Category Archives: Man Booker Prize

The Literary Indian

When writer-journalist Manu Joseph won The Hindu Fiction Award last year for his novel Serious Men he remarked half-jokingly, “In India, the novel is being received very well. As long as it doesn’t win the Booker… Most Indian books that have won … Continue reading

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Jaipur Diaries- Listening to J.M. Coetzee

Jaipur Diaries– The Old Woman and the Cats Listening to J.M. Coetzee at the Jaipur Literature Festival In an article in the Magazine Littéraire, French writer Véronique Ovaldé recounts the fifty hours she spent in the company of Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez, who … Continue reading

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Man Booker Prize- the Book or the Author?

Interestingly, no such epithet was printed on the cover of a similar but newer edition on another website. The series of events led me to conclude (pardon if I sound a little like Sherlock Holmes) that someone at the renowned publishing … Continue reading

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