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Publishers urge about-turn on decision to include American authors in Man Booker prize 
The Telegraph UK

Naipaul, Rushdie vying for one-off Golden Booker Prize

Leading Indian-origin authors like VS Naipaul and Salman Rushdie are in the run for a one-off special Golden Man Booker Prize to mark the literary award's 50th anniversary this year. The new award, launched in London today, will involve five judges whittling down titles from the past five decades which will then be put forward for a public vote to come up with an overall winner.  The Indian-origin authors in the running include Naipaul for his 1971 winner 'In a Free State'; Rushdie for ... Rediff.com, 4 days ago

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Oddity Central

Can You Spot the Mom? 40-Year-Old Mother Looks as Young as Her Teen Daughters

Photos of 40-year-old Kiyenia Booker and her two teenage daughters have recently went viral on social media, because people just can’t tell which one’s the mother.Booker, from Nova Scotia, has been posting pics of herself and her two daughters ...
 Oddity Central2 months ago

11.11, Eka, Maku: Slow fashion for a fast world

'What we do goes beyond fashion. With us, you are not buying a product, but a philosophy.' Avantika Bhuyan reports on the flag bearers of the fashion philosophy India desperately needs. Writer Arundhati Roy in an outfit by Eka, a slow fashion brand by Rina Singh.The Booker Prize winner was one of Eka's earliest customers.Photograph: @ekaco/Instagram.   As I speak with Shani Himanshu, founder of the fashion label 11.11/eleven eleven, he is heading to Mumbai international airport. For his ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
catchnews.com

Kaafi Sahi: The republic of slang

I remember vividly the period of transition — both economic and linguistic — in the 1990s, when ‘yaar’ became ‘ya’. I grew up in Allahabad. Amongst ourselves, my friends and I spoke Hindi. Not Hinglish but Hindi. We said ...
 catchnews.com3 weeks ago
Business Standard

Beyond boundaries and narrow brackets of national identities, the Empire writes back

One of the constant identities that writers are repeatedly bracketed in is their national and ethnic backgrounds. From readers to publishers to major literary awards -- the likes of the Booker and the Nobel for literature -- all take this facet into ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago

The Margaret Atwood touch: Was this the most stirring speech of Golden Globes 2018?

The author of Golden Globe-winning The Handmaid's Tale left her mark even in her absence. Author Margaret Atwood could not make it to the Golden Globes for 'health reasons'.Photograph: Alexandre Meneghini/Reuters.   In a year that will forever be remembered as the one when Hollywood's women came together in solidarity to challenge the industry's chauvinism, actress Elizabeth Moss's speech at the Golden Globes will also be remembered as one of the most stirring ones. Moss won the Golden ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Literary canary in India’s coalmine

Agence France-Presse She may have returned to publishing fiction after a two-decade hiatus, but writer Arundhati Roy says she has no plans to sheath her polemical sword anytime soon in a world where the vulnerable are still being “smashed.” Sitting in a ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

The Priyanka Chopra speech that caused India's latest outrage

The star was chosen to deliver the Penguin Annual Lecture. Priyanka Chopra delivered an address on the theme 'Breaking The Glass Ceiling: Chasing a Dream' at the Penguin Annual Lecture in New Delhi.Photograph: PTI Photo.   Priyanka Chopra may have had a dream run all the way from Bareilly to American showbiz via Bollywood, but says she is 'greedy' and doesn't want anyone telling her she can't have it all. The 35-year-old actor was invited by Penguin Random House to deliver an address ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Desperately seeking a happy ending

There is anxiety as well as high expectations in the trade, for the one Friday which cinema chains have been looking forward to. The film due this Friday is Tiger Zinda Hai. That it stars Salman Khan is comforting enough but what adds to the confidence of the ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Dec. 20

(Adds company news and futures) Dec 20 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 3points on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.05 percent ahead of the cash market open. * CARILLION: Carillion has moved the start ...
 Sify2 months ago
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