Long List

  • Excerpt: Booker long-listed Narcopolis' prologue October 17, 2013

    Indian author-poet Jeet Thayil is among the 12 authors who are long-listed for the 2012 Man Booker Prize for Fiction worth 50,000 pounds and an assured spurt in the sales of the prize-winning book. His debut novel Narcopolis is a tale of vice and passion set against a backdrop of...
  • Jeet Thayil on 2012 Man Booker long-list July 27, 2012

    London: Noted Indian poet and writer Jeet Thayil is among 12 authors long-listed for the 2012 Man Booker Prize for Fiction worth 50,000 pounds and an assured spurt in the sales of the prize-winning book. Kerala-born Thayil, 53, is the only Indian writer in this year's long-list that includes known writers...
  • Man Asian Literary Awards: 5 Indians in long-list October 29, 2011

    New Delhi: The forthcoming books of five Indian authors — 'Rebirth' by Jahnavi Barua, 'River of Smoke' by Amitav Ghosh, 'The Sly Company of People Who Care' by Rahul Bhattacharya, 'The Folded Earth' by Anuradha Roy and 'The Valley of Masks' by Tarun J Tejpal — have made their place...
  • 2009 Man Booker long-list announced July 29, 2009

    London: The long-list for the leading literary award in the English-speaking world announced on Tuesday includes 13 books. Noted writer J M Coetzee - who won the prestigious prize in 1983 and 1999 - is in the running again for the Man Booker prize for his book, Summertime. Coetzee, the reclusive South...