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What Amitav Ghosh said at Dan David prize ceremony

Unperturbed by criticisms over accepting the prestigious Dan David prize, noted Indian author Amitav Ghosh has said that he is "equally disappointed by those running this campaign of......

Reject Dan David Prize: Activists to Amitav Ghosh

A host of pro-Palestine activists has urged eminent writer Amitav Ghosh not to accept the Tel Aviv-based Dan David Prize.Many organisations, particularly, the British Committee for the Universities......

Chinua Achebe wins 2007 Man Booker Prize

Nigerian-born Chinua Achebe, considered the father of modern African writing, has won the second Man Booker International Prize worth 60,000 pounds, edging out, among others, Indian-born Salman......

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......

'All my characters are flawed, often terribly so'

From the time Lakshmi leaves home in Ceylon to Malaya at the beginning of the last century, her life becomes an unending struggle. Her husband, many years older thanher, cannot give her the comfort......

Lincoln leads BAFTA 2013 nominees

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln dominates the 2013 nominations for the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA). The American historical drama film earned 10 nominations including Best Film, Best Actor for......

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......
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