Booker Prize

 
​Arundhati Roy: Brilliant, troubled and troubling
​Arundhati Roy: Brilliant, troubled and troubling
In the 1780s, the Dutch East India Company moved the eastern border of the Cape to the Fish River. Under European law, this act tacitly affirmed...
'I feel women should say what they think'
'I feel women should say what they think'
"I have observed that male writers tend to get asked what they think and women what they feel," she says. 
Concerns raised as Booker prize moves beyond 'Commonwealth'
Concerns raised as Booker prize moves beyond 'Commonwealth'
Zimbabwe's NoViolet Bulawayo could make history when the Man Booker prize winner is revealed on Tuesday, but the favourite, Jim Crace, fears the...
NoViolet Bulawayo makes Man Booker Prize longlist
NoViolet Bulawayo makes Man Booker Prize longlist
The longlist for the prize, one of the English language's top fiction awards, names 13 writers from seven countries.
Finding peace after the terror of war
Finding peace after the terror of war
THE GARDEN OF EVENING MISTS by Tan Twan Eng (Myrmidon)
SA author makes Booker Prize longlist
SA author makes Booker Prize longlist
The list contains four debuts. Hilary Mantel, whose book Bring up the Bodies is a sequel to the Booker-winning Wolf Hall, is the...
Barnes a unanimous choice for Booker
Barnes a unanimous choice for Booker
British novelist Julian Barnes finally won the literary prize that has eluded him on three previous occasions when he was presented with the Man...
Insults and rivalries ahead of Booker Prize announcement
Insults and rivalries ahead of Booker Prize announcement
It has insults, rivalries and bitter accusations. The battle for Britain's most prestigious literary award is proving to be a page-turner.
The burden of memory
The burden of memory
In his family memoir-cum-meditation on mortality, ­Nothing to Be Frightened Of, Julian Barnes admits that he and his brother disagree...
SA's Damon Galgut nominated for Booker Prize
SA's Damon Galgut nominated for Booker Prize
South African author Damon Galgut has been nominated for a Booker Prize for his novel, In a Strange Room alongside Australian author Peter...
Booked for pleasure
Booked for pleasure
The Man Booker Prize did not exist in 1968, when envious glances were thrown across the English Channel at France's Prix Goncourt. A mere 18 years...
Best of the Booker
Best of the Booker
Salman Rushdie's epoch-making novel Midnight's Children is the best-ever winner of the Man Booker (literary) prize, according to a public...

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