We are happy to announce the shortlist of 11 books for the The Hindu Best Fiction Award 2010. There was a tremendous response and we thank all the publishers who sent in books (published between June 2009 and June 2010) for consideration. We thank our judges for their efforts and whole-hearted support for this venture. The winner of The Hindu Best Fiction Award will be announced at a special literary evening on November 1 in Chennai.
Eunuch Park, Palash Krishna Mehrotra, Penguin India, 2009, p.183, Rs. 250.
The Pleasure Seekers, Tishani Doshi, Bloomsbury, 2010, p.314, Rs. 499.
Venus Crossing, Kalpana Swaminathan, Penguin India, 2009, p.244, Rs.275.
Come, Before Evening Falls, Manjul Bajaj, Hachete, 2009, p.238, Rs. 295.
Saraswati Park, Anjali Joseph, HarperCollins, 2010, p.261, Rs.399.
Serious Men, Manu Joseph, Fourth Estate, 2010, p.326, Rs. 499.
If I Could Tell You, Soumya Bhattacharya, Tranquebar Press, 2009, p.200, Rs. 350.
The Thing About Thugs, Tabish Khair, Fourth Estate, 2010, p.244, Rs. 399.
The To-Let House, Daisy Hasan, Tara Books, 2010, p.227, Rs. 275.
Way to Go, Upamanyu Chatterjee, Hamish Hamilton, 2010, p.359, Rs.499.
Neti, Neti, Anjum Hasan, India Ink, 2009, p.287, Rs.295.