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Here’s looking at the 16 covers longlisted for the Oxford Book Cover Prize

The 16 books that made the cut include Shazi Zaman’s Akbar, Pranay Lal’s Indica, Sabyn Javeri’s Nobody Killed Her, among others.

books Updated: Dec 01, 2017 16:57 IST
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Hindustan Times
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The shortlist will be out at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival in January, and the winner will be announced at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2018.(Oxford Bookstore Facebook)

The ‘Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize’, now in its third year, announced its longlist for 2017 on November 30. The 16 books that made the cut include Shazi Zaman’s Akbar, Pranay Lal’s Indica, Sabyn Javeri’s Nobody Killed Her, among others.

Here’s looking at the covers in the running for the final prize:

Title: Achanak Ek Kavita
Author: Vishwajeet
Designer: Mugdha Sadhwani - Gloworm Creations
Publisher: Yatra Books

Title: Akbar
Author: Shazi Zaman
Designer: Puja Ahuja
Publisher: Rajkamal Prakashan

Title: Enter the Dangal
Author: Rudraneil Sengupta
Designer: Trinankur Banerjee
Publisher: Harper Sports

Title: Himalaya
Author: Ruskin Bond, Namita Gokhale
Designer: Maithili Doshi Aphale
Publisher: Speaking Tiger

Title: The House That Spoke
Author: Zuni Chopra
Designer: Devangana Dash
Publisher: Penguin Books

Title: Indica - A Deep Natural History Of The Indian Subcontinent
Author: Pranay Lal
Designer: Gunjan Ahlawat
Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

Title: The Mewar - Ramayana
Author: J P Losty and Sumedha V Ojha
Designer: Sneha Pamneja
Publisher: Roli Books

Title: Mr Iyer Goes to War
Author: Ryan Lobo
Designer: Emma Ewbank
Publisher: Bloomsbury India

Title: Music Masti Modernity
Author: Akshay Manwani
Designer: Saurabh Garge
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers India

Title: Nobody Killed Her
Author: Sabyn Javeri
Designer: Saurabh Garge
Publisher: HarperCollins Fourth Estate

Title: Ramayana In Rhyme
Author: Kairavi Bhrat Ram, Ananya Mittal
Designer: Vandana Bist and Suvidha Mistry
Publisher: Scholastic India

Title: The Saga of Muziris
Author: A Sethu Madhavan/ Prema Jayakumar
Designer: Misha Oberoi
Publisher: Niyogi Books

Title: Vashinda@Teesri Duniya
Author: Pankaj Mishra
Designer: Shoeb Shahid (Parwaz Creation)
Publisher: Rajkamal Prakashan

Title: Walking with Nanak
Author: Haroon Khalid
Designer: Haitenlo Semy
Publisher: Westland Publications Ltd

Title: White Crane, lend me your wings
Author: Tsewng Yishey Pemba
Designer: Misha Oberoi
Publisher: Niyogi Books

Title: Zindaginama
Author: Krishna Sobti
Designer: Bonita Vaz-Shimray
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers India

The longlist was selected by a five-member jury comprising of heritage hotelier Aman Nath, art critic Alka Pande, artist Dayanita Singh, publisher Namita Gokhale and the director of Apeejay Surrendra Group Priti Paul.

The shortlist will be out at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival in January, and the winner will be announced at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2018.

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First Published: Dec 01, 2017 16:43 IST