PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2021 05:10 PM IST
Booker Prize nominee Sunjeev Sahota takes back readers to rural Punjab of the 1920s in his new novel, which is about two characters separated by more than half a century but united by blood.
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2020 07:20 AM IST
Stuart dedicated his book, which was turned down by 32 publishers before being picked up, to his mother, who died when he was 16.
Hindustan Times | By Mallika Bhagat, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 03:07 PM IST
Author Avni Doshi, whose debut book Burnt Sugar/ Girl in White Cotton has been shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction, talks about her journey before and after the recognition.
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 07:20 PM IST
Burnt Sugar is a debut novel about love between mother and daughter by Indian-origin writer Avni Doshi.
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 07:44 AM IST
The Guardian described ‘The Discomfort of Evening’ as “an unflinching study of a family falling apart in the madness of grief, rendered all the more unnerving for the childishly plain, undramatic way their compulsive behaviours are reported”.
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 10:59 AM IST
Selected from 162 novels published in the UK or Ireland between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020, the prize is open to writers of any nationality, writing in English and published in the UK or Ireland.
Mumbai | By Navneet Vyasan
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 04:02 PM IST
Lucy Ellmann, says the literary scene today is probably on ‘it’s last legs’ and the final outcome of the 2019 Booker Prize was ‘a depressing compromise’
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2019 03:37 PM IST
Atwood, who last won the prize in 2000 for ‘The Blind Assassin’, won the 2019 prize for her ‘The Testaments’, while Evaristo, the first black woman to win the prize, was awarded for ‘Girl, Woman, Other’. They will share the £50,000 prize money.
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2019 02:19 PM IST
Canadian author Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo were awarded the Booker Prize for Fiction 2019 last night in London. Read on for Atwood’s five most-loved novels you must read.
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UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2019 09:01 AM IST
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Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, London
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2019 01:56 PM IST
Past laureates have ranged from celebrated writers such as Ian McEwan and Julian Barnes to Kazuo Ishiguro and Roddy Doyle.
London | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2019 01:54 PM IST
Booker Prize winner Margaret Atwood is the bookies’ favorite to win the coveted fiction trophy again for “The Testaments,” her follow-up to dystopian saga “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
Paris | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 07:04 AM IST
The 50-year-old Booker Prize for English-language fiction is among the world’s most prestigious literary awards, handed out annually and promising a major boost for winning authors.
New York | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 11:41 AM IST
Retailers were instructed to keep The Testaments strictly under wraps until its official release on September 10, but several online customers have already received the much-anticipated novel.
London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 05:40 PM IST
Canadian author Atwood has been nominated to the six-person list for The Testaments, her hotly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale due out later this month. Rushdie, who is nominated for Quichotte, won the Booker Prize in 1981 for his book Midnight’s Children.
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 04:21 PM IST
Rushdie, a former Booker winner, is on the longlist for ‘Quichotte’, a novel to be published in September; Atwood’s ‘The Testament’ is also due to be released in September.
The New York Times | By The New York Times
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 09:03 AM IST
The richest and most eminently re-readable books of Naipaul’s fiction after “A House for Mr Biswas” include “In a Free State”, an intimate suite of stories concerned with colonialism and the vagaries of power. Set in Egypt, America, Africa and England, it won the Booker Prize in 1971.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prasun Sonwalkar, London
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2018 08:47 AM IST
Sri Lanka-born Canadian writer Michael Ondaatje’s novel The English Patient has won the Golden Man Booker.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2018 03:11 PM IST
Netflix on Friday announced that they would be producing a new series based on Salman Rushdie’s acclaimed novel, Midnight’s Children.