National Book Award

  • Jhumpa Lahiri among 10 shortlisted for US National Book Award 20-09-2013 08:21 AM

    Indian-American Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri is among 10 novelists shortlisted for the prestigious US National Book Award 2013 in the fiction category for her new work 'The Lowland', which is a tale of two brothers set in Kolkata of the 1960s. The National Book Foundation announced the longlist for...
  • Katherine Boo wins national award for Mumbai book 15-11-2012 11:31 AM

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and writer Katherine Boo won the national book award for nonfiction for 'Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity,' which sheds light on the lives of India's poor as well as government corruption. Author Louise Erdrich took the top fiction award for...