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Oct 15, 2019
Booker Prize 2019 jointly awarded to Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo for patriarchy-dismantling novelsBernardine Evaristo is the first black woman to win the Booker Prize, while Atwood has previously won for 2000's The Blind Assassin.
Oct 13, 2019
Peter Handke wins Nobel Prize in Literature: Even after Arnault affair, the Swedish Academy just can’t get it rightInstead of cribbing about the backlash, the Swedish Academy should have picked a worthier candidate than Peter Handke.
Oct 11, 2019
Peter Handke Nobel Prize row: Choice of 2019 Literature Laureate prompts criticism from Salman Rushdie, Albanian PM Edi RamaPeter Handke's Nobel Prize for Literature 2019 win has been embroiled in controversy and backlash, since in the past, he had publicly suggested that Sarajevo’s Muslims were responsible for their own massacre, later blaming the Serbs. Many shared their discontent on Twitter.
Oct 01, 2019
Midnight's Children: Vishal Bhardwaj reveals his Netflix adaptation of Salman Rushdie's novel has been put on holdVishal Bhardwaj was roped in to serve as the showrunner of Netflix's adaptation of Midnight's Children.
Sep 15, 2019
Quichotte book review: Salman Rushdie struggles to bring the sprawling satire to lifeRushdie has continued in quasi-fantastic, magical-satirical vein but his new novel Quichotte is a development in that it is not positioned as magical realism but explicitly as satire. Whatever ‘magic’ is in evidence is decidedly authorial conceit.
Sep 03, 2019
Booker Prize Shortlist 2019: Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood among authors nominated for literary honourFormer Booker winners Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood are in the running for the literary honour for Quichotte and The Testaments respectively.
Sep 01, 2019
Books of the week — From Salman Rushdie's Quichotte to Assam: The Accord, The Discord, our picksOur weekly roundup of books that should be on your radar.
Aug 16, 2019
Not much to celebrate on 15 August owing to atrocities in Kashmir, claims novelist Salman RushdieSalman Rushdie, an international British-Indian novelist also took to the microblogging site to express his views on Kashmir. He said that there 'isn't much to celebrate on 15 August' owing to the atrocities happening in the state.
Jul 24, 2019
Booker Prize Longlist 2019: Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie among those nominated for literary awardAlso nominated for the Booker is Lucy Ellmann for Ducks, Newburyport which consists of a single sentence, a stream-of-consciousness written over a 1000 pages.
Feb 11, 2019
30 years after fatwa, author Salman Rushdie says he doesn't want to hide, admits 'things are fine now'Like a kind of reverse Valentine, Tehran renewed the fatwa year after year. Rushdie, who some say is the greatest writer India has produced since Tagore, spent 13 years living under a false name and constant police protection