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Jan 30, 2019
Perumal Murugan: 'Our society doesn’t have the right attitude towards reading and engaging with a book'Today, with six novels, four collections of short stories and four anthologies of poetry in his folio, Perumal Murugan is not only a crucial voice in Tamil literature, but also a professor of the same.
Oct 21, 2018
Daily Bulletin: Modi to inaugurate Azad Hind Fauj museum; organisers of Dussehra event in Amritsar go underground; day's top storiesToday's top stories: Narendra Modi to mark the 75th anniversary of the 'Azad Hind government'; Manisha Koirala, Perumal Murugan and Vikram Chandra to speak at 2019 Jaipur Literature Festival; search for organisers of Dussehra event in Amritsar underway; and more.
Oct 03, 2018
JCB Prize 2018 shortlist announced; top five includes books by Perumal Murugan, Anuradha RoyThe top-5 entries for this year's JCB Prize include Perumal Murugan's Poonachi, Anuradha Roy's All the Lives We Never Lived, Amitabha Bagchi's Half the Night is Gone, Shubhangi Swarup's Latitudes of Longing and Benyamin's Jasmine Days.
Sep 05, 2018
JCB Prize for Literature long-list announced; Empire, Jasoda, Half the Night is Gone among selected worksThe JCB prize will be announced on 27 October. It was established in 2018 to honour distinguished fiction written or translated into English by Indian authors
Dec 06, 2017
TM Krishna, Perumal Murugan fearlessly challenge the boundaries of art at 'Poetry with Prakriti' festivalTM Krishna shocks his world of Carnatic music using the very story that the community has constructed.
Nov 26, 2017
From Perumal Murugan's The Goat Thief to Tamil Pulp Fiction, a look at recent notable translationsIn the final part of the series on translation efforts in India, we take a look at all the translated works making news.
Nov 11, 2017
Perumal Murugan on returning from the 'dead', and how poetry helped him healAmong the greatest writers of Tamil literature of his time, Perumal Murugan speaks with Firstpost about returning from his self-imposed literary exile, how his writing has changed over the years, and his latest short story collection to be published — Goat Thief | Juggernaut Books | #FWeekend
Oct 29, 2017
Why the translation of vernacular literature in India into English is an act of solidarityThe translation of writings in vernacular languages into English brings voices of revolution and those of the subaltern to the privileged and the powerful — challenging them in their space.
Sep 28, 2017
Aravind Adiga's Selection Day shortlisted for DSC Prize; Perumal Murugan's Pyre fails to make cutAravind Adiga's Selection Day tells the story of two brothers, who play cricket and how they are divided by success and failure
Aug 14, 2017
DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2017: Aravind Adiga, Perumal Murugan among nominees; see full listThe long list of 13 novels for this year's DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, includes the likes of Aravind Adiga, Hirsh Sawhney, Perumal Murugan and Anjali Joseph.