Sunday, February 10, 2013 | Categories: Episodes |
Jeet Thayil accepting the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature
The first in our 3-part series, Making Waves: Voices from the Jaipur Festival. To start, performance poet, journalist, and former drug addict, Jeet Thayil. His debut novel, Narcopolis, has just won the prestigious DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2013. Set in the opium dens of Bombay, the novel was also shortlisted for the 2012 Man Booker Prize.
Read Eleanor's blog about her visit to Jaipur.
And check out our reading list for the series.
The music to close the Jeet Thayil Interview:
CD: TRILOK GURTU: MASSICAL
CUT 5: "Dive In"
Composer and Performer: Trilok Gurtu