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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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Diplomat Abhay Ks The Seduction of Delhi launched in Jaipur Literature Festival

Seduction of Delhi, a collection of poems by diplomat-author Abhay K, was launched this week at the Jaipur Literature Festival here. The book was... ...

http://www.24dunia.com/english/headlines/showgroup/20298277.html
Jhumpa Lahiri wins $50,000 2015 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Jaipur: The 2015 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature has been awarded to Jhumpa Lahiri for "The Lowland", it was announced Thursday. Lahiri won... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/jhumpa-lahiri-wins-50000-2015-dsc-prize-for-south-asian-literature-news-others-pbwxufgdedgjc.html
After Narcopolis, Jeet Thayil plans to cut an album

After the success of his debut novel Narcopolis (2012), poet Jeet Thayil has turned to songwriting. A part of the Sridhar-Thayil duo, he is also... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/interview-zee-jaipur-literature-festival-after-narcopolis-jeet-thayil-plans-to-cut-an-album-2054673
Things to remember to make you a confident lit-fester

Before there were books, there were literature festivals. Having survived yet another season of marauding sabre toothed cats, tough foraging... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/india/Things-to-remember-to-make-you-a-confident-lit-fester/articleshow/45961314.cms
'Pakistan's literary scene not …

New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) There is "not much of a literary scene in Pakistan and the infrastructure is underdeveloped with only a handful of English... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/pakistans-literary-scene-not-good-infrastructure-lacking-074004969.html

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