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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 ..., 1 month ago

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The man who said no to Salman Rushdie

Meet 75-year-old Manmauji Mishra, one of Hindi film's iconic comedian in a candid interview with Yogesh Pawar
 DNA1 month ago

My book predicted Trump's election: Rushdie

Indian-born British author Salman Rushdie has said his book "The Golden House" predicted the election of US President Donald Trump although he was sure of Hillary Clinton winning.Rushdie, winner of the Hans Christian Andersen prize in 2013, was participating ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Why Modi and his bhakts despise Nehru

'It is perhaps a sense of intellectual inadequacy, of an ingrained inferiority complex born of the years when the BJP languished in the margins of Indian politics and society that, when faced with the soaring ideas about Indian pluralism, the Hindutva camp turns its face so resolutely against Nehru,' says Amulya Ganguli.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ On par with the saffron brotherhood's animus towards Muslims is its dislike of Jawaharlal Nehru. As much was clear from, first, the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

The past was another country

PM Modi invoked memories of Partition in his speech to Parliament this week. 'Where children are told soothing bedtime tales, our daily fare were stories of the bloodshed my family had witnessed, scenes, my father said, of the sewers turning red and the overpowering stench of corpses,' remembers Sunil Sethi. IMAGE: In this photograph taken on September 27, 1947, at the Kingsway refugee camp in Delhi, children help themselves to the rice provided for their meal. Photograph: ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

She was the 'Grandmaster of Science Fiction'!

1929-2018: The life and legacy of Ursula K Le Guin in her own words. Ursula K Le Guin at the 2014 National Book Awards.She has inspired authors like Salman Rushdie and Neil Gaiman.Photograph: Robin Marchant/Getty Images.   Ursula K Le Guin, the award-winning science fiction and fantasy author who has inspired authors like Salman Rushdie and Neil Gamon, passed into the ages on January 22. She was 88. In a career that began in the 1960s and spanned decades, Le Guin published over 20 novels, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Now the ‘Padmaavat’ tangle reaches out to Jaipur Lit Fest: Karni Sena threatens to stop Prasoon Joshi from attending

A day after the Supreme Court stayed ban on the release of controversial Bollywood movie “Padmaavat” in four states, including Rajasthan, the Rajput Karni Sena has vented its anger against Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Prasoon ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago Will disrupt Jaipur Lit Fest if CBFC chief participates: Karni Sena  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Crossword book awards: Karan Johar, Sudha Murty, Sadhguru win big!

The country’s oldest book awards saw some interesting wins. Karan Johar (above) is used to hosting, and winning at, award shows but this one, confesses the King of Gab, was a little different. It is his first award for the first book he wrote. And, in the process of winning the Crossword popular award for best biography, he pipped Rishi Kapoor’s Khullam Khulla, Rekha: The Untold Story, Driven: The Virat Kohli Story and Medha Bhaskaran’s biography of Chhatrapati Shivaji, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Twinkle Khanna to address the Oxford Union with a special screening of Akshay Kumar’s Pad Man

Akshay Kumar is gearing up for his next release Pad Man that is still a week away from hitting screens. But the actor is currently on a whirlwind tour promoting the film across the country. Well, now adding a little more to the hype is Akshay’s wife and ...
 Bollywood Hungama1 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 Chronicle2 months ago
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