The NEW YORK CITY BIG BOOK AWARD 2019, recognized the book titled “BOMBay, Tryst with Terrorist” – authored by Soni Shalini in the category of Thriller as a Distinguished favorite.
The competition is judged by experts from different aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters. Selected award winners and Distinguished Favorites are based on overall excellence.
Soni is a Life coach, she keenly observers her surroundings, very passionate to help others and strongly believes in the power of positivity.
She has written this book to shed some light upon a different perspective, breaking the age-old myth that "every Muslim is a terrorist". BOMBay is not just a story of one boy Shadab, but of umpteen Muslims who have been charge sheeted, held guilty, made prisoners for life, hanged or simply harassed, day in and day out for being a Muslim. The system such as police, judiciary, media and people at large fail to bring into light the real villains taking into custody innocent Muslims at times in the name of terrorists. They are brutally tortured and system fails to acknowledge their innocence.
Soni Shalini said "It's an honor to be a part of this prestigious award program” She further adds, “How long the innocents will face the bar? How long the innocent will be hanged in the name of Muslim? When we fail to bring the masterminds to the gallows and out of vengeance, we browbeat any innocent Muslim. Is the action justified? – I’ve tried to convey this message through my book BOMBay.”
The NEW YORK CITY BIG BOOK AWARD 2019, achieved worldwide participation. Book submissions streamed in from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America. Cities across the globe such as Bangkok, Cape Town, London, Los Angeles, Nagaski and New York were represented in the 2019 entries. Winners were recognized globally from Australia, Cambodia, Canada, England and the United States of America. The competition is judged by the experts from different aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters. Selected New York City Big Book Award Winners and Distinguished Favorites are based on overall excellence.
“BOMBay, Tryst with Terrorist” is available for purchase on amazon.in
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