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Monday, April 19, 2021



American Library Association awards Carnegie medals to McBride, Giggs

February 06, 2021 10:05 am

With a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York the library association established the award in 2012 with winners in each category receiving 5000 Previous honorees include Donna Tartt Doris Kearns Goodwin and Colson Whitehead

Anthology features tales from Indian subcontinent

January 17, 2021 12:08 pm

The stories in this selection titled "The Banyan and Her Roots" were originally published in the "The Equator Line" magazine over the past eight-nine years

Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist announced; Hilary Mantel, Jenny Offill make the cut

April 22, 2020 11:48 am

The Women’s Prize for Fiction is considered one of the most reputed and illustrious literary prizes in the UK.

Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist announced. Hilary Mantel's latest makes the cut

March 03, 2020 5:04 pm

The award is in its 25th year, and is regarded very highly. The shortlist will be announced on April 22, and the winner will be awarded on June 3 in London.

JCB shortlist 2019 announced: Debut authors Roshan Ali, Madhuri Vijay make the cut

October 04, 2019 3:30 pm

The JCB Prize for Literature is presented each year to a distinguished work of fiction by an Indian writer, as selected by the jury.

The novel is one of our last democratic spaces: Turkish writer Elif Shafak

July 21, 2019 9:29 pm

The 47-year-old Turkish writer Elif Shafak on her new novel, the questions literature must raise and the muzzling of writers and artists in her country.

A real fiction on acid attacks: Let me tell you what fear is

January 16, 2015 12:22 pm

It was my son who carried me softly into rooms I had locked forever.

Kingsolver wins Orange prize for fiction

June 10, 2010 8:46 am

Prominent American writer Barbara Kingsolver has won this year's Orange Prize for Fiction with her sixth novel,The Lacuna.