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‘It would be great if writers are judged on their writing and not what people think’: Monica Ali 

Brick Lane author Monica Ali on her recent visit to Bangladesh, expectations and assumptions people have from a woman of colour and what her forthcoming novel has in store for readers

Published on 15th December 2019
Canadian author Margaret Atwood (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Booker panel rips up rulebook; Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo share top fiction prize

Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo split the Booker Prize, after the judging panel ripped up the rulebook and refused to name one winner for the prestigious trophy.

Published on 15th October 2019

Tribute: Toni Morrison was a 'literary mother to generations of writers, especially black women'

When author Angela Flournoy was asked to dress as her favourite literary character for a magazine shoot four years ago, she knew how to look the part...

Published on 7th August 2019

Steve Cannon, cultural icon and founder of A Gathering of the Tribes, dies at 84

Steve Cannon, a writer, visual artist, gallery owner and patron of multiculturalism, has died.

Published on 16th July 2019
Ben Okri

The walk of life: Nigerian Booker-winner Ben Okri on poetry, his mother’s stories, and a new novel

Booker Prize winner Ben Okri from Nigeria chats about poetry, his mother’s stories, and a new novel that’s already being hailed as the year’s finest.

Published on 16th July 2019
Anna Burns and Patrick Radden Keefe won the Orwell Prize 2019

Anna Burns’ Milkman, Patrick Radden Keefe's Say Nothing win the Orwell Prize 2019

The awards were announced on June 25, on the occasion of George Orwell’s birth anniversary, at University College London.

Published on 26th June 2019
Jokha Alharthi

Omani author Jokha al-Harthi is first Arabic-language writer to win Booker International Prize

Omani author Jokha al-Harthi won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize on Tuesday for "Celestial Bodies".

Published on 22nd May 2019
Salman Rushdie (Photo: IANS)

Salman Rushdie's new novel Quichotte inspired by Spanish Don Quixote

Spanish classic "Don Quixote", which remains the most-translated book in the world after the Bible, has inspired a new novel by Man Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie.

Published on 18th April 2019
Jaipur Literature Festival 2019

Festival report: Jeffrey Archer, Ben Okri, Shashi Tharoor, Manisha Koirala and others light up Jaipur Lit Fest 2019

With a focus on subjects ranging from war, politics and climate change to gender, science and technology, mythology, cinema, activism and more, the 12th edition of JLF offered new perspectives

Published on 1st February 2019
Arundhati Roy finds racial insult in Mammootty film Abrahaminte Santhathikal, says there is no point

Arundhati Roy finds racial insult in Mammootty film Abrahaminte Santhathikal, says there is no point in criticising

Author and Man Booker Prize winner Arundhati Roy, in a recent interview, revealed that she found an instance of racial insult in the 2018 Mammootty film Abrahaminte Santhathikal.

Published on 7th January 2019

Anna Burns wins Man Booker Prize for Milkman

Judges unanimous in the choice of Northern Irish winner for ‘utterly distinctive’ Troubles-era novel.

Published on 19th October 2018

Graphic novel debuts in the Man Booker Prize 2018 longlist

This year's Man Booker Prize longlist captures a world on the brink, says Kwame Anthony Appiah, Chair of the 2018 judges.

Published on 24th July 2018
Michael Ondaatje Man Booker Prize

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje wins the Golden Man Booker Prize

The Golden Man Booker winner was revealed at the closing event of the Man Booker 50 Festival in Royal Festival Hall at Southbank Centre.

Published on 9th July 2018
Olga Tokarczuk

Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker Prize 2018 for Flights

Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for fiction for Flights, a novel that charts multiple journeys in time, space and human anatomy.

Published on 23rd May 2018
Anuradha Roy

War, nationalism and trees shape All The Lives We Never Lived by Anuradha Roy

Hachette India will release All The Lives We Never Lived by Anuradha Roy on 14 May 2018. 

Published on 4th May 2018

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