Tata Hexa Literature Live! First Book Award – Non Fiction


The Tata Literature Live! First Book Award recognises new talent in the Indian literary space across the fiction and non-fiction genres.

In the NonFiction category, the shortlisted nominees are (in alphabetical order):

Sr. No. Book Author Publishing House
1. Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court Audrey Truschke Penguin Random House
2. Half-Lion: How Narasimha Rao Transformed India Vinay Sitapati Penguin Random House
3. The Ivory Throne: Chronicles of the House of Travancore Manu S Pillai HarperCollins

Below is a list of the longlisted nominees (in alphabetical order):

 

Sr. No. Book Author Publishing House
1. Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court Audrey Truschke Penguin Random House
2. Framed as a Terrorist: My 14-year Struggle to Prove My Innocence Mohammad Aamir Khan with Nandita Haksar Speaking Tiger Books
3. Half-Lion: How Narasimha Rao Transformed India Vinay Sitapati Penguin Random House
4. Mother, Where’s My Country? Looking for Light in the Darkness of Manipur Anubha Bhonsle Speaking Tiger Books
5. The Ivory Throne: Chronicles of the House of Travancore Manu S Pillai HarperCollins
6. This Unquiet Land: Stories from India’s Fault Lines Barkha Dutt Aleph Book Company