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Veteran Urdu writer Intizar Husain passes away

Legendary Urdu fiction writer, novelist, columnist and poet Intizar Husain passed away in Lahore, Pakistan. He was 93. He was the first Pakistani and the first Urdu writer ever to be nominated for the prestigious literally award Man Booker International Prize for fiction. About Intizar Husain Born on December 7, 1923 at Dibai in Bulandshahr ..



Anuradha Roy wins 2016 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Indian writer Anuradha Roy has won the on the prestigious $50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature for her novel ‘Sleeping on Jupiter’. She was awarded with prize and a unique trophy by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Colombo. Her novel Sleeping on Jupiter deals with the subject of violence against women with ..


Kate Atkinson wins 2015 Costa Novel Award

The British writer, Kate Atkinson has won the 2015 Costa novel award for her novel “A God in Ruins”, the companion her previous novel to ‘Life After Life’. With this, she became the first British author to receive a Costa prize three times. Earlier she had won it for Life After Life (2013) and Behind ..