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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.
Oct 15, 2014
India-born author Neel Mukherjee loses Booker Prize to Richard FlanaganIndia-born British author Neel Mukherjee lost out on the 2014 Booker Prize to Australian novelist Richard Flanagan, who won the prestigious literary prize.
Sep 16, 2014
An extract from Neel Mukerjee's Booker-shortlisted 'The Lives of Others'Here's the beginning of The Lives of Others, which has been shortlised for this year's Man Booker Prize.
Feb 13, 2014
Arundhati Roy flays Penguin for withdrawal of The Hindus in open letterArundhati Roy has penned an open letter to the publishing house denouncing them for caving in to demands for the withdrawal and pulping of Indian issues of Wendy Doniger's The Hindus: An Alternative History.
Oct 17, 2012
Hilary Mantel wins 2nd Booker Prize for 'Bring Up the Bodies'British writer Hilary Mantel won the prestigious Booker literary prize for a second time Tuesday with her blood-soaked Tudor saga Bring Up the Bodies, which the head of the judging panel said had "rewritten the book" on historical fiction.