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The desi roman à clef

"I read Glenarvon too, by Caro Lamb/ Goddamn!" In 1816, when the Lady Caroline Lamb published her infamous roman clef, Glenarvon, Lord Byron's response summed up his dismay at discovering the......

Mahasweta Devi in Man Booker long list

For decades, the admirers of the Bengali novelist Mahasweta Devi have been saying that she should be a major contender for the Nobel Prize. But since her books are not widely translated she remains......

Jhumpa Lahiri No.1 on NYT best-seller list

With most major American newspapers and magazines hailing Jhumpa Lahiri's second story collection Unaccustomed Earth as a terrific and soul-moving reading, there were natural expectations that it......

Desai, Mishra on New York Times' Top 100 books

Six weeks after winning the Man Booker Prize for her second novel, The Inheritance of Loss, Kiran Desai is hardly out of the news. She appeared with her mother, the novelist Anita Desai, last week......

Ismail Kadare wins the Man Booker

\nNoted Albanian poet and novelist Ismail Kadare has won the first-ever Man Booker International Prize, thus gaining recognition as one of the world's finest writers. \nThe 69-year-old Kadare was......

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Q. what is Rabbit,run novel by John updike's all about?
:  A. RABBIT, RUN, John Updike's highly acclaimed saga of desire and regret, first published in 1959, introduces Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom, a typical...... more

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Bad Sex Award 2014

When his hand brushed her nipple it tripped a switch and she came alight. He touched her belly and his hand seemed to burn through her. He... ...

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Can I compare thee to... a lightbulb? Okri wins 'bad sex' award

By By | Reuters 8 minutes ago LONDON (Reuters) - Nigerian author Ben Okri won this year's Bad Sex in Fiction Award on Wednesday for a new book... ...

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Writers Phil Klay and Evan Osnos win top National Book Awards

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Phil Klay and Evan Osnos were given the top prizes at the 65th National Book Awards, among the most prestigious literary... ...

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'Life is too short for traffic'

Image: Chaitanya Dinesh Surpur P atience is something you admire in the driver behind you and scorn in the one ahead. Mac McCleary It... ...

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Novelist Dubus now looks homeward after gritty memoir

2:38pm IST NEWBURY Mass. (Reuters) - Andre Dubus III put his faded hometown of Haverhill, Massachusetts, on the map of modern literature with... ...

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