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Booker Prize-winning novel Shuggie Bain to be adapted for television

December 04, 2020 1:04 pm

A24 and Scott Rudin Productions have got the rights to adapt the award-winning novel for television

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

Booker Prize 2020: What is Douglas Stuart's Shuggie Bain all about?

November 20, 2020 4:51 pm

Stuart's novel is a tightly-cut portrait of the working class but at its heart weaves a heart-rending tale of a family struggling to survive, and surviving as a struggle. It is also about children loving damaged parents and grappling with past to come to terms with their present.

Booker Prize 2020: Douglas Stuart wins for debut novel Shuggie Bain

November 20, 2020 10:35 am

This year also witnessed the participation of former President of the US Barack Obama as well as former Booker Prize winners: Kazuo Ishiguro, Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo.

Indian-origin author Avni Doshi's 2020 Booker Prize race edges to a close

November 19, 2020 6:43 pm

The Booker Prize ceremony this year will be very different due to the coronavirus pandemic lockdown. The organisers say that the innovative and globally accessible 2020 winner ceremony without walls will be broadcast from London's Roundhouse.

Avni Doshi makes it to Booker shortlist: 3 reasons why you should read her Girl in White Cotton

September 16, 2020 10:23 pm

Here are three reasons you should not miss out on Girl in White Cotton.