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Apr 01, 2019
TM Krishna, Githa Hariharan, Hemant Divate on signing appeal urging citizens to 'vote out hate politics'With the 2019 elections fast approaching, writers, filmmakers and artists such as Girish Karnad, TM Krishna, Urvashi Butalia, Shanta Gokhale and Anand Teltumbde among others have signed this appeal to all citizens to vote for an India that 'renews the promises made by our Constitution.'
Mar 01, 2019
Booker prize to now be sponsored by Silicon Valley billionaire Michael MoritzAfter 18 years of being referred to as the Man Booker Prize, the award will now once again be recognised as the Booker prize from 1 June, when the Man Group's sponsorship ends
Aug 17, 2018
VS Naipaul's 86th birth anniversary: From In a Free State to A House for Mr Biswas, a study of the author's themesOverall VS Naipaul wrote more than 30 books, and was one of the first winners of the Booker Prize, now Britain's leading literary award, in 1971 for "In A Free State".
Aug 13, 2018
VS Naipaul dies at 85: The Nobel laureate is gone, but is the man still redeemable?VS Naipaul – a writer who spoke of fractured postcolonial worlds with piercing honesty – shall himself be condemned to fractured memory and posterity.
May 27, 2018
Hilary Mantel, Michael Ondaatje, George Saunders among contenders for best Man Booker Prize winnerBritain’s Hilary Mantel, Canada’s Michael Ondaatje and American author George Saunders are among five contenders for the title of greatest-ever winner of the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction.
Feb 12, 2018
David Grossman, Booker Prize winner and critic of Israel's Palestine policy, wins country's top prize for literatureGrossman, who won the 2017 Man Booker International Prize for fiction, will receive the Israel Prize on Independence Day in April.
Oct 06, 2017
Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize for Literature: Novelist wanted to become rock star before drifting into writingIshiguro is perhaps best known for The Remains of the Day, which secured him the Booker Prize for Fiction in 1989
Oct 03, 2016
19 years after The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy announces her second novelThe Ministry of Utmost Happiness will be Arundhati Roy's second work of fiction, and is being published by Penguin India
Jan 22, 2016
Writers should stay away from activism: says Booker Prize winner Marlon James at Jaipur Lit FestWriters run the risk of didacticism if they turn into activists, says Marlon James, the first Jamacian to win the Booker Prize in 2015.
Oct 14, 2015
Jamaica's Marlon James wins Booker Prize for ‘vivid’ novel on Bob Marley’s attempted murderMarlon James became the first Jamaican winner of the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday with a vivid, violent, exuberant and expletive-laden novel based on the attempted assassination of Bob Marley.