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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......

Where are the MBA jobs?

The slowdown in the economy has resulted in several jobs shrinking and companies going slow in recruiting. But there are jobs for MBA graduates, particularly in sales, FMCG, telecom and consulting......

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......

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......
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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
For an audience that doesn't reside here

Collected Poems has a life breathed into it which shows us Jeet Thayil's shifting worlds and situations. In fact, throughout the book, Thayil's... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/sunday-edition/agenda/books/for-an-audience-that-doesnt-reside-here.html
She's funny that way

Comedian and author Radhika Vaz didn't make many headlines in 2015. Even though she's been out performing regular comedy shows, and winning a... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/entertainment/shes-funny-that-way/article8143041.ece?ref=tpnews
Booker winner Marlon James

Salman Rushdie Jaipur, Jan 22 Writers run the risk of didacticism if they turn into activists, says Marlon James, the first Jamacian to win the... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a618136.html
Rise from the ashes

In the 1980s, only hotels had nightclubs and packed a crowd of 300 on weekends. The biggest bands to visit were The Wailers or Kool & and the Gang,... ...

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