The 14th Raymond Crossword Book Awards

Twinkle Khanna,Chetan Bhagat, Amish Tripathi, and Shilpa Shetty make a star-studded shortlist for the 14th Raymond Crossword Book Award

The Raymond Crossword Book Award, India’s first and most prestigious Book Award, recognizes and rewards the best of Indian writing & Indian authors. 




Over the years, the awards have been equated to the Pulitzer and Booker, and are a definitive,veritable platform for Indian authors.

The awardees have always had, or risen to stature in the world of literature. 

This year, the Award has gone through a makeover, with ten categories and a lifetime achievement award. A total of 11 awards will be given on November 29, in the following three categories.

1. Popular Awards
 Fiction
 Non-Fiction

 Biography
 Business & Management 
 Health & Fitness 
 Children 


2. Jury Awards:

 Fiction
 Non-Fiction
 Translation
 Children

3. Lifetime Achievement Award .


Kinjal Shah, CEO Crossword Bookstores says, “Its that time of the year, when the whole publishing industry in India comes forward as one family to recognise its own stars. Yes, its exciting that we do have a star-studded shortlist this year and we are looking forward to seeing which author wins the most popular votes."


Also interesting is the Lifetime Achievement Category and readers are guessing who that one will be.

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About Crossword Bookstores. 

With the tagline ‘educate, entertain, enlighten’, Crossword Bookstores is India’s largest retailer of books. With 91 stores across the country. Crossword Bookstores endeavors to spread knowledge & inculcate the habit of reading.

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