Booker Prize
World  /  Published 13.08.22

Verses put Rushdie's life at risk

A Booker Prize that catapulted him to the pantheon of global literary stalwarts to a fatwa by Iran's Supreme Leader that forced him into hiding and years of death threats, Mumbai-born author Salma...
By Yoshita Singh in New York

India  /  Published 30.07.22

Agra: Shree's event cancelled

An event to honour International Booker Prize winner Geetanjali Shree here on Saturday was called off by the organisers after a complaint was filed against the author alleging there are some objection...
By PTI in Agra

Books  /  Published 26.07.22

Booker long list unveiled

The year 2002's Booker Prize Long List has been announced, reports The Guardian. The Booker Prize for 2022 is expected to be announced in October. Described as “challenging, stimulating, s...
By Our Bureau and Agencies

World  /  Published 02.06.22

Rushdie in Queen's honours list

Salman Rushdie, the Mumbai-born author of the Booker Prize-winning novel 'Midnight's Children', leads a list of over 40 professionals and community champions of Indian-origin to be honoure...
By PTI in London

Opinion  /  Published 31.05.22

Silenced: BJP's reaction to Booker Prize

Sometimes, silence can speak a thousand words. Consider the hush that has befallen India’s right-wing political spectrum after India and the world were informed of Geetanjali Shree’s ...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 29.05.22

'Efforts to bring Hindi literature centre-stage'

The first-ever Indian winner of the International Booker Prize, Geetanjali Shree, has had a roller coaster few days since her Hindi novel Ret Samadhi' won the coveted literary honour for its Engli...
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

India  /  Published 29.05.22

Tomb of silence after Booker

The political class has been largely muted in its response to a Hindi novel winning the International Booker Prize, but what has stood out is the silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is usually...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.05.22

JNU proud of Booker-winning alumna

At a ceremony in London on Thursday, the writer said she was "completely overwhelmed" with the "bolt from the blue" as she accepted her prize, worth GBP 50,000, which was equally s...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

Read  /  Published 28.05.22

The pathbreaking tale of an Indian widow

Geetanjali Shree's novel Tomb of Sand has become the first book in an Indian language to win the prestigious International Booker Prize. Originally titled, Ret Samadhi, the novel is set in norther...

World  /  Published 28.05.22

Booker Prize for Hindi novel

A “luminous novel of India and Partition”, Tomb of Sand, has won the 2022 International Booker Prize with the £50,000 reward to be shared between the author, Geetanjali Shree, and Da...
By Amit Roy in London


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