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Kannada author loses out to American in Booker race

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 22:33

Kannada author UR Ananthamurthy, the only Indian to be shortlisted for Man Booker Prize 2013, lost prestigious award to American writer Lydia Davis.

Sourav Ganguly takes a dig at Salman Rushdie`s visit cancellation

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 21:48

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly took a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the controversy surrounding Booker prize-winning author Salman Rushdie`s cancelled visit to Kolkata.

Indian writer Jeet Thayil on Man Booker shortlist

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 23:48

Indian writer Jeet Thayil`s first novel `Narcopolis` has made it to the six-author short list for the Man Booker Prize 2012.

Jacobson wins UK Man Booker Prize

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 09:57

British author Howard Jacobson was the surprise winner of the Man Booker Prize on Tuesday for `The Finkler Question`, the first comic novel to scoop one of the English-speaking world`s most coveted literary awards.

The world goes Booker-ish!

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 07, 2009, 00:57

Booker is as fickle as Lady Fortune and as rewarding! There is only one thing very sure about the award, the fact that it is completely unpredictable.