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Daribha Lyndem’s book on JCB prize longlist

Shillong, Sept 6: Author Daribha Lyndem’s book Name, Place, Animal, Thing has been long listed for the JCB Prize for Literature 2021.

The storyline is set in Shillong where Daribha, a central government official based in Mumbai, grew up.

Zubaan, the publisher of the book, tweeted on Monday, “We are thrilled to announce that Daribha Lyndem’s  Name, Place, Animal, Thing  has been longlisted for the 2021 JCB Prize for Literature. This book has overcome the many publishing hurdles caused by the pandemic to become one of our bestselling novels. It is an honour to have its journey recognised by a leading Indian literary award. We’d like to thank @thejcbprize  for presenting us with this opportunity.”

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