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Salman Rushdie in long list for UK prize

Sep 20, 2012 16:19 IST

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London: Controversial India-born writer Salman Rushdie's autobiographical account Joseph Anton figures in the long list of 14 titles for the 2012 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction, worth 20,000 pounds.

Salman Rushdie.

The long list includes Katherine Boo's 'Behind the Beautiful Forevers', which describes life in a Mumbai slum, and books that span subjects such as economics, feathers and nuclear power.

The winner will be announced on November 12, organisers said.

PTI