LONG LIST

  • Excerpt: Booker longlisted Narcopolis' prologue July 27, 2012

    Indian authorpoet Jeet Thayil is among the 12 authors who are longlisted for the 2012 Man Booker Prize for Fiction worth 50,000 pounds and an assured spurt in the sales of the prizewinning book. His debut novel Narcopolis is a tale of vice and passion set against a backdrop of...
  • Jeet Thayil on 2012 Man Booker longlist July 26, 2012

    London: Noted Indian poet and writer Jeet Thayil is among 12 authors longlisted for the 2012 Man Booker Prize for Fiction worth 50,000 pounds and an assured spurt in the sales of the prizewinning book. Keralaborn Thayil, 53, is the only Indian writer in this year's longlist that includes known writers...
  • Man Asian Literary Awards: 5 Indians in longlist 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 longlist announced July 29, 2009

    London: The longlist for the leading literary award in the Englishspeaking 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...