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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
Jan 29, 2019
Ben Okri on his novel The Freedom Artist, fight for justice in society, and relationships among writersIn a conversation with Firstpost at the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2019, Man Booker Prize-winning novelist and poet Ben Okri spoke about his latest novel The Freedom Artist; the need to fight for justice in society, and the collaborative relationships within the writing community.
Dec 14, 2018
Amitav Ghosh, author of The Shadow Lines and Sea of Poppies, conferred Jnanpith AwardPreviously, Amitav Ghosh has been a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award, and his books Sea of Poppies and River of Smoke were also shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in the years 2008 and 2012 respectively
Dec 04, 2018
Jaipur Literature Festival 2019: Man Booker winner Ben Okri, Nobel laureate Venki Ramakrishnan among author line-upCo-director of the Jaipur Literature Festival, Namita Gokhale emphasized that the 2019 edition will bring to fore the importance of science, genetics, astronomy and astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and what the future holds for the planet
Jul 24, 2018
Man Booker Prize 2018 long list features Michael Ondaatje; includes graphic novel for first timeThe graphic novel that has made it to the long list of the 2018 Man Booker Prize is Nick Drnaso’s Sabrina, which the judges described as oblique, subtle and minimal
Jul 09, 2018
Michael Ondaatje's 1992 novel The English Patient voted best book to ever win Man Booker PrizeMichael Ondaatje's The English Patient won the Booker Prize in 1992. It competed with VS Naipaul's In a Free State and George Saunders' Lincoln in the Bardo for the Golden Booker
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.
Sep 13, 2017
Man Booker Prize 2017: Shortlist announced; Arundhati Roy's second novel out of raceThe authors competing for the Man Booker Prize now are Paul Auster, Emily Fridlund, Mohsin Hamid, Fiona Mozley, George Saunders and Ali Smith.
Aug 20, 2017
Man Booker Prize 2017 long-list reading guide: Kamila Shamsie's Home Fire, reviewedKamila Shamsie’s Man Booker Prize 2017 long-listed book is also perhaps her best so far — Home Fire
Aug 19, 2017
Man Booker Prize 2017 long-list reading guide: On Jon McGregor's Reservoir 13Reservoir 13 is not your average 'teenage girl goes missing in the hills near an unnamed village' whodunnit. It is a different kind of a novel.