Jul 31, 2021 07:10 AM IST
The author’s third novel tells the stories of a young woman in 1920s Punjab, and of her great-grandson who arrives from Britain.
- Jul 27, 2021 12:05 PM IST
Founded in 1969, the Booker Prize has a reputation for transforming writers’ careers, and was originally open to British, Irish and Commonwealth writers. Eligibility was expanded in 2014 to all novels in English published in the UK.
- May 21, 2021 11:10 AM IST
Ismail Kadare’s 'The Palace of Dreams' is an allegory of a totalitarian state that examines the dreams of every citizen. It’s both an murky mirror of former circumstances and a far-seeing fable of mass surveillance.
- Jan 24, 2014 04:31 PM IST
It is important to have such festivals around the country because it gives everyone access to such events
- Apr 04, 2013 09:40 AM IST
German-born screenwriter and novelist Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, the only person to win both an Oscar and a Booker prize and lived in Delhi for 25 years, died on Wednesday.
- Feb 08, 2011 08:20 AM IST
British novelist Beryl Bainbridge, shortlisted five times for the coveted Booker Prize for fiction but never a winner, will finally be honoured with a special "Best of Beryl" award, organisers said on Tuesday.