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Booker prize


Elizabeth Strout, Leila Mottley up for Booker fiction prize

July 28, 2022 10:00 am

British fantasy author Alan Garner, on the list for “Treacle Walker,” is the oldest-ever Booker nominee at 87.

Tomb of Sand's Booker win has brought South Asian literature into world's purview, says author Geetanjali Shree

July 11, 2022 1:28 pm

"It is a book about partitions of many different kinds," she said, adding that the award-winning novel can't be boxed into a definite category

'Tomb of Sand', Geetanjali Shree and Daisy Rockwell's International Booker Prize-winning novel, traces a storied past and the futility of borders

June 04, 2022 10:35 am

The transformative journey of its octogenarian protagonist is told through a polyphony of voices, deftly translated by Rockwell for a global audience

Award-winning 'Tomb of Sand' to be published in US in 2023

June 03, 2022 11:39 am

“Tomb of Sand” was first published in 2018 and released in English translation in 2021. HarperVia has acquired it for the U.S. market.

Geetanjali's Booker opens news vistas for Hindi writers

May 30, 2022 9:38 am

"Tomb of Sand" – originally titled "Ret Ki Samadhi" – is the first Hindi work translated to English to have received the coveted recognition

Express View | Geetanjali Shree's story

May 28, 2022 8:56 am

It is emblematic that a novel that speaks of the fallacy of boundaries should win an award that honours a work in translation

Explained: The Booker Prize, one of the most coveted literary awards in the world

May 27, 2022 7:38 pm

The Booker Prize is one of the best-known literary awards for fiction writing in English, including both novels and collections of short stories. It was first awarded in 1969.

International Booker Prize: Who is Geetanjali Shree and what is her book 'Tomb of Sand' all about?

May 27, 2022 11:56 am

Born to a civil servant father, Shree was raised in various towns of Uttar Pradesh, and it was the lack of English books options for children that made her connection with Hindi language strong

Geetanjali Shree and Daisy Rockwell’s International Booker win brings Indian literature in translation into focus

May 28, 2022 2:13 pm

'Tomb of Sand' is the first book in any Indian language to win the prestigious annual award

'Moment of pride': Wishes pour in as Geetanjali Shree's 'Tomb of Sand' becomes first Hindi novel to win International Booker Prize

May 27, 2022 11:26 am

"This is a big boost to the literary translations in India and 'Tomb of Sand' showcases the depth and richness of literature in various languages of India," the Sahitya Akademi wrote on Twitter