TATA Literature Live! Book of the year


The Tata Literature Live! Book of the Year Award has been constituted to recognise noteworthy work in the Indian literary space across the fiction and non-fiction genres. Update : The shortlist nominees have now been announced.

In the Fiction category, the shortlisted nominees are (in alphabetical order):

Sr. No. Book Author Publishing House
1. Harilal and Sons Sujit Saraf Speaking Tiger
2. Son of the Thundercloud Easterine Kire Speaking Tiger
3. The Small-Town Sea Anees Salim Penguin Random House

 

In the NonFiction category, the shortlisted nominees are (in alphabetical order):

 

Sr. No. Book Author Publishing House
1. Age of Anger: A History of the Present Pankaj Mishra Juggernaut
2. An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India Shashi Tharoor Aleph
3. When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics Milan Vaishnav HarperCollins

  In the Fiction category, the longlisted nominees are (in alphabetical order):

  1. Harilal and Sons by Sujit Saraf (Speaking Tiger)
  2. Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy (Penguin Random House)
  3. Scattered Souls by Shahnaz Bashir (HarperCollins)
  4. Son of the Thundercloud by Easterine Kire (Speaking Tiger)
  5. The Small Town Sea by Anees Salim (Penguin Random House)
  6. When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy (Juggernaut)

 In the NonFiction category, the longlisted nominees are (in alphabetical order):

  • Age of Anger: A History of the Present by Pankaj Mishra (Juggernaut)
  • An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India by Shashi Tharoor (Aleph)
  • Hegel’s India: A Reinterpretation, with Texts by AS Rathore and R Mohapatra (Oxford University Press)
  • Reporting Pakistan by Meena Menon (Penguin Random House)
  • Two Saints: Speculations Around and About Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and Ramana Maharishi by Arun Shourie (HarperCollins)
  • When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics by Milan Vaishnav (HarperCollins)