The Hindu Literary Prize
|The Hindu Literary Prize|
|Awarded for||Outstanding work by an Indian Author|
|Sponsored by||The Hindu|
|Most recent winner||
The Hindu Literary Prize or The Hindu Best Fiction Award, established in 2010, is an Indian literary award sponsored by The Hindu Literary Review which is part of the newspaper The Hindu. It recognizes Indian works in English and English translation. The first year, 2010, the award was called The Hindu Best Fiction Award. Starting in 2018 a non-fiction category was included.
Winners and shortlist
- Serious Men, Manu Joseph
- Eunuch Park, Palash Krishna Mehrotra
- The Pleasure Seekers, Tishani Doshi
- Venus Crossing, Kalpana Swaminathan
- Come, Before Evening Falls, Manjul Bajaj
- Saraswati Park, Anjali Joseph
- If I Could Tell You, Soumya Bhattacharya
- The Thing About Thugs, Tabish Khair
- The To-Let House, Daisy Hasan
- Way to Go, Upamanyu Chatterjee
- Neti, Neti, Anjum Hasan
- The Sly Company of People Who Care by Rahul Bhattacharya
- Bharathipura, translated work of U. R. Ananthamurthy, translated by Sushila Punitha
- The Fakir, translated work of Sunil Gangopadhyay, translated by Monabi Mitra
- River of Smoke by Amitav Ghosh
- Litanies of Dutch Battery, translated work of N. S. Madhavan, translated by Rajesh Raja Mohan
- The Folded Earth by Anuradha Roy
- The Storyteller of Marrakesh by Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya
- Em and the Big Hoom by Jerry Pinto
- Narcopolis, Jeet Thayil
- The Extras, Kiran Nagarkar
- Difficult Pleasures, Anjum Hasan
- Bitter Wormwood, Easterine Kire
- The Illicit Happiness of Other People, Manu Joseph
- Foreign, Sonora Jha
- Roll of Honour, Amandeep Sandhu
- Vanity Bagh, Anees Salim
- Another Man's Wife and Other Stories, Manjul Bajaj
- The Competent Authority, Shovon Chowdhury
- Shadow Play, Shashi Deshpande
- A Bad Character, Deepti Kapur
- Idris, Keeper of the Light, Anita Nair
- The Mysterious Ailment of Rupi Baskey, Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar
- The Book of Common Signs, Ashok Srinivasan
- Flood of Fire, Amitav Ghosh
- Odysseus Abroad, Amit Chaudhuri
- Seahorse, Janice Pariat
- Sleeping on Jupiter, Anuradha Roy
- The Patna Manual of Style, Siddharth Chowdhury
- When the River Sleeps, Easterine Kire
- Half of What I Say, Anil Menon
- Jinnah Often Came To Our House, Kiran Doshi
- Kalkutta, Kunal Basu
- The Adivasi Will Not Dance: Stories, Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar
- The Island of Lost Girls, Manjula Padmanabhan
- Leila, Prayaag Akbar
- When I Hit You, Meena Kandasamy
- The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, Arundhati Roy
- The Small Town Sea, Anees Salim
- Temporary People, Deepak Unnikrishnan
- Half the Night is Gone, Amitabha Bagchi
- A Day in the Life, Anjum Hasan
- All the Lives We Never Lived, Anuradha Roy
- Poonachi, Perumal Murugan (translated from Tamil by N. Kalyan Raman)
- The Aunt Who Wouldn't Die, Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay (translated from Bengali by Arunava Sinha)
- Requiem in Raga Janki, Neelum Saran Gour
- Interrogating my Chandal Life: An Autobiography of a Dalit, Manoranjan Byapari, translated by Sipra Mukherjee
- The Bengalis: A Portrait of a Community, Sudeep Chakravarti
- Remnants of a Separation: A History of the Partition through Material Memory, Aanchal Malhotra
- Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature, Jairam Ramesh
- The Most Dangerous Place:A History of the United States in South Asia, Srinath Raghavan
- The Assassination of Indira Gandhi, Upamanyu Chatterjee
- Tell Her Everything, Mirza Waheed
- The Queen of Jasmine Country, Sharanya Mannivanan
- Latitudes of Longing, Shubangi Swarup
- Heat, Poomani Kalyan Raman
- Early Indians: The Story of Our Ancestors and Where We Came From, Tony Joseph
- Polio: The Odyssey of Eradication, Thomas Abraham
- The Transformative Constitution: A Radical Biography in Nine Acts, Gautam Bhatia
- India, Empire, and First World War Culture, Santanu Das
- The Anatomy of Hate, Revati Laul
- ^ The Hindu Literary Prize, official website.
- ^ "The Hindu Best Fiction Award 2010 Shortlist", The Hindu, October 1, 2010.
- ^ "Amitav Ghosh, Sunil Gangopadhyay Shortlisted for Hindu Prize." (September 26, 2011). The Hindustan Times [New Delhi]. Retrieved October 16, 2012.
- ^ Benedicte Page. "Manu Joseph's controversial tale of caste wins Indian literary prize", The Guardian, 2 November 2010.
- ^ "Journalist's debut novel 'Serious Men' wins award." (3 November 2010). Mail Today [New Delhi]. Retrieved October 16, 2012.
- ^ "Shortlisted works for 2011 prize", The Hindu, September 25, 2011
- ^ "The Hindu Literary Prize goes to debut novel", The Hindu, October 30, 2011.
- ^ Pandit, Srimoyee (3 November 2011). "Cricket Journalist Rahul Bhattacharya bagged the reasondouble 'the' error in source title The Hindu Literary Prize for Best Fiction 2011". Jagranjosh.com. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
- ^ Staff writer (February 17, 2013). "The Hindu Literary Prize goes to Jerry Pinto". The Hindu. Retrieved February 18, 2013.
- ^ "The Shortlist for The Hindu Best Fiction Prize Declared". Current Books. November 9, 2013. Archived from the original on November 9, 2013. Retrieved November 9, 2013.
- ^ Staff writer (November 9, 2013). "The Hindu Prize 2013 Shortlist". The Hindu. Retrieved November 9, 2013.
- ^ Staff writer (January 14, 2014). "Anees Salim bags The Hindu Prize for Best Fiction 2013". The Hindu. Retrieved January 14, 2014.
- ^ "Here's the shortlist". The Hindu. October 5, 2014. Retrieved December 24, 2014.
- ^ Deepa H. Ramakrishnan (January 17, 2015). "Ashok Srinivasan is winner of The Hindu Prize 2014". The Hindu. Retrieved January 18, 2015.
- ^ "The Hindu Prize 2015 Shortlist". The Hindu. October 31, 2015. Retrieved December 2, 2015.
- ^ Zubeda Hamid (January 17, 2016). "Lit for Life: The Hindu Prize for 2015 goes to Easterine Kire". The Hindu. Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- ^ "Shortlist for The Hindu Prize 2016 announced". The Hindu. October 16, 2016. Retrieved September 13, 2017.
- ^ "Kiran Doshi wins 'The Hindu Prize 2016'". The Hindu. January 15, 2017. Retrieved September 13, 2017.
- ^ "The Hindu Prize 2017 shortlist is out". The Hindu. October 28, 2017. Retrieved October 29, 2017.
- ^ "Deepak Unnikrishnan bags 'The Hindu Prize 2017' for 'Temporary People'". The Hindu. January 15, 2018. Retrieved January 19, 2018.
- ^ "The Hindu Prize 2018 shortlists announced". The Hindu. October 15, 2018. Retrieved June 13, 2019.
- ^ "THE HINDU PRIZE 2018". Retrieved May 13, 2019.
- ^ "Shortlists for The Hindu Prize 2019 announced". The Hindu. 2020-01-08. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2020-12-09.
- ^ Krithika, R. (2020-03-28). "Freedom, we choose". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2020-12-09.