Friday, Dec 09, 2022

Man Booker International Prize


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

Who is International Booker Prize winner Marieke Lucas Rijneveld and what is the book about?

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

International Booker Prize 2020 announced: The Discomfort of Evening by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld wins

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.

International Booker Prize 2020 announced; check out which books made it

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.

Explained: Why the Booker Prize was shared this year

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”.

Man Booker International prize announced; Jokha Alharthi wins for Celestial Bodies

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.

Women dominate shortlist for Man Booker International Prize

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.

2018 Man Booker Prize shortlist out: All you need to know about the six novels

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.

Poland's Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker Prize 2018

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.

Living in the Present

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.