His novel 'The Sellout' is a satire based on race and class conflict in the United States.
Paul Beatty's "The Sellout," a stinging satire of race and class in the United States, has won the Man Booker Prize -- the first time an American has taken the prestigious fiction award.
Indian lyricist-playback singer Swanand Kirkire and British Bangladeshi writer Tahmima Anam will be among the speakers at the upcoming Jaipur Literature Fest (JLF).
Bob Dylan's silence about the Nobel Prize puts a question mark on his appearance at the award ceremony in Sweden scheduled in December.
Based on the life of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and his extended family and friends, Daughters of Jorasanko tries to capture several vignettes of Bengali society and its culture of that era.
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The prize is named after dynamite inventor Alfred Nobel and has been awarded since 1901 for achievements in science, literature and peace in accordance with his will.
Twinkle Khanna’s debut book Mrs Funnybones was one of the bestsellers last year.
Claudia Hammond stresses that her book is not one of the many on "what to do with money or how to make it", or about the "evils of money, consumerism and capitalism", which "undoubtedly bring their problems", or arguing that money "necessarily sullies us".