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Hungarian author edges out India's Amitav Ghosh to bag Man Booker prize

Hungarian author Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won Britain’s prestigious Man Booker International prize for his achievement in fiction as he edged out India’s Amitav Ghosh and eight others......

Amitav Ghosh among 10 finalists for Man Booker prize

Amitav Ghosh on Tuesday emerged as the only Indian author among 10 finalists for this year's Man Booker International Prize for his contribution to the English language writing. Kolkata born,......

36 US lawmakers to attend Modi's MSG event

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, US Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker from New Jersey and US Congressmen Steny Hoyer (Maryland), Ami Bera and Ed Royce (California) Elliott Engel, Joe......

Neel Mukherjee's novel in Booker Prize shortlist

Kolkata-born British author Neel Mukherjee's latest novel The Lives of Others, set in troubled Bengal of the 1960s and centres around a dysfunctional family, has been shortlisted for the......

Salman Rushdie awarded Pen Pinter prize

Indian-born Booker Prize winning author Salman Rushdie was on Friday named the winner of this year’s prestigious Pen Pinter prize for his outstanding literary output and support for freedom......

Four years to manhood

What do Citibank India head Sanjay Nayar, ABN Amro CEO Romesh Sobti, HSBC India head Niall S Booker, United Western Bank CEO Satish Marathe, Lord Krishna Bank managing director R M Nayak and Laxmi......

PIX: The Who's Who in Deepa Mehta's Midnight's Children

As Deepa Mehta's screen adaptation of Saman Rushdie's iconic Booker-winning novel Midnight's Children gets ready to be screened at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, we introduce......

The book that Barack Obama enjoyed reading

Spanish-born Canadian author Yann Martel first shot to fame with the Life of Pi, which won him the 2002 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. Almost a decade later, the 300-some page fantasy adventure......

The White Tiger to be adapted as film

Aravind Adiga's The White Tiger, the Man Booker Prize-winning novel about class tensions in India has been optioned for a film adaptation by a distinguished Hollywood producer. The paperback......

Rushdie's Booker crown in danger

Noted writer Salman Rushdie is in danger of losing his crown.According to an article inThe Guardian,Man Booker is celebrating it's 40th anniversary by pitting 41 Booker prize winners against each......

'Royal families are very sensitive'

The movie Brick Lane, based on the Booker-nominated novel by Monica Ali, has won critical praise and courted controversy at the same time.We caught up with Satish Kaushik, who played one the......

Roy Keane teams up with author Roddy Doyle for memoir

Booker Prize-winning author Roddy Doyle, creator of some of Ireland's most renowned characters, will tackle one the country's best known when he teams up with Roy Keane to write the former......

Spotted: WWE superstar King Booker

Reader Akshay Kumar Rumalla sent us this picture from Houston.\n'I am Akshay from Houston. I spotted WWE superstar King Booker. He was sitting right next to me during the Houston Rockets vs Denver......
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Insider tricks to plan a cheap last-minute vacation

() A group of friends jump into a lake. Did spring come and go before you had a chance to plan a summer vacation? Is looking at friends... ...

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In search of the zoo

Comment · print · T T T+· T- While Yann Martel's Booker Prize-winning Life of Pi of 2001 introduced its readers to the relaxed pace of... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/puducherry/in-search-of-the-zoo/article7388605.ece?ref=tpnews
An allegorical tale

Magnus Mills, the bus-driving English author, has written eight novels and The Restraint of Beasts from among them has been shortlisted for the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/487453/an-allegorical-tale.html
'When it Comes to the Stories I Write, the Intention is to Provoke'

Novelist and short-story writer Shinie Antony speaks to Supriya Sharma about her new book. Excerpts: Why the title The Orphanage for Words? The... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/lifestyle/books/When-it-Comes-to-the-Stories-I-Write-the-Intention-is-to-Provoke/2015/07/04/article2898998.ece
Flood of Fire is a fitting closure to his opium trilogy

Flood of Fire, the final novel in Amitav Ghosh's opium-centred trilogy which began with Sea of Poppies (2008), has all the qualities one has come... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/books/book-review-amitav-ghosh-s-flood-of-fire-is-a-fitting-closure-to-his-opium-trilogy/article1-1365755.aspx

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