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Perumal Murugan

Perumal Murugan’s novel ‘Pookkuzhi’, also known as ‘Pyre’ in English, has been nominated for the International Booker Prize 2023 longlist. The book has made history by becoming the first Tamil novel to receive this recognition. The novel is set in rural Tamil Nadu during the 1980s and explores caste-based violence through the elopement of a ..




Bernardine Evaristo becomes first black woman to won 2019 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

In London, Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo have jointly won the prestigious 2019 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for their novels – ‘The Testament’ and ‘Girl, Woman, Other’, respectively. The pair will split the literary award’s £50,000 prize money equally. The Booker rules say the prize must not be divided, but the judges insisted they ..


The English Patient novel wins 2018 Golden Man Booker Prize

‘The English Patient’, the wartime love story by Michael Ondaatje, has won the Golden Man Booker Prize at the closing event of the Man Booker 50 Festival in Royal Festival Hall at Southbank Centre in London on July 8, 2018. The prize was instituted to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Man Booker prize. The ..