The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

Virtual Festival
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TATA Literature Live! Book Of The Year Award – Fiction

The Tata Literature Live! Book of the Year Award for fiction has been constituted to recognise noteworthy work in the Indian literary space in the fiction genre.

 

2020 Recipient

The winner of the TATA Literature Live! Book Of The Year Award – Fiction is Prelude To A Riot by Annie Zaidi (Aleph).

2020 Shortlist

In alphabetical order

Amnesty

  • Aravind Adiga
  • Pan Macmillan

Girl Made of Gold

  • Gitanjali Kolanad
  • Juggernaut

Memory of Light

  • Ruth Vanita
  • Penguin Random House

Prelude to a Riot

  • Annie Zaidi
  • Aleph

2020 Longlist

A People's History of Heaven

  • Mathangi Subramanian
  • Penguin Random House

Amnesty

  • Aravind Adiga
  • Pan Macmillan

Girl Made of Gold

  • Gitanjali Kolanad
  • Juggernaut

Memory of Light

  • Ruth Vanita
  • Penguin Random House

Prelude to a Riot

  • Annie Zaidi
  • Aleph

The Merman and the Book of Power : A Quissa

  • Musharraf Ali Farooqui
  • Aleph

2020 Jury

  • Ashwani Kumar

    Author, poet, & Professor @ Tata Institute of Social Sciences( Mumbai)
  • Keki N Daruwalla

    Poet, writer, former IPS officer, recipient of the Padma Shri and Sahitya Akademi Award.
  • Madhavi Menon

    Author; Professor of English and Director, Centre for Studies in Gender & Sexuality, Ashoka University
  • Shashi Baliga

    Visiting faculty, Xavier Institute of Communications, Mumbai; Executive Director, Literature Live!

Past Recipients

The City And The Sea

2019

  • Raj Kamal Jha
  • Penguin Random House

All The Lives We Never Lived

2018

  • Anuradha Roy
  • Hachete

Son Of The Thundercloud

2017

  • Easterine Kire
  • Speaking Tiger

Selection Day

2016

  • Aravind Adiga
  • Fourth Estate

Until The Lions

2015

  • Karthika Nair
  • HarperCollins

Arctic Summer

2014

  • Damon Galgut
  • Aleph Book Company