Indian author Jeet Thayil's debut novel Narcopolis featured among five novels shortlisted for Man Asian 2012.
Hilary Mantel is favored to win the 50,000 pound ($82,000) Booker Prize with 'Bring Up the Bodies'.
India's Jeet Thayil is also in the running for his debut book Narcopolis.
Jeet Thayil's first novel 'Narcopolis' has made it to the six-author shortlist for the Man Booker Prize 2012.
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