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Anuradha Roy, Aman Sethi win literary awards

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Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Anuradha Roy’s novel "The Folded Earth" and journalist Aman Sethi’s non-fiction book "A Free Man" are among the winners of the 11th Economist Crossword Book Award.

English translations of Anita Agnihotri’s book of short stories "17" by Arunava Sinha and Narayan’s novel "The Araya Woman" by Catherine Thankamma have jointly won the award for Indian Language Translation.

Ravi Subramanian’s "The Incredible Banker" has bagged the Popular Award.

Writer Sudha Murthy gave away the prizes at a function here Thursday night.

"The Folded Earth" won in the English Indian Fiction category while "A Free Man" won in the English Indian Non-Fiction category for 2011.

There were 330 entries for the awards given to books published in 2011.

 

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