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Feb 02, 2020
Novelising a part of his life, Jeet Thayil's 'Low' is a darkly humorous take on coping with grief and lossThrough Low, Jeet Thayil takes us on a darkly comic, irreverent journey of processing grief and loss. Told in the third person, the book attempts to articulate the impossibility of processing grief in any certain manner or form.
Apr 09, 2013
Jeet Thayil among six Indians shortlisted for Commonwealth Book PrizeThe Commonwealth Book Prize is awarded for the best first novel, and the Commonwealth Short Story Prize for the best piece of unpublished short fiction. The final winners will be announced at the Hay Festival on May 31.
Jan 25, 2013
Jeet Thayil's DSC win upsets Muslim bodies"It seems that the award to Jeet Thayil, who has once hurt the religious sentiments of Muslims by reading from the banned The Satanic Verses, was conferred to provoke sentiments of Muslims," said Mujahid Ali Naqvi, secretary of Azmat E Rasool foundation.
Jul 30, 2012
I was surprised by the longlist, says Jeet ThayilJeet Thayil never thought that a book like Narcopolis will make a cut with the Booker jury. So he was pleasantly surprised when it did.