer... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/books-and-more-5-greatest-crime-novels-about-mumbai-s-underworld-2037396
A Bid to Take Shakespeare to the Masses

Professor Jonathan Gil Harris is the Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of English at Ashoka University, Sonepat, Haryana, NCR Region. On an... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/education/edex/2014/11/24/A-Bid-to-Take-Shakespeare-to-the-Masses/article2534993.ece

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