India: Crossword Book Award nominees announced


manu josephJerry Pinto’s “Em and The Big Hoom”, Manu Joseph’s “The Illicit Happiness of Other People” and Rahul Pandita’s “Our Moon has Blood Clots” have been shortlisted for the Crossword Book Award 2013.

This was announced Wednesday by a panel comprising publishing consultant Jaya Bhattacharji Rose, authors Ravinder Singh, Anuja Chauhan and Vishwajyoti Ghosh and senior commissioning editor Vaishali Mathur.

“This award gives our readers a chance to connect and be a part of process of choosing their favourite authors. In turn, it also comes as great validation for the nominees who have been chosen based on popularity,” Crossword Bookstores COO Kinjal Shah told IANS.

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