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Saturday, Jan 18, 2020

Booker prize

Nov 21, 2019 16:01
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’ read more
Oct 15, 2019 14:41
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. read more
Oct 15, 2019 14:17
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. read more
Oct 15, 2019 09:00
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you at 9 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. read more
Oct 14, 2019 13:55
Past laureates have ranged from celebrated writers such as Ian McEwan and Julian Barnes to Kazuo Ishiguro and Roddy Doyle. read more
Oct 14, 2019 13:51
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.” read more
Oct 14, 2019 13:01
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. read more
Sep 06, 2019 11:41
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. read more
Sep 05, 2019 17:40
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... read more
Jul 24, 2019 16:21
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. read more
Aug 12, 2018 23:52
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,... read more
Jul 10, 2018 08:46
Sri Lanka-born Canadian writer Michael Ondaatje’s novel The English Patient has won the Golden Man Booker. read more
Jun 29, 2018 15:10
Netflix on Friday announced that they would be producing a new series based on Salman Rushdie’s acclaimed novel, Midnight’s Children. read more
Apr 15, 2018 08:40
On the 50th anniversary of the Booker Prize and the 21st year of India’s first win, a view of India’s literary landscape. read more