The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023

THE POWER OF WORDS

Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct

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.

 

2023 Recipient

The 2023 winner of the Tata Literature Live! Book of the Year Award – Fiction is The Secret Of More by Tejaswini Apte-Rahm (Aleph Book Company).

2023 Shortlist

Everything The Light Touches

  • by Janice Pariat
  • (HarperCollins Publishers)

The Education Of Yuri

  • Jerry Pinto
  • (Speaking Tiger Books)

The Secret Of More

  • Tejaswini Apte-Rahm
  • (Aleph Book Company)

2023 Longlist

Black river

  • Nilanjana S. Roy
  • Westland Books

Everything The Light Touches

  • Janice Pariat
  • HarperCollins Publishers

Fear And Lovely

  • Anjana Appachana
  • Penguin Random House India

The Education Of Yuri

  • Jerry Pinto
  • Speaking Tiger Books

The Light At The End Of The World

  • Siddhartha Deb
  • Westland Books

The Secret Of More

  • Tejaswini Apte-Rahm
  • Aleph Book Company

2023 Jury

  • Anirudh Kanisetti

    Anirudh Kanisetti is a historian who won the 2022 Tata Literature Live! Best First Non Fiction book award
  • Anuja Chauhan

    Anuja Chauhan has written seven best-seller novels, before which she created advertisements for multinationals for seventeen years.
  • Deepa Gahlot

    Deepa Gahlot is a critic, columnist and author who writes on cinema, theatre and the arts
  • Shireen Mistry

    Shireen Mistry is a former communicator in the field of diplomacy and Associate Festival Director, Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
  • Shireen Qadri

    Shireen Quadri is a publisher working in the area of art and culture advocacy

Past Recipients

The Map and the Scissors

2022

  • Amit Majmudar
  • HarperCollins Publishers

Asoca: A Sutra

2021

  • Irwin Allan Sealy
  • Penguin Random House

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