Three outstanding books by Penguin Random House India is in the running for the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize.
We That Are Young by Preti Taneja, Temporary People by Deepak Unnikrishnan and How To Travel Light have been shortlisted for the prize.
Meru Gokhale, Editor-in-Chief, Literary Publishing, said: ‘We couldn’t be more delighted with the news. Today’s debuts are tomorrow’s virtuosos. Whether it’s Preti Taneja’s sprawling Shakespearean canvas, Deepak Unnikrishnan’s interconnected tales of belonging, or Shreevatsa Nevatia’s deep inner probings, these are books that showcase the human spirit, and Penguin Random House India is privileged to have published them.’