Raymond Crossword Book Award 2014- Shortlist Announced

Raymond & Crossword in association with Principal Retirement Advisors, Club Mahindra, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Runwal Group announce the Shortlist for its Fiction, Non fiction, Translation & Children’s Categories.

Apr 04, 2015 12:04 IST India Infoline News Service

Raymond & Crossword in association with Principal Retirement Advisors, Club Mahindra, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Runwal Group announce the Shortlist for its Fiction, Non fiction, Translation & Children’s Categories.

The shortlist is arrived by an esteemed panel of Jury members in every category. Final winners will be announced on the award function to be held in Mumbai on 28th April Tuesday  at NCPA Tata Theatre at 7pm. Raymond Crossword Book Award had also earlier released the shortlisted books for the popular award.

Indian Fiction:

The Competent Authority by Shovon Chowdhury, Aleph

The Mysterious Ailment of Rupi Baske by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar, Aleph

The Smoke is Rising by Mahesh Rao, Random House India

This Place by Amitabha Bagchi, Harper Collins

Odysseus Abroad by Amit Chaudhuri, Penguin Books India

The Blind Lady’s Descendants by Anees Salim, Westland

Indian Non Fiction:

Capital by Rana Dasgupta, Harper Collins

A Southern Music by T.M. Krishna, Harper Collins

Filomena's Journeys by Maria Aurora Couto , Aleph

Colours of the Cage: A Prison Memoir by Arun Ferreira, Aleph

Public Secrets of Law: Rape Trials in India by Pratiksha Baxi, Oxford University Press

This Divided Island : Stories from the Sri Lankan War by Samanth Subramanian, Penguin Books India

Indian Language Translation:

Cobalt Blue by Sachin Kundalkar translated by Jerry Pinto, Penguin Books India

Children, Women, Men by Sundara Ramaswamy translated by Lakshmi Holmstrom, Penguin Books India

One Part Woman by Perumal Murugan translated by Aniruddhan Vasudevan, Penguin Books India

The Mirror of Beauty by Shamsur Rahman Faruqi, Penguin Books India

A Dirge for the Dammed, by Vishwas Patil   translated by Keerti Ramachandra, Hachette India

The Death of Sheherzad by Intizaar Hussain translated by Rakshanda Jalil, Harper Collins

Children’s Writing:

Vanamala and the Cephalopod by Shalini Srinivasan, Duckbill

Timmi in Tangles by Shalini Mahajan, Duckbill

The Susu Pals by Richa Jha, SWPB

The Adventures of Skoob by Samit Basu, Rupa Publications

Flat-track Bullies by Balaji Venkataramanan, Duckbill

Popular Award Nominations:

The Accidental Prime Minister by Sanjaya Baru, Penguin Books India

Sita by Devdutt  Pattanaik, Penguin Books India

The Mahabharata Secret by Christopher Doyle, Om Books International

Bankerupt by Ravi Subramanian, Penguin Books India

Byculla To Bangkok by S Hussain Zaidi, Harper Collins India

My Journey:Transforming Dreams Into Action by Dr A.P.J Kalam, Rupa Publications India

Dilip Kumar - The Substance by Dilip Kumar, Hay House india

Like It Happened Yesterday by Ravinder Singh, Penguin Books India

Ajaya byAnand Neelkantan, Leadstart Publishing

Private India by Ashwin Sanghi, Random House India

House Of Cards by Sudha Murty, Penguin Books India

Gandhi Before India by Ramchandra Guha, Penguin Books India

Chanakya's 7 Secrets Of Leadership by Radhakrishnan Pillai & D. Sivanandhan, Jaico Publishing

When Only Love Remains by Durjoy Datta, Penguin Books India

This year The Crossword Book Award 2014 considered entries published in India from 1st April 2013 to 30th September 2014.  This year only 6 entries per publisher per category were considered. Voting for the Popular Award closes on 26th April.

          

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