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25 July, 2009

Man Asian Literary Prize 2009 - short list

(Note that these are unpublished books)

Gopilal Acharya , With a Stone in My Heart
Omair Ahmad , Jimmy the Terrorist
Siddharth Chowdhury, Day Scholar
Kishwar Desai , Witness the Night
Samuel Ferrer , The Last Gods of Indochine
Eric Gamalinda , The Descar tes Highlands
Ram Govardhan, Rough with the Smooth
Kanishka Gupta, History of Hate
Kameroon Rasheed Ismeer , Memoirs of a Terrorist
Ratika Kapur , Overwinter
Mariam Karim, The Bereavement of Agnes Desmoulins
Sriram Karri , The Autobiography of a Mad Nation
Nitasha Kaul , Residue
R . Zamora Linmark , Leche
Mario I. Miclat, Secrets of the Eighteen Mansions
Clarissa V. Militante, Different Countries
Varuna Mohite, Omigod
Dipika Mukherjee, Thunder Demons
Hena Pillai , Blackland
Roan Ching-Yueh, Lin Xiu-Tzi and her Family
Edgar Calabia Samar, Eight Muses of the Fall
K. Srilata, Table for Four
Su Tong, The Redemption Boat
Oyungerel Tsedevdamba, Shadow of the Red Star

For pictures of the authors, see this post on the Man Asian Literary Prize siie

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Crossword Book Awards 2008 Winners

English Fiction
Tied between:
Sea of Poppies, by Amitav Ghosh(Penguin Books India )
Past Continuous, by Neel Mukherjee (Picador India)

English Non-Fiction
Curfewed Night, by Basharat Peer (Random House India)

Indian Language Fiction in English Translation
T'Ta Professor, by Manohar Shyam Joshi, translated by Ira Pande(Penguin Books India)

Popular Award
Smoke and Mirrors: An Experience of China, by Pallavi Aiyar(HarperCollins India)

(See the shortlisted books here)

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