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Longlist for the Vodafone Crossword Book Award Released

08 May 2011
Longlist for the Vodafone Crossword Book Award Released
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The Vodafone Crossword Book Award recognises and rewards the best of Indian writing and ensures that works of merit reach a wider audience. Crossword and Vodafone are committed to promoting books and the reading habit.


The organizers have recently released their longlist of 326 titles for the awards:

Fiction

1. A Break in the Circle, Sharmila Kantha, Harper Collins
2. Aftertaste, Namita Devidayal, Random House
3. All and Nothing, Raksha Bharadia, Rupa & Co.
4. An American Boy, Nilanjana Sanyal, Sanbun
5. Balloonists, Rajorshi Chakraborti, Westland
6. Benaami, Anish Sarkar, Amaryllis
7. Black Light, Rimi B Chatterjee , Harper Collins
8. Blowback, Mukul Deva, Harper Collins
9. Bottom of the Heap, Reeti Gadekar, Harper Collins
10. Broken News, Amrita Tripathi, Westland
11. Buddha's Orphans, Samrat Upadhyay, Rupa & Co.
12. Call Me Dan, Anish Trivedi, Penguin
13. Can't Die for Size Zero, Vrushali Telang, Rupa & Co.
14. Chanakya's Chant, Ashwin Sanghi, Westland
15. Chef: A Novel, Jaspreet Singh, Penguin
16. Chinese Whiskers, Pallavi Aiyar, Harper Collins
17. Close Call in Kashmir, Bharat Wakhlu, Penguin
18. Corporate Atyaachaar, Abhay Nagarajan, Srishti
19. Crowded Rooms: Stories, Prem Nath, Penguin
20. Dancing with Kali, MS LALITA DAS, Niyogi Books
21. Day Scholar, SIDHARTH CHOWDHURY, Picador
22. Delhi Calm, Vishwajyoti Ghosh , Harper Collins
23. Delhi Durbar, Krishan Partap Singh, Hachette
24. Delhi on the roads, Supriya Sahai, Harper Collins
25. Dhanu Road, Anosh Irani, Harper Collins
26. Dork: The Incredible Adventures of Robin 'Einstein' Varghese, Sidin Vadukut, Penguin
27. Dreams in Prussian Blue, Paritosh Uttam, Penguin
28. Footprints in the Bajra, Nabina Das, Pustak Mahal
29. Half A Face, Nonda Chatterjee, Niyogi Books
30. History of Hate, Kanishka Gupta, Rupa & Co.
31. Hostel Room 131, R. Raj Rao, Penguin
32. In search of Shiva, Mukunda Rao, Dronequill
33. Its All About Love, Tanveer Singh, Srishti
34. Jimmy the Terrorist, Omair Ahmad, Penguin
35. Johnny Gone Down, Karan Bajaj, Harper Collins
36. Kaleidoscopic Reflections, Sindhu Rajasekaran, Leadstart
37. Kashmir Blues, Urmilla Deshpande, Westland
38. Keep the Change, Nirupama Subramanian, Harper Collins
39. Kolkata My Origin, Irena Chowdhury, Multi Books
40. Lessons in Forgetting, Anita Nair, Harper Collins
41. LICENSE TO LIVE A SEEKER'S JOURNEY TO GREATNESS, PRIYA KUMAR, Embassy
42. Life is what you make it, Preeti Shenoy, Srishti
43. Lost and Found, C P Surendran, Harper Collins
44. Love Life, Ahmed Faiyaz, Grey Oak
45. Love over Coffee, Amrit N. Shetty, Penguin
46. Lucky Everyday, Bapsy Jain, Penguin
47. Mari, Easterine Kire, Harper Collins
48. Maria's Room, Shreekumar Varma, Harper Collins
49. Mask in the Mirror, Nidhi Chawla, Pustak Mahal
50. Monkey-man, Usha K.R. , Penguin
51. Never A Disconnect, Sadhna Shanker, Niyogi Books
52. No Way Home, Amarjit Sidhu, Penguin
53. Nothing Lasts Forever, Vish Dhamija, Srishti
54. Of Love and Politics, Tuhin A Sinha, Hachette
55. One Amazing Thing, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Penguin
56. Perfect Eight, Reema Moudgil, Westland
57. Prophecy the Rise of the Sword, Priya k, Leadstart
58. Ready ForTakeoff, Sachit Jain, Rupa & Co.
59. Rear Entrance, David Barunkumar Thomas, Hachette
60. Reflections of An Uncommon man, Aminuddin Khan, Rupa & Co.
61. Return TO Almora, R K Pachauri, Rupa & Co.
62. Revolution Highway, Dilip Simeon, Penguin
63. Running on Full, Tina Sharma Tiwari, Rupa & Co.
64. Saraswati Park, Anjali Joseph, Harper Collins
65. Serious Men, Manu Joseph, Harper Collins
66. Shadow Men, Bijoya Sawian, Penguin
67. She's A Jolly Good Fellow, Sajita Nair, Hachette
68. Sinking, Not Swimming, Nalini Rajan, Penguin
69. Slayer of Kamsa, Ashok Banker, Harper Collins
70. Somewhere at Nowhere, Nikesh Rathi, Cedar Books
71. Stilletos in the Newsroom, Rashmi Kumar, Rupa & Co.
72. The Avenue of Kings, Sudeep Chakravarti,
73. The Battle of Bittora, Anuja Chauhan, Harper Collins
74. The Begum's Secret, A.K. Srikumar, Penguin
75. The Crimson Throne, Sudhir Kakar, Penguin
76. The Dead Camel and OTher Stories of Love, Parvati Sharma, Zubaan
77. The Emissary, Aniruddha Bahals , Harper Collins
78. The Eye of The Predator, Abhisar Sharma, Hachette
79. The Gamechager, Anupam Mukerji, Harper Collins
80. The Goat The Sofa and Mr Swami, R Chandrasekar, Hachette
81. The Great Depression of The 40s: A Novel, Rupa Gulab, Penguin
82. The House on Mall Road, Mohyna Srinivasan, Penguin
83. The Immortals of Meluha, Amish Tripathi, Westland
84. The Last Pretence, Sarayu Srivatsa, Harper Collins
85. The man with Enormous Wings, Esther David, Penguin
86. The Monochrome Madonna, Kalpana Swaminathan, Penguin
87. The Mythologist: A Novel, Vamsee K. Juluri, Penguin
88. The Premier Murder League, Geeta Sundar, Penguin
89. The Quarantine Papers, Kalpish Ratna,
90. The Quest for Nothing, Anurag Anand, Srishti
91. The Red Corridor, Ritu Dokania, Pustak Mahal
92. The Scalpel, H S Risaam, Rupa & Co.
93. The Scared Grove, Daman Singh, Harper Collins
94. The Sunset Club, Khushwant Singh, Penguin
95. The Temple Goers, AATISH TASEER, Picador
96. The Things About Thugs, Tabish Khair, Harper Collins
97. The Washer of The Dead: A Collection of Ghost Stories, Venita Coelho, Penguin
98. Through the Forest Darkly, Ranjan Kaul, Hachette
99. Tiger Hills, Sarita Mandanna, Penguin
100. Truly Madly Deeply, Faraaz Kazi, Pustak Mahal
101. Turbulence, Samit Basu, Hachette
102. Uttara Yogi, Arup Mitra, Niyogi Books
103. Vivek and I, Mayur Patel, Penguin
104. Way TO Go, Upamanyu Chatterjee, Penguin
105. What happened TO that Love, Kailash Srinivasan, Pustak Mahal
106. When the Marriage is made in Comedy Circus, Deepali S Basur, Expression
107. Where Girls Dare, Bhavna Chauhan, Penguin
108. Why We Don't Talk, Shinie Antony, Rupa & Co.
109. with or without you, Partha Sarathi Basu, Penguin
110. Witness the Night, Kishwar Desai, Harper Collins
111. Year of the Tiger, Sohaila Abdulali, Penguin

Non-Fiction

1. 1857 The Oral Tradition, Pankaj Rag, Rupa & Co.
2. 3 Idiots The Original Screenplay, Vinod Chopra Films Private Limited, Om Books
3. A Masterful Spirit: Homi J. Bhabha (1909–1966), Indira Chowdhury and Ananya Dasgupta (Eds),Penguin
4. A Place in the Shade the New Landscape and Other Essays, Mr Charles Correa, Penguin
5. A Place in the Shade: the New Landscape and Other Essays, Charles Correa, Penguin
6. A World of Memories, Ms Madhvi Parekh, Penguin
7. Absolute Khushwant: the Low-Down on Life, Death and Most Things In-Between, Khushwant Singh (with Humra Quraishi), Penguin
8. Across the LoC: Inside Pakistan-Administered Jammu and Kashmir, Luv Puri, Penguin
9. Adoor Gopalakrishnan: A Life in Cinema, Gautaman Bhaskaran, Penguin
10. Akriti TO Sanskriti, Harsha V Dehejia , Niyogi Books
11. Anna The Life and Times of C N Annadurai , Mr R Kannan , Penguin
12. Awakening, Subrata Dasgupta, Random House
13. Beautiful Thing, Sonia Faleiro, Penguin
14. Becoming Indian: the Unfinished Revolution of Culture and Identity, Pavan K. Varma, Penguin
15. Bengali Cinema An Other Nation, Sharmistha Gooptu, Roli
16. Besieged: Voices from Delhi 1857, Mahmood Farooqui (Tr), Penguin
17. Braking News, Sunetra Choudhury, Hachette
18. Building A World Class Civil Service for Twentyfirst Century India, S K Das, OUP
19. Cinema Bhojpuri, Avijit Ghosh, Penguin
20. Connect the Dots, MS RASHMI BANSAL, Eklavya
21. Corporate Chanakya, Radhakrishnan Pillai, Jaico
22. Dayanita Singh, Dayanita Singh, Penguin
23. Diaspora Development and Democracy, Devesh Kapur, OUP
24. Don't Regret Later , Navneet Dhawan,
25. Don't Sprint the Marathon, Dr V Raghunathan, Harper Collins
26. Dowry Murder: Reinvestigating A Cultural Whodunnit, Veena Talwar Oldenburg, Penguin
27. East of the Sun A Nearly Stoned Walk Down the Road in A Different Land, Soddhartha Sarma, Westland
28. Encircling the Seamless India Climate Change and the Global Commons, A Damodaran, OUP
29. Eternal Romantic My Father Gemini Ganesan, Narayani Ganesh, Roli
30. Evidence of Suspicion, AMITAVA KUMAR, Picador
31. Fault Lines the Hidden Fractures that Still Threaten the World Economy, Raghuram G Rajan, Harper Collins
32. First Draft Witness TO the Making of Modern India, B G Verghese, Westland
33. Following Fish: Travels around the Indian Coast, Samanth Subramanian , Penguin
34. Forging A Region, Dr Samira Sheikh, OUP
35. Forgotten, Bilkees I. Latif, Penguin
36. Forts and Palaces of India, Amita Baig, Om Books
37. From Me To You, Sathya Saran, Westland
38. Great Indians, Balraj Krishna, Rupa & Co.
39. Grit, Guts and Gumption: Driving Change in a State-owned Giant , Rajesh Chakrabarti , Penguin
40. Hampi Discover the Splendours of Vijaynagar, Subhadra Sen Gupta, Niyogi Books
41. Have Pen Will Travel, M J Akbar, Roli
42. Headcount Memoirs of A Demographer, Mr Ashish Bose, Penguin
43. His Words Preachings and Parables of Sri Ramakrishna Paramhamsa, Mr Amiya P Sen, Penguin
44. History on A Banner, Nana Chudasama, Rupa & Co.
45. Historya and Heritage of Indian Game Hunting, Sudipta Mitra, Rupa & Co.
46. In search of A Better World, Jolly Mohan Kaul, Samya
47. India and China the Battle Between Soft and Hard Power, Prem Shankar Jha, Penguin
48. India Pakistan and the Bomb Debating Nuclear Stability in South Asia, Sumit Ganguly and S Paul Kapur ,Penguin
49. Innovate 90 Days to Transform Your Business, Ms Rekha Shetty, Penguin
50. Inspired India Ideas TO transform A Nation, Neelesh Misra, Penguin
51. Into the Diaspora Wilderness, Selma Carvalho, Goa 1156
52. Jaane Bhi do Yaaro, Jai Arjun Singh, Harper Collins
53. Jawaharlal Nehru: Civilizing A Savage World, Nayantara Sahgal, Penguin
54. Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata, Devdutt Pattanaik, Penguin
55. Kasab: The Face of 26/11, Rommel Rodrigues, Penguin
56. Keeping the Faith Memoirs of A Parliamentarian, Somnath Chaterjee, Harper Collins
57. Knowing Dil DAS: Stories of A Himalayan Hunter, Joseph S. Alter , Penguin
58. Known Turf, Annie Zaidi, Westland
59. Krishna, Dev Prasad, Jaico
60. Leading Ladies, Sudha Menon, Fortytwo Bookz Galaxy
61. Looking for America, Avirook Sen, Harper Collins
62. made in India Adventures of A Lifetime, Biddu, Harper Collins
63. Makers of Modern India, Ramachandra Guha, Penguin
64. Manage time Manage Life, H S Gopalan, Expression
65. Mango Mood, Sharmila Kamat, Rupa & Co.
66. Mansion of Glass the GKB Story, KG Gupta, Goa 1556
67. Maoist and Other Armed Conflicts, Anuradha M. Chenoy and Kamal Mitra Chenoy , Penguin
68. May I Hebb your Attention Pliss, Arnab Ray, Harper Collins
69. Memories of A Rolling Stone, Vina Mazumdar, Zubaan
70. Mother Pious Lady Making Sense of Everyday India, Santosh Desai, Harper Collins
71. Mumbai Fables, Gyan Prakash, Harper Collins
72. Mumbai Where Dreams Don't Die by , Raghu Rai and Vir Sanghvi, Om Books
73. Mussoorie Medley Tales of Yester Year, Ganesh Saili, Niyogi Books
74. My name is Gauhar Jaan the Life and Times of A musician, Vikram Sampath, Rupa & Co.
75. Narrative of a Journey Overland from England by the continent of Europe Egypt and the Red Sea to India 2 Vols, Colonel Elwood, Asian Educational Services
76. Notes froman Indian Conservative, Jaithirth Rao, Rupa & Co.
77. One Little Finger, Malini Chib, Sage
78. Open Source Leader: the Future of Organizations, Sangeeth Varghese, Penguin
79. Opening Doors: the Untold Story of Cornelia Sorabji, Reformer, Lawyer and Champion of Women’s Rights in India, Richard Sorabji, Penguin
80. Operation Red Lotus, Parag Tope, Rupa & Co.
81. Patriotism in Action Goans in India's Defence Services, Valmiki Faleiro, Goa 1556
82. Performing Women Performing Womanhood, Dr Nandi Bhatia, OUP
83. Power Pranayama, Renu Mahtani , Jaico
84. Ramakrishna Paramhamsa the Sadhaka of Dakshineswar, Mr Amiya P Sen, Penguin
85. Road TO Commonwealth Games, Sunil Yash Kalra, Penguin
86. Romancing the Balance Sheet, Anil Lamba , NETWORK 18
87. Royalty in Transition, Sharad Rathore, Rupa & Co.
88. Rukmini Devi A Life, Ms Leela Samson, Penguin
89. Sadhguru: More Than A Life, Arundhathi Subramaniam, Penguin
90. Sellotape Legacy, Boria Majumdar, Harper Collins
91. Siachen Glacier the Battle of Roses, Harish Kapadia, Rupa & Co.
92. Simply Fly, Captain G R Gopinath , Harper Collins
93. Skin Deep An Inside out Approach TO Looking Good Naturally, Aparna Santhanam, Harper Collins
94. Soap Writing and Surviving television in India, Venita Coelho, Harper Collins
95. Superpower? The Amazing Race between China's Hare and India's Tortoise, Raghav Bahl, Penguin
96. Surviving the Storm: India and the Global Financial Crisis, Dhiraj Nayyar , Penguin
97. Tales from the Bench and the Bar, Mr Vicaji J Taraporevala , Penguin
98. Text and Context, Arif Mohammed Khan, Rupa & Co.
99. Thanjavur A Cultural History, Pradeep Chakravarthy, Niyogi Books
100. The Absent State, Neelesh Misra, Hachette
101. The Art of Healing Pranayama The breath of Life, Francois Gautier, Harper Collins
102. The Biology of Enlightenment, Mukunda Rao,
103. The Children of Nature, Susan Visvanathan, Roli
104. The China Syndrome, Harsh V Pant, Harper Collins
105. The Complete Mahabharata Adi Parva, Ramesh Menon, Rupa & Co.
106. The Corruption Conundrum and OTher Paradoxes and Dilemmas, V. Raghunathan, Penguin
107. The Edge of Reason: Dispatches from The Frontiers of Cosmology, Anil Ananthaswamy, Penguin
108. The F Word, Mita Kapur, Harper Collins
109. The Fabric of Our Lives: The Story of Fabindia, Radhika Singh, Penguin
110. The Groaning Shelf, Pradeep Sebastian, Hachette
111. The Himalayan Wonderland: Travels in Lahaul and Spiti, M.S. Gill, Penguin
112. The Indian Parliament, Dr B L Shankar, OUP
113. The Indians: Portraits from My Album, Raghu Rai, Penguin
114. The Long Road TO Siachen, Shiv Kunal Verma and Rajiv Williams, Rupa & Co.
115. The Lost River: on The Trail of The Sarasvati, Michel Danino, Penguin
116. The Maruti Story how A Public Sector Put India on Wheels, R C Bhargava, Harper Collins
117. The Power of Gender and The Gender of Power, Professor Kumkum Roy, OUP
118. The Scientific Indian A Twenty First Century Guide TO The World around Us, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam and Y S Rajan, Penguin
119. The Tell Tale Brain, VS Ramachandran, Random House
120. The Truth About Me: A Hijra Life Story, A. Revathi, Penguin
121. The Tryst Betrayed Reflections on Diplomacy and Development, Mr Jagat Singh Mehta , Penguin
122. The Upside Down Book of Nuclear Power, Saurav Jha, Harper Collins
123. Unbound: Indian Women @ Work, Gita Aravamudan, Penguin
124. Voterfiles A Political Travelogue, Manoj Kewalramani, Leadstart
125. Way beyond the Three Rs: India’s Education Challenge in the 21st Century , YS Rajan (Foreowrd by APJ Abdul Kalam), Penguin
126. When the Curtains Rise Understanding Goa's vibrant Konkani theatre, Dr Andre Rafael Fernandes, Goa 1556
127. When the Penny Drops: Learning What's Not Taught, R. Gopalakrishnan, Penguin
128. You Can Sell, Shiv Khera, Rupa & Co.

Translation

1. A Journey Forever, GURUNATH ABAJI KULKARNI, translated by Vilas Salunke, Leadstart
2. ANITYA Halfway TO Nowhere, MRIDULA GARG, translated by SEEMA SEGAL, OUP
3. Apradhini Women without Men, Shivani Singh, translated by Ira Pande, Harper Collins
4. BHARATHIPURA, U R ANANTHAMURTHY, translated by SUSHEELA PUNITHA, OUP
5. Captive Imagination: Letters from Prison, Varavara Rao , translated by Foreword by Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Penguin
6. CHANGIYA RUKH Against the Night, BALBIR MADHOPURI, translated by TRIPTI JAIN, OUP
7. Children of A Better God, Susmita Bagchi , translated by Bikram Das, Penguin
8. Days and Nights in the Forest, Sunil Gangopadhyay, translated by Rani Ray , Penguin
9. Deliverance, Late Gauri Deshpande, translated by Shashi Deshpande , Women Unlimited
10. Durgeshnandini, Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, translated by Arunava Sinha, Random House
11. Illicit, Dibyendu Palit, translated by Arunava Sinha, Penguin
12. Jangalnama: Travels in A Maoist Guerilla Zone, Satnam, translated by Vishav Bharti, Penguin
13. Jihad Peace and Inter Community Relations in Islam, Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, translated by Yoginder Sikand, Rupa & Co.
14. KAYAKALPA the ELIXIR of EVERLASTING YOUTH, NIYOGI BOOKS, translated by , Niyogi Books
15. Litanies of Dutch Battery, N.S. Madhavan , translated by Rajesh Rajamohan, Penguin
16. Manasarovar, Ashokamitran, translated by N. Kalyan Raman, Penguin
17. Raghuvamsham, Kalidasa, translated by R K Tandon, Rupa & Co.
18. RAINBOW at NOON, Mrs Dhiruben Patel, translated by Sri Raj Supe, Leadstart
19. Soiled Clothes, Sunil Gangopadhyay, translated by Sujal Bhattacharya, Niyogi Books
20. Striker Stopper, Moti Nandy, translated by Arunava Sinha, Hachette
21. The Fakir, Sunil Gangopadhyay, translated by Monabi Mitra, Harper Collins
22. The GIRMITIYA SAGA, NIYOGI BOOKS, translated by , Niyogi Books
23. The Golden Gandhi Statue from America Early Stories, Subimal Misra, translated by V Ramaswamy, Harper Collins
24. The Great Unknown, Sankar , translated by Soma Das, Penguin
25. The House with Five Courtyards, Govind Mishra, translated by Masooma Ali, Penguin
26. The PAGES of My Life, POPATI HIRANANDANI late, translated by JYOTH PANJWANI, OUP
27. There Was No One at the Bus Stop, Sirshendu Mukhapadhyay, translated by Arunava Sinha, Penguin
28. This is Not that Dawn, Yashpal , translated by Anand, Penguin
29. Three Women by Rabindranath Tagore, Rabindranath Tagore, translated by Arunava Sinha, Random House
30. What Really happened: Stories, Banaphool , translated by Arunava Sinha, Penguin
31. Women of the Tagore Household, Chitra Deb , translated by Smita Chowdhry and Sona Roy, Penguin

Children's Books

1. All About Rockets, Mr S K Das , Penguin
2. At Least A Fish, Anushka Ravishankar, illustrated by Shilo Shiv Suleman, Scholastic
3. Atisa and His time Machine: Adventures with Hieun Tsang, Anu Kumar, Penguin
4. Bando and the water demon, Indira Ananthakrishnan, illustrated by Sabu Sarasan, Amar Chitra Katha
5. Classic Adventures: on the Run with Fotikchand, Satyajit Ray, translated by Gopa Majumdar, Penguin
6. Classic Adventures: the Yellow Bird, Lila Mazumdar, translated by Kamala Chatterjee, Penguin
7. Confessions of A Listmaniac, Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan, Scholastic,,
8. Curse of Grass, Ira Saxena, Ponytale
9. Escape from Java and Other Tales of Danger, Ruskin Bond, Penguin,,
10. Faces in the water, Mr Ranjit Lal, Penguin
11. Feluda Comics A Killer in Kathmandu, Satyajit Ray, Translated by Subhadra Sen Gupta, illustrated by Tapas Guha, Penguin
12. Feluda Comics Danger in Darjeeling, Satyajit Ray, Translated by Subhadra Sen Gupta, illustrated by Tapas Guha, Penguin
13. Following My Paint Brush, Gita Wolf, illustrated by Dulari Devi, Tara
14. Funny and Funnier, Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, Translated by Palash Baran Pal and Abhijit Gupta,Scholastic
15. Gajapati Kulapati, Ashok Rajagopalan, Tulika
16. Hanuman is Hungry, Gayathri Chandrasekaran, illustrated by Sabu Sarasan, Amar Chitra Katha
17. Howzzat Butterfingers, Khyrunnisa A, Penguin
18. Koni the Story of A Champion, Moti Nandy, Translated by Sumana Mukherjee, Hachette,
19. Kumari Loves A Monster, Rashmi Ruth Devadasan, illustrated by Shyam, Blaft
20. Mission Moon Exploring the Moon with Chandrayaan 1, Mr S K Das , Penguin
21. Mother Teresa, Shalini Srinivasan, illustrated by Atula Siriwardane, Amar Chitra Katha
22. Mr Oliver's Diary, Ruskin Bond, Penguin
23. My Brother Tootoo, Urmila Mahajan, Tulika
24. My Grandfather Aajoba, Taruja Parande , Tulika
25. Nippy Nipper and Others A Book of Poems, Dheera Kitchlu, Serene Woods
26. Not out Heroes from the World of Sport, Nimish Dubey, Ponytale
27. Now or Never, Ramendra Kumar, Ponytale
28. On Top of the World: My Everest Adventures, Arjun Vajpai with Anu Kumar, Penguin
29. Ouch Cried Planet Earth, Dheera Kitchlu, illustrated by Prakash Joshi, Serene Woods
30. Out of the Way out of the Way, Uma Krishnaswami, Tulika
31. Pearls of Wisdom: Hilarious Hauntings Adventure, Sonja Chandrachud, Penguin
32. Potato Chips, Anshuman Mohan, Harper Collins
33. Puffin Classics the Burmese Box Two Novellas, Lila Mazumdar, Penguin
34. Puffin Lives Mahatma Gandhi the Father of the Nation, Ms Subhadra Sen Gupta, Penguin
35. Puffin Lives: Akbar: the Mighty Emperor, Kavitha Mandana, Penguin
36. Puffin Lives: Subhas Chandra Bose, Anuradha Kumar, Penguin
37. Rhymes for Ranga, Ranga Bedi on behalf of Freda Bedi, Random House
38. Sahyadri Adventure Anirudh's Dream, Deepak Dalal, Tarini
39. Sahyadri Adventure Koleshwar's Secret, Deepak Dalal, Tarini
40. Same and Different, Manjula Padmanabhan, Tulika
41. Scholastic Yearbook 2011, Scholastic Editorial, Scholastic
42. Song of the Bookworm, Anushka Ravishankar, illustrated by Anitha Balachandran, Scholastic
43. Surjya Sen, Shalini Srinivasan, illustrated by Arijit Dutta Choudhury, Amar Chitra Katha
44. Taranauts 2 The Riddle of the Lustr Sapphires, Roopa Pai, Hachette
45. Taranauts 3 The Secret of the Sparkl Amethyst, Roopa Pai, Hachette
46. Terror on the Titanic, Samit Basu, Scholastic
47. The Churki Burki Book of Rhyme, Gita Wolf, illustrated by Arijit Dutta Choudhury, Tara
48. The Curse of The Broken Step, Bubbles Sabharwal and Anjali Raghbeer, Scholastic
49. The Dreadful Beauty, Sunil Gangopadhyay, Translated by Nirmal Kanti Bhattacharjee, Ponytale
50. The Fang of Summoning, Giti Chandra, Hachette
51. The Riddle of The Seventh Stone, Monideepa Sahu, illustrated by Pooja Pottenkulam, Young Zubaan
52. The Seven Hills of Christmas, Pooja Lulla, illustrated by Nicholas Franco, Rupa & Co
53. The Story of Ram, Pratibha Nath, illustrated by Sujasha Dasgupa, Rupa & Co
54. The Tree with A Travelling Heart, Paro Anand, illustrated by Garima Gupta, Scholastic
55. Tumku meets Bristly, Jayashree Bhat, illustrated by Sabu Sarasan, Amar Chitra Katha
56. We the Children of India Preamble TO Our Constitution, Leila Seth, illustrated by Bindia Thapar, Penguin

A shortlist of 5 books in each category will be announced at a press conference in June 2011. The final prizes would be distributed at an Award function in July 2011 in Mumbai.

The Vodafone Crossword awards for Fiction, Non-Fiction, Translation & Children’s writing will each carry a cash prize of Rs. 3 lakhs, a trophy and a citation. The Popular Award entitles the winning author to a cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh and a certificate.

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