Man Booker Prize

Good, evil and poetry in between the stories

The Cosmic Destiny is about good versus evil, love versus hate, freedom versus bondage, peace versus war and silence versus noise.​

Festival to bookend all festivals

Once a year Jaipur becomes a literary wonderland, packed with people mad about the written word

Paul Beatty: Exploring race without limits

Paul Beatty touches on key issues but writes in such a way that he doesn’t have to speak for black people

Roy brings nationalists no joy

The writer-activist’s return to fiction remains as unsparing of India’s failings as her nonfiction

Paul Beatty’s Man Booker achievement a first for the United States

Authors from the country only became eligible for the award in 2014.

South Korean author scoops Man Booker prize

Author and creative writing teacher Han Kang has won the Man Booker International Prize for her novel 'The Vegetarian'.

Novel on the attempted assassination of Bob Marley makes the Man Booker long list

Jamaican author Marlon James's book, A Brief History of Seven Killings, is one of the 13 novels that made it onto the Man Booker Prize long list.

All you need to know about the Man Booker International Prizewinner

Praised by Susan Sontag and WG Sebald, Krasznahorkai's fans include a film director whose life's mission is to bring his novels to the screen.

Booker prize chief Ion Trewin dies aged 71

Journalist turned publisher, whose achievements included editing Thomas Keneally’s Schindler’s Ark, had been battling cancer since last year.

SA poet shortlisted for 6th Man Booker International Prize

Marlene Van Niekerk's "two masterpieces" detail the aggravations of the political transition in South Africa - particularly for Afrikaners.

Man Booker prize in worthy hands

Australian Richard Flanagan triumphed with The Road to the Deep North, a "magnificent novel of love and war" at the Man Booker prize.

Man Booker prize longlist announced

Despite a change in rules that sparked fears Americans would dominate the prize, the final Man Booker longlist reflects a 'vintage year' of fiction.

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MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.