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DSC Prize shortlisting: reflections on South Asian literature

Manzoorul Islam, Syed, Tully, Mark, Allman, Karen, de Mel, Neloufer, Walder, Dennis and Campion, Sonali (2015) DSC Prize shortlisting: reflections on South Asian literature. South Asia @ LSE (07 Dec 2015). Website.

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On 26 November, the DSC Prize for South Asian literature shortlist was announced at LSE for the third year in a row. The novels selected were Family Life by Akhil Sharma (Faber & Faber, UK); Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy (Hachette, India); Hangwoman by K.R. Meera (Translated by J Devika; Penguin, India); The Book of Gold Leaves by Mirza Waheed (Viking/Penguin India); The Lives of Others by Neel Mukherjee (Vintage/Penguin Random House, UK); and She Will Build Him A City by Raj Kamal Jha (Bloomsbury, India). After the announcement, Sonali Campion caught up with the five members of the jury about why they accepted the invitation to participate on the panel and their experiences of judging the novels.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
P Language and Literature > PM Hyperborean, Indian, and Artificial languages
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2017 15:40
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:03

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