Friday, 19 October 2012

The Economist Crossword Prize

The results of the Economist Crossword Prize were announced yesterday.
 The Folded Earth won the prize for fiction. 

The other books on the shortlist were
  • River of Smoke - Amitav Ghosh
  • Narcopolis - Jeet Thayil
  • The Storyteller of Marrakesh - Joydeep Roy Bhattacharya
  • The Sly Company of People Who Care - Rahul Bhattacharya


  1. Congrats Anu. May the future bring the best out of you as in the past.

  2. Congratulations! I read this book a while ago and found the writing and the setting very appealing.

  3. Congrats! I commented before on your blog.

  4. Thanks so much, everyone.

    Leela, thanks for the earlier comment too -- at that time for unfathomable reasons, this blog wasn't letting me post comments. It's begun to behave in the last month or so!