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Booker Prize 2020 longlist: Hilary Mantel, Avni Doshi among 13 writers contending for the literary award
Arts & Culture

Booker Prize 2020 longlist: Hilary Mantel, Avni Doshi among 13 writers contending for the literary award

Eight of the nominees are for first novels — an unusually high number for the Booker Prize.

From Zadie Smith to Kevin Kwan, 2020 has exciting new titles by bestselling international authors lined up
Lifestyle

From Zadie Smith to Kevin Kwan, 2020 has exciting new titles by bestselling international authors lined up

With a slew of bestselling international authors announcing new titles for late 2020 or the first half of 2021, there will at least be a few good books to keep us company in our socially distanced lives.

Hilary Mantel's last instalment in the Cromwell trilogy, The Mirror & the Light, to release in March 2020
Life

Hilary Mantel's last instalment in the Cromwell trilogy, The Mirror & the Light, to release in March 2020

Hilary Mantel's first two Cromwell novels, Wolf Hall (2009) and Bring Up the Bodies (2012), each won the Man Booker Prize.

Hilary Mantel, Michael Ondaatje, George Saunders among contenders for best Man Booker Prize winner
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Hilary Mantel, Michael Ondaatje, George Saunders among contenders for best Man Booker Prize winner

Britain’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.

Hilary Mantel vs Kate 'controversy': No reading required
World

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.

Mantel's comments on Kate completely misguided: David Cameron
World

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.

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

Hilary Mantel leads Booker race
Life

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.

Jeet Thayil's Narcopolis makes it to Booker shortlist
Life

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.

Jeet Thayil on 2012 Man Booker long-list
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Jeet Thayil on 2012 Man Booker long-list

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.