August 27, 2020 5:01 pm
The novel begins with a young girl, Jas, angry for not being allowed to accompany her brother to ice-skating. In a rage, she wishes death upon him. And then, the hastily-thought wish comes true. He dies
August 26, 2020 10:12 pm
The coveted honour is given annually to a book translated to English and published in the UK or Ireland. The award money is divided between the author and the translator.
April 02, 2020 6:26 pm
Every year, the International Booker Prize is awarded to a book published in UK or Ireland and translated in English. This year, the books have been translated from Spanish, German, Dutch, Farsi and Japanese.
October 16, 2019 8:05 am
2019 Booker prize winners: The chair of judges, Peter Florence quipped: “We tried voting, that didn’t work...There’s a metaphor for our times”.
May 22, 2019 1:06 pm
Celestial Bodies, a compelling tale of love and heartbreak, written in Arabic, is posited in the Omani village of al-Awafi and traces the lives of sisters: Mayya, Asma and Khawla.
April 10, 2019 10:40 am
Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk, who scooped last year's Booker Prize for fiction, was named among five female nominees for this year's prestigious literary award.
September 20, 2018 7:14 pm
This year, Daisy Johnson, 27, is one of the youngest in the running for the Man Booker Prize. The others include Anna Burns, Esi Edugyan, Rachel Kushner, Richard Powers, and Robin Robertson.
May 23, 2018 9:30 am
Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for fiction Tuesday with ``Flights,'' a novel that charts multiple journeys in time, space and human anatomy.
May 23, 2015 4:10 am
Man Booker International Prize winner László Krasznahorkai’s work is driven by a relentless intensity that captures the terrifying beauty of the here and now.
May 24, 2013 3:03 am
AUTHOR UR Ananthamurthy became the first Indian to have made it to the list of finalists for the Man Booker International Prize this year.