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10 books have been shortlisted for the 2023 JCB Prize for Literature. This includes 3 debut novelists and 4 translations

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By Team Lounge
Published Sep 05, 2023

Mint Lounge

The 2023 longlist includes 'The East Indian' by Brinda Charry

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Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar, also longlisted in the past, returns a translator for Manoj Rupda’s Hindi book, 'I Named My Sister Silence'

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Bengali writer Manoranjan Byapari, who has been longlisted for the prize twice in the past, has been nominated for 'The Nemesis'

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Tanuj Solanki joins the list for the second time with 'Manjhi’s Mayhem'

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Tejaswini Apte-Rahm’s 'The Secret of More' is another debut novel up for the prize 

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Bikram Sharma’s writing debut 'The Colony of Shadows' is also a contender

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Janice Pariat has been nominated for 'Everything The Light Touches'

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Geet Chaturvedi’s debut 'Simsim' is translated from Hindi by Anita Gopalan

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Perumal Murugan's evocative 'Fire Bird' is on the list. The Tamil writer has been on the longlist twice before

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Mansur by Vikramjit Ram is another novel up for the prize

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