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Novelist Anees Salim among 24 winners of 2018 Sahitya Akademi Awards
The winning titles include six novels, seven books of poetry, six of short stories, three of literary criticism and two of essays.
Author James Frey beats Haruki Murakami to win the 2018 Bad Sex in Fiction Award
The American author won the prize from an all-male shortlist.
Margaret Atwood announces sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’, to be published in 2019
‘The Testaments’ will be published in September 2019 and is set 15 years after the final scene of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’.
Children’s books: The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Awards announce shortlists for 2019
The awards are given for both writing and illustrations in children’s literature.
Shubhangi Swarup and James Crabtree among the winners of the Tata Literature Live Awards
The literary awards were given out in eight categories.
Kamila Shamsie and Jayant Kaikini on the shortlist of the 2018 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature
Six books are in the running for the $25,000 literary prize, which will declare the winning title in January.
A children’s publisher is designing GIF books for an immersive reading experience
The first series of three ‘moving books’ are available in five languages.
Bengaluru-based writer V Sanjay Kumar wins top spot in UK’s Bridport Prize short story competition
Kumar won the first prize and £5,000 for his story ‘The Fore Caddy’.
Shubhangi Swarup and Sudeep Chakravarti on the shortlists of the Tata Literature Live Awards
The prize recognises debut authors as well as established writers in fiction, non-fiction and business categories.
Milan Vaishnav wins the first Rs 15-lakh Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize
Vaishnav won for his book ‘When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics’, which looks a the symbiotic relationship between crime and politics in India.
Upamanyu Chatterjee, Benyamin and Snigdha Poonam on the shortlist of the Crossword Book Jury Awards
Currently in its 16th edition, the award recognises authors in four categories of writing – fiction, non-fiction, children’s books and translations.
Jayant Kaikini and Ashwin Sanghi are among the winners of this year’s Atta Galatta-BLF Prize
Jayant Kaikini won in the fiction category for a translation of his short stories and was also named the winner for Lifetime Achievement in Kannada.
Anthea Bell, legendary translator of ‘Asterix’ dies at 82
She was known for her translation of both children’s books as well as works by writers such as Franz Kafka and WG Sebald.
Guadeloupean writer Maryse Condé wins ‘Alternative Literature Nobel’
The one-time New Academy Prize in Literature was set up as an alternative to the Nobel Prize in Literature, which was not awarded this year.
Arundhati Roy and Jeet Thayil on the longlist of the 2018 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature
16 novels are in the running for the $25,000 literary prize.