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Hilary Mantel vs Kate 'controversy': No reading required

Feb 20, 2013

Hilary Mantel vs Kate 'controversy': No reading required

The controversy surrounding the Booker prize novelist's speech reveals far more about the act of reading than the Duchess of Cambridge. What we read, how we read, and who decides the same. #CultureDecoder #Kate Middleton #Hilary Mantel #Catherine Duchess of Cambridge
Mantel's comments on Kate completely misguided: David Cameron

Feb 19, 2013

Mantel's comments on Kate completely misguided: David Cameron

Prime Minister David Cameron, on a trip to India, has termed as "completely misguided and completely wrong" the venomous verbal attack on Kate Middleton by British novelist Hilary Mantel. #Kate Middleton #NewsTracker #David Cameron #Hilary Mantel #Anne Boleyn
Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel calls Kate a 'shop-window mannequin'

Feb 19, 2013

Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel calls Kate a 'shop-window mannequin'

In an unusually scathing public attack on a British royal, Hilary Mantel said the princess had no personality, a "perfect plastic smile" and appears to have been designed by a committee. #Kate Middleton #TheySaidIt #Hilary Mantel #Duchess of Cambridge
Hilary Mantel leads Booker race

Oct 16, 2012

Hilary Mantel leads Booker race

Judges are choosing the winner of Britain's most prestigious literary trophy from a shortlist that includes novels set in the court of King Henry VIII and the opium dens of Mumbai. #NewsTracker #Man Booker Prize #Hilary Mantel
Jeet Thayil's Narcopolis makes it to Booker shortlist

Sep 11, 2012

Jeet Thayil's Narcopolis makes it to Booker shortlist

Noted Indian poet and writer Jeet Thayil is among 12 authors long-listed for the 2012 Man Booker Prize for Fiction worth 50,000 pounds and an assured spurt in the sales of the prize-winning book. #NewsTracker #Booker prize #Jeet Thayil #Hilary Mantel

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Jeet Thayil's Narcopolis makes it to Booker shortlist

Sep 20, 2014

Hilary Mantel: I fantasised about killing Margaret Thatcher

Author Hilary Mantel has described how she fantasised about killing Margaret Thatcher after finding herself within shooting range of the former Prime Minister. "I thought, if I wasn't me, if I was someone else, she'd be dead,"..... #Margaret Thatcher #Hilary Mantel
Jeet Thayil's Narcopolis makes it to Booker shortlist

Sep 19, 2014

Hilary Mantel reveals she fantasised about killing Margaret Thatcher

Author tells of day she spotted unguarded prime minister, who she describes as anti-feminist, 'psychological transvestite' Hilary Mantel has recalled the day in 1983 when she spotted an unguarded Margaret Thatcher from the window of her Windsor flat ... #Margaret Thatcher #Hilary Mantel
Jeet Thayil's Narcopolis makes it to Booker shortlist

Sep 20, 2014

My fantasies about killing Margaret Thatcher inspired my new short story about her assassination, says best-selling author Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel said the former PM was an anti-feminist and a 'psychological transvestite' who she imagined shooting after spotting her in an unguarded window in 1983... #Margaret Thatcher #Hilary Mantel