Tomb Of Sand
People  /  Published 18.09.22

Trust and a sense of shared purpose behind success: Daisy Rockwell on ‘Tomb of Sand’

How do you tackle translating a book which deals in more than one dialect of the language?  It’s tricky, but basically most Hindi books are like that. I have many different techniques for ...
By Rohan Datta

Events  /  Published 18.09.22

Listeners and tellers of stories: Geetanjali Shree speaks to Arunava Sinha

At the beginning of the session, Shree had held the audience captive with her electrifying reading of a portion of Ret Samadhi, both from the original and from Rockwell’s translation, thereby gi...
By Nayantara Mazumder

People  /  Published 18.09.22

Into the world of words

Born in Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh, Geetanjali wrote her first story while travelling on a train She did her PhD in Social and Intellectual Trends in Colonial India: A study of Premchand at MS Universit...
By Farah Khatoon

India  /  Published 31.07.22

Booker winner's felicitation off

A felicitation scheduled in Agra on Saturday for Booker-winning Hindi author Geetanjali Shree was abruptly cancelled after a complaint was lodged with police and tweeted to chief minister Yogi Adityan...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.22

Writing set free

Borders are where two worlds meet, not diverge. This is how Geetanjali Shree’s novel,  Ret Samadhi, translated from the Hindi into English by Daisy Rockwell under the title, Tomb of Sa...
By The Editorial Board

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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