Indiaplaza.in, India’s largest online bookstore recently announced it’s annual book awards – The Indiaplaza Golden Quill, an award for the best Indian authors. The awards were given away for the category of English fiction and translations. Two awards- one chosen by a team of jury members consisting of Ms.Mahasweta Devi, Ms.Anita Nair, Sir Mark Tully, Ms.Shanta Gokhale – The Indiaplaza Golden Quill critic’s choice and The Indiaplaza Golden Quill reader’s choice, chosen by an online voting system set up on the Indiaplaza website were given away in August 2008.
‘Naked In the Wind’ by Brinda Charry ( Penguin India publication)won the critic’s choice and ‘If God Was a Banker’ by Ravi Subramanian (Rupa Publication) won the readers’ choice award.
for more details about the award go to http://www.indiaplaza.in/goldenquill