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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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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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Designing for Mr Bhagat

"Autobiographies excite me and I own some very special ones," says Masaba Gupta, when we asked her about her reading habits. The first one I read... ...

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The writers moving camera In conversation with Neel Mukherjee

44-year-old Neel Mukherjee, author of the Lives of Others seems oddly relaxed for someone who is in the reckoning for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize... ...

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Jury of DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2015 to be chaired by Keki N Daruwalla

The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature has announced its jury for its 2015 edition. The international jury panel will be chaired by Keki N... ...

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Literary critic Bruce Kings' book explores writings of 8 Indian authors

Writings of eight Indian authors in English, their potrayal of modern India and what their works suggest about the country form the crux of a new... ...

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