Shortlist for The Hindu Literary Prize 2012

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Journalist and author Nilanjana Roy presents the shortlist of The Hindu Literary Prize 2012, a celebration of Indian writing in English. The winner will be announced at the Chennai leg of Lit for Life 2013, on February 16 and 17. Schedules available at For more details, go to


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