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BOOKER PRIZE NEWS

International Booker Prize: Judges for next year announced

July 14, 2021 3:36 pm

As per the norm, International Booker Prize encourages works in translation. The winning money of £50,000 is divided equally between the author and the translator.

David Diop wins International Booker Prize; know what 'At Night All Blood Is Black' is all about

June 03, 2021 12:41 pm

Through the broken prism of mortality, the book raises questions about morality, examines what constitutes an enemy, and eggs us on to reckon if the difference is, in fact, manufactured

David Diop wins International Booker Prize with WWI story

June 03, 2021 11:05 am

British author Lucy Hughes-Hallett, who chaired the judging panel, said the “hypnotically compelling” book was both “appalling” and poetic, “entering the reader’s consciousness at a level that bypasses rationality and transcends the subject matter.”

International Booker Prize 2021 shortlist announced; check it out

April 23, 2021 10:20 am

The winner will be announced on June 2, 2021. The event will be an online ceremony from Coventry UK City of Culture. The winning amount of £50,000 will be divided equally between the author and the translator

International Booker Prize 2021 longlist announced; find out who made the cut

March 30, 2021 2:24 pm

This year -- helmed by judges like writer Aida Edemariam; author Neel Mukherjee; professor Olivette Otele; and poet, George Szirtes -- the list constitutes an expansive list complete with translations

Booker prize winner Bernardine Evaristo is coming up with her memoir in October

March 28, 2021 11:49 am

Titled 'Manifesto', it will chart her literary and personal journey

Booker finalist Sunjeev Sahota pens multigenerational saga

March 19, 2021 2:17 pm

Sahota, author of Ours Are the Streets and The Year of the Runaways, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Dylan Thomas Prize, says he is delighted that his new novel is with Penguin Random House India.

Booker Prize judges for 2021 announced

December 16, 2020 2:30 pm

In July, the ‘Booker Dozen’ of 12 or 13 books will be announced. This will be followed by a shortlist of six books in the autumn. The winner will be announced in November 2021

Douglas Stuart hopes Booker win helps working class writers

November 25, 2020 5:39 pm

Stuart has won critical praise for the way he looks at addiction poverty and dashed dreams unflinchingly but with tenderness and humour.

'So well deserved'! Avni Doshi, other writers congratulate Booker 2020 winner Douglas Stuart

November 20, 2020 12:23 pm

Scottish politician Nicola Sturgeon also took to social media to express her wishes for the win