Man Booker 2012

  • 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...