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Awards

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Awards

Printed Book of the Year - English

sair-ul-manazil

Winner

Sair-ul-Manazil

Tulika Books

Presented to Sair-ul-Manazil, published by Tulika Books, for "offering a glimpse into the multicultural roots of the city that is Delhi. An engaging translation, the book, with its maps, sketches and anecdotes is a look-back into the inclusivity of a city through its architectural landmark, coming at a time when the advent of migrants in a megapolis has become a political issue.”

Remnants

Runner Up

Remnants of a Separation: A History of the Partition through Material Memory

HarperCollins Publishers India

Printed Book of the Year - Indian Languages

Winner

Janamaru Marana

Dhauli Books

Presented to Janamaru Marana, published by Dhauli Books, for "a beautifully produced book that does justice to its genre; a book that easily stands out as a benchmark for attention to book design and production.”

Avasthantarachya Kavita_Cover

Runner Up

Avasthantarachya Kavita

Copper Coin Publishing

Children's Book of the Year

Winner

A Book for Puchku

Pratham Books

Presented to A Book for Puchku, published by Pratham Books, for “taking something so subtle and unnoticed, such as librarians who also read, and making a book of it without pushing a political or social or moral agenda to stake a claim for its creation. The book makes a compelling case for reading.”

Winner

Salim Mamoo and me

Tulika Publishers

Presented to Salim Mamoo and Me, published by Tulika Publishers, for “a striking example of how a biography can be narrated to children - in a manner that is personal and yet relatable. The book creates an entirely new universe through its story and art, and shows how images, in their framing and perspective, can add an additional and vital layer to the story.”

Dance of the Wild Cover

Runner Up

Dance of the Wild

Pickle Yolk Books

Illustrated Book of the Year

Winner

The Konyaks: Last of the Tattooed Headhunters

Roli Books

Presented to The Konyaks: Last of the Tattooed Headhunters, published by Roli Books, for "for its timely documentation of a unique culture, that might soon be lost to time, with sensitive photography and engaging texts to accompany them. This book is a perfect example of how to document a people and their practices, a book that is superbly conceptualised and executed.”

Runner Up

Vivan Sundaram: History Project

Tulika Books

Book Cover of the Year - English

Winner

Centrepiece

(Zubaan; Designed by Pooja Saxena)

Presented to Pooja Saxena, for the cover of the book Centrepiece, published by Zubaan, "for a brilliantly composed cover, where the elements interact with each other in a great combination of fluidity and apartness, pulling together delicate drawing and bold design elements. It definitely breaks the mould of typical covers usually found on shelves.”

Jadoowallahs, Jugglers and Jinns

Runner Up

Jadoowallahs, Jugglers and Jinns

(Pan Macmillan India; Designed by Haitenlo Semy)

Book Cover of the Year - Indian Languages

Peruvali

Winner

Peruvali

(Kalachuvadu Publications; Designed by M. Rohini)

Presented to M. Rohini, for the cover of the book Peruvali, published by Kalachavadu Publications Pvt. Ltd., "for an attractive cover with a dreamy quality that lets you know exactly what the book is all about without you having to read the title. Much thought has gone into conveying the nuances of the book, and there is delicate craftsmanship in the illustrations.”

Do Log

Runner Up

Do Log

(HarperCollins India; Designed by Saurabh Garge)
Pazhaya Yaanai Kadai

Runner Up

Pazhaya Yaanai Kadai

(Kalachuvadu Publications; Designed by M. Rohini)

Editor of the Year

Premanka

Winner

Premanka Goswami

Presented to Premanka Goswami, “for being able to work very closely with other departments within the publishing house, and to see the potential of each book project, and develop it in different ways to maximise that potential, as also for the eclectic and diverse list he has built.”

Aienla Ozukum

Runner Up

Aienla Ozukum

Sohini Mitra

Runner Up

Sohini Mitra

Illustrator of the Year

Sonali Zohra

Winner

Sonali Zohra

Presented to Sonali Zohra, “for her ability to reinterpret texts through her art, the richness of texture and detail she produces, for the meticulous research she brings to the job at hand, and for her discovery of new styles, and the level of perfection she attains within each of these styles.”

Runner Up

Rajiv Eipe

Bookstore of the Year

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Winner

Trilogy Library and Bookstore

Presented to Trilogy Library and Bookstore for "for the clear vision that drives their book selling, as also for their execution of this vision, through their careful selection of titles, the activities they choose to conduct, and by involving young readers and inculcating in them reading habits at an early age."

Runner Up

Walking Bookfairs

Publisher of the Year

kalachuvadu

Winner

Kalachuvadu Publications

Presented to Kalachuvadu Publications Pvt Ltd for "for being a publisher that prioritizes books of the highest quality and tries to reinvent them so as to be relevant to the reader. The exchange of ideas with foreign publishers at various fora, the rights sales of their books, and their purchase of rights to translate and publish in Tamil communicates a sense of them working towards a larger vision of publishing.”

harper collins

Runner Up

HarperCollins Publishers India Ltd

Winners will be declared on 12 Jan 2019

Shortlisted Entries

Printed Book of the Year (English)

Shortlist

Born to be Hanged

Born to Be Hanged: Political Biography of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

(Rupa Publications)

Remnants

Remnants of a Separation: A History of the Partition through Material Memory

(HarperCollins India)

sair-ul-manazil

Sair-ul-Manazil

(Tulika Books)

strongmen

Strongmen: Trump, Modi, Erdogan, Duterte

(LeftWord Books)

The RTI Story

The RTI Story: Power to the People

(Roli Books)

Printed Book of the Year (Indian Languages)

Shortlist

Avasthantarachya Kavita_Cover

Avasthantarachya Kavita

(Copper Coin Publishing)

Janamaru Maran

(Dhauli Books)

Sukh Aur Sehat Ka Swad

(HarperCollins India)

Samparkkshetrachya Baher_Cover

Samparkkshetrachya Baher

(Copper Coin Publishing)

Vachabhanga Book Cover

Vachabhang

(Copper Coin Publishing)

Children's Book of the Year

Shortlist

A Book for Puchku

(Pratham Books)

Amrita Sher-Gil: Rebel with a Paintbrush

(HarperCollins India)

Dance of the Wild Cover

Dance of the Wild

(Pickle Yolk Books)

Salim Mamoo and Me

(Tulika Publishers)

The Boys Who Fought

(Penguin Random House)

Illustrated Book of the Year

Shortlist

Bollywood: The Films! The Songs! The Stars!

(Dorling Kindersley Publishing)

Manu Parekh: 60 Years of Selected Works

(Aleph Book Company)

Longform Vol.1: An Anthology of Graphic Narratives

(HarperCollins India)

The Konyaks: Last of the Tattooed Headhunters

(Roli Books)

Vivan Sundaram: History Project

(Tulika Books)

Book Cover of the Year (English)

Shortlist

100 Poems Are Not Enough

100 Poems Are Not Enough

(Walking Bookfairs; Designed by Biraja Biswal)

Centrepiece

Centrepiece

(Zubaan; Designed by Pooja Saxena)

Day & Dastan

Day and Dastan: Two Novellas

(Niyogi Books; Designed by Misha Oberoi)

Jadoowallahs, Jugglers and Jinns

Jadoowallahs, Jugglers and Jinns

(Pan Macmillan India; Designed by Haitenlo Semy)

Night of Happiness

Night of Happiness

(Pan Macmillan India; Designed by Steve Leard)

Book Cover of the Year (Indian Languages)

Shortlist

Do Log

Do Log

(HarperCollins India; Designed by Saurabh Garge)

Imran

Imran Series Volume 2

(HarperCollins India; Designed by Rehman Muzbir and Shuka Jain)

Mooper

Mooper

(Discovery Book Palace; Designed by M. Rohini)

Pazhaya Yaanai Kadai

Pazhaya Yaanai Kadai

(Kalachuvadu Publications; Designed by M. Rohini)

Peruvali

Peruvali

(Kalachuvadu Publications; Designed by M. Rohini)

Editor of the Year

Shortlist

Aienla Ozukum

Aienla Ozukum

Gurveen

Gurveen Chadha

Premanka

Premanka Goswami

Reena Puri

Reena I Puri

Sohini Mitra

Sohini Mitra

Illustrator of the Year

Shortlist

Kalyani Ganapathy

Rajiv Eipe

ruchi

Ruchi Mhasane

Sonali Zohra

Sonali Zohra

Vidit Narang

Bookstore of the Year

Shortlist

Bingsha Shatabdi

Kitab Khana

Om Book Shop

Trilogy

Walking Bookfairs

Publisher of the Year

Shortlist

aleph

Aleph Book Company

duckbill

Duckbill Books

harper collins

HarperCollins Publishers India

kalachuvadu

Kalachuvadu Publications

Pickle Yolk

Pickle Yolk Books

Jury 2018

Advaita Kala

Author, Screenwriter, Columnist

Aniruddha Sen Gupta

Aniruddha Sen Gupta

Author, Illustrator

Anita

Anita Roy

Writer, Editor

Anusha Yadav

Anusha Yadav

Books designer, photo practitioner, and archival researcher

Anwesha Singbal

Anwesha Singbal

Poet

Aravinda Anantharaman

Librarian, Editor, Author

Asmita Mohite

Business Head, Popular Prakashan Pvt. Ltd

Benny Kurian

Benny Kurian

Editorial Department, National Book Trust India

Deepali Shukla

Deepali Shukla

Editor, Eklavya

Diviya Kapur

Diviya Kapur

Owner, Literati Book Store

Dileep Raj

Dileep Raj

Editor, Asst. Professor

Frederick Noronha

Publisher, Goa 1556, and Journalist

George Mathen

George Mathen (Appupen)

Comics creator, Artist and Musician

Guruprasad D Narayana

Guruprasad D Narayana

Founding Member, Aakruti Books publishing house

Joeanna Rebello Fernandes

Consultant, Author, Senior Editor, Eicher Goodearth Pvt.Ltd.

Karthika V.K.

Publisher, Westland

Maithreyi Karnoor

Maithreyi Karnoor

Poet, Translator

mandira

Mandira Sen

Director, Stree, Samya, Imprints of Bhatkal and Sen

paromita

Paromita Chakrabarti

Associate Editor, Indian Express

pratheek thomas

Pratheek Thomas

Co-Founder, Studio Kokaachi

Prabha Mallya

Prabha Mallya

Illustrator, Comics creator

Ramu Ramanathan

Ramu Ramanathan

Playwright and Editor, PrintWeek India

Raman Sreshta

Raman Sreshta

Owner, Rachna Books, Gangtok

rakesh

Rakesh Khanna

Editor, Blaft Publications

satyanand nirupam

Satyanand Nirupam

Editorial Director, Rajkamal Prakashan Group

Tom Mangatt

Tom Mangatt

CEO, Indulekha Media Network

Urmimala Nag

Illustrator

Vidyun Sabhaney

Vidyun Sabhaney

Author, Illustrator

Vivek Menezes

Vivek Menezes

Writer, Photographer, Curator of Goa Arts & Literature Festival

V C Thomas

V C Thomas

Publishing Consultant