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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......

Award-winning writers, thinkers, Nobel Laureates to attend Jaipur Lit fest

Two Nobel Laureates, four listed writers of this year’s Man Booker Prize, Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists, winners of Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, Crossword Prize and film stars......

Eleanor Catton wins Man Booker Prize for The Luminaries

New Zealand author Eleanor Catton has become the youngest Man Booker winner in the prize's history for her novel The Luminaries. The 28-year-old Catton is just the second New Zealander to win the......

Will Jhumpa Lahiri bag the Booker?

The £50,000 Man Booker Prize will be announced on Tuesday. The Indian-American author is in the fray for her new book ‘The Lowland’, but what are her chances?   A mere......

Jhumpa Lahiri's 'The Lowland' in Man Booker shortlist

Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri has made it to this year's Man Booker Prize shortlist for her new book The Lowland, an intimate portrayal of two brothers set in Kolkata of the 1960s. Her tale,......

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......

What actually saved the rupee?

Primarily external factors and an unconventional intervention by Reserve Bank of India provided the timely relief, notes Arvind Subramanian The near-crisis witnessed this year will be the subject......

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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