Jeet Thayil


India (b.1959)

Jeet Thayil was born in Kerala, India in 1959 and educated in Hong Kong, New York and Mumbai. He is a performance poet, songwriter and guitarist as well as a writer, and has published four collections of poetry. He currently lives in Bangalore.
 
Novels
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Collections
   Apocalypso (poems) (2001)
   English (poems) (2004)
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Anthologies edited
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Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2012) : Narcopolis


Jeet Thayil recommends
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Boats On Land (2012)
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"Revelatory & original."
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Latitudes of Longing (2020)
Shubhangi Swarup
"Intense, lyrical, and powerful ... This is a remarkable debut."

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