ANJALI JOSEPH

  • Three Indian writers in Man Asian Prize longlist December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: 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 $30,000 prize, considered Asia's most prestigious, was drawn from 108 published works from nine Asian...
  • Author Anjali Joseph bags two global awards June 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Mumbaiborn author Anjali Joseph, whose debut novel "Swarasati Park" created a splash in the literary circles by winning the Betty Trask award, has won the Desmond Elliot Prize. The novel is about a Mumbai housing complex and the lives of its inmates, says a statement from the award committee. The...
  • Book extract: Saraswati Park August 10, 2010

    Feted for its electric chaos, the city of Bombay also accommodates pockets of calm. In one such enclave works Mohan, a contemplative man who has spent his life observing people from his seat as a letterwriter outside the main post office, but whose lack of engagement has caused a thawing...