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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......

Indian author Anuradha Roy wins DSC Prize for Sleeping on Jupiter

Indian writer Anuradha Roy on Saturday won the prestigious $50,000 (Rs 33.89 lakh) DSC Prize for South Asian Literature for her novel Sleeping on Jupiter at the Galle Literary Festival in Sri......

'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......
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Heroin Taught Me How to Write a Sonnet and Opium Taught Me How to Write a Sestina

HYDERABAD: When author, musician and poet Jeet Thayil is not weaving a story from opium clouds of Bombay-based dingy dens, he is busy writing... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/hyderabad/Heroin-Taught-Me-How-to-Write-a-Sonnet-and-Opium-Taught-Me-How-to-Write-a-Sestina/2016/02/10/article3269017.ece
Indian author wins $50,000 literary prize for book highlighting malaise of sexual abuse in India

LONDON: She may have lost out last year's Man Booker Prize but Indian writer Anuradha Roy has hit a home run in this year's DSC Prize for South... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Indian-author-wins-50000-literary-prize-for-book-highlighting-malaise-of-sexual-abuse-in-India/articleshow/50628333.cms
Thayil's in extremis terrain

Im 70, today. I remember Jeet Thayil's and Vijay Nambisan's Gemini (I have forgotten the poems I then envied.) Next came Thayil's English. I... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/blink/cover/thayils-in-extremis-terrain/article8050699.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
A Snarl In City Primeval

The Modi government has always had the reputation of being extremely tech savvy. From using... Labour MP Hilary Benn's Speech That Left People... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/a-snarl-in-city-primeval/296180
South-side story

Surina Narula, founder of the DSC Prize, talks about why narratives from this part of the globe should be heard About two weeks ago, the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/surina-narula-on-the-dsc-prize/article8004888.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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