The Thirteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, November 9th to Sunday, November 13th 2022

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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.

 

2021 Recipient

The 2021 winner of the Tata Literature Live! Book of the Year Award – Fiction  is Asoca : A Sutra by Irwn Allan Sealy (Penguin Random House).

2021 Shortlist

Asoca : A Sutra

  • Irwin Allan Sealy
  • Penguin Random House

China Room

  • Sunjeev Sahota
  • Penguin Random House

Names Of The Women

  • Jeet Thayil
  • Penguin Random House

2021 Longlist

Asoca : A Sutra

  • Irwin Allan Sealy
  • Penguin Random House

China Room

  • Sunjeev Sahota
  • Penguin Random House

Essential Items and Other Tales from a Land in Lockdown

  • Udayan Mukherjee
  • Bloomsbury

Murder at the Mushaira

  • Raza Mir
  • Aleph

Names of the Women

  • Jeet Thayil
  • Penguin Random House

The Last Queen

  • Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
  • HarperCollins

2021 Jury

  • Arundhati Subramaniam

    Poet, author, journalist and curator
  • Githa Hariharan

    Author, editor and columnist
  • Shashi Warrier

    Author, columnist and professor
  • Vinita Mathew

    Professor of English Literature, Wilson College, Mumbai
  • Shireen Mistry

    Committee Member, Tata Literature Live!; communications professional

Past Recipients

Prelude To A Riot

2020

  • Annie Zaidi
  • Aleph

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