India. It was short-listed last year for the Mann Booker Prize and its author, Jeet Thayil is the first Indian writer to […] ) readers, but we need literature that pushes our limits, and Jeet Thayil comes close to ripping the lid off society’s hypocrisy
I’m going to India for the first time in September next year. I want it to be insane. I want it to be incessant. I want it to be full on, full time. I want an assault on my senses or my money back. Narcopolis is set in India. And Narcopolis does most of those things most of the time. It is not a book that ...
Publishers Lunch Two Booker nominees, Tan Twan Eng and Jeet Thayil, compete again for the Man Asian Prize […] ) The Garden of Evening Mists , by Tan Twan Eng (Malaysia) Narcopolis , by Jeet Thayil (India)
invaluable marginalia. Read more » Jeet Thayil on Courting Controversy, Challenging Convention in […] Narcopolis Jeet Thayil answers questions about his novel Narcopolis , courting controversy in India, his reception