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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,......

Ananthamurthy loses out to US author in Booker race

Well-known Kannada author U R Ananthamurthy, the only Indian to be shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2013, on Wednesday lost the prestigious award to American writer Lydia Davis.......

A tribute to Subir Raha, leader extraordinaire

The former ONGC chairman's passion for everything that he set out to do was such that he would settle for nothing short of being the best, says Sudhir Bisht.It was when my friend Somesh sent me an......

An IIT-ian who dreams of a greener world

Unlike a typical IIT-ian, white-collar jobs did not hold much attraction for Shripad Dharmadhikary. Which is why having passed out from IIT Bombay with a BE in Mechanical Engineering in 1985, he......

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......

Meet Ang Lee's leading man

A teenager from Delhi, with no previous acting experience, has bagged the lead role in Ang Lee's forthcoming film Life of Pi, an adaptation of Canadian author Yann Martel's Booker Prize......

How Facebook came to be

Aseem Chabbra review The Social Network.An American friend told me this story. Another friend of his came home one night, drunk after a lot of hard partying, and started viewing profiles of blond......

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......

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Q. Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome...your views
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Q. First Indian woman to win the Booker Prize ____?
Nauty:  A. In our western culture today success is frequently associated with monetary achievements and/ or material possessions. There are some that may...... more

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Q. Who is the author of the Man Booker Prize winning book The Inheritance of Loss ?A. Jhumpa Lahiri B. Arundhati Roy C. Kiran Desai D. Anita Desai
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. I am a robot man more

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'UK prince refused to back Salman Rushdie over Satanic Verses fatwa'

Prince Charles had turned his back on India-born Salman Rushdie after a fatwa was issued against him for his controversial novel 'The Satanic... ...

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Wizard of the Written Word

For the author of Narcopolis, the novel shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2012, the metropolis is home. I have always lived in cities pretty... ...

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Tale That Only Connects

E.M. Forster was one of the great novelists of the 20th century, but his delicately wrought novels seem to have fallen out of fashion. He is... ...

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Jhumpa Lahiri's 'The Lowland' Shortlisted for Top UK Prize

Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian American novelist Jhumpa Lahiri's Lowland has been shortlisted for this year's Baileys Prize, the UK's only annual... ...

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