MAN BOOKER 2012

  • 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...