Booker Prize

Scottish writer Douglas Stuart whose debut novel was rejected by 32 publishers wins Booker

The novel’s sweep, vivid characters and unflinching look at poverty have been compared to the work of Charles Dickens, but Stuart said it was rejected repeatedly before being finally published.

published on : 20th November 2020

I wrote the novel through observations and curiosity about Pune, says Writer Avni Doshi

Dubai-based writer Avni Doshi has reason to celebrate.

published on : 13th September 2020

Jury breaks rules, Booker Prize awarded jointly to Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo; Rushdie misses out

This was the fifth time that Salman Rushdie was shortlisted, including the 1981 win where he bagged the award for "Midnight's Children".

published on : 15th October 2019