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Sep 09, 2019
How Babu Bangladesh! combines unfiltered history with imagination, style to create compelling literatureNumair Atif Choudhury’s novel, Babu Bangladesh!, which has been shortlisted for the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2019, pretends to be a biography of a Bangladeshi politician. Choudhury conjures nostalgia — evocative of youth and deep love of one’s homeland — and places it amid the squalid and terrible politics, the massacres and the disappearances.
Sep 02, 2019
Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2019 shortlist includes debut works of Tony Joseph, Nadia AkbarThe Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2019 shortlist includes Nadia Akbar’s Goodbye Freddie Mercury, Babu Bangladesh by Atif Chowdhury, Ib’s Endless Search for Satisfaction by Roshan Ali, Priyanka Dubey’s No Nation for Women and Early Indians by Tony Joseph.
Nov 24, 2018
In her words, and mine: Getting to know Ants Among Elephants' award-winning author Sujatha Gidla'It is liberating to hear a Dalit writer take pride in her work. It is even more liberating to hear her laugh at detractors,' writes Vijeta Kumar in her profile of Sujatha Gidla. Gidla recently won the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize for Ants Among Elephants.
Oct 20, 2018
Sujatha Gidla’s Ants Among Elephants declared winner of Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2018Sujatha Gidla's debut, Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family And The Making Of Modern India, published by HarperCollins India has been chosen the winner for this year's Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize.