PTI reports: Noted Indian author Amitav Ghosh has won the prestigious Dan David Prize for his remarkable reworking of the great tradition of the Western novel in transnational terms. The one million dollar award is a joint international enterprise endowed by the Dan David Foundation and headquartered at Tel Aviv University. The Dan David Foundation was … More By Gosh, its Ghosh!
In what can be described as a shot in the arm for the publishing industry in India, Four Indian authors have been nominated for this year’s Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. The Commonwealth Writers’ Prize is sponsored and administered by the Commonwealth Foundation with the support of the Macquarie Foundation in the Europe , South Asia, South East Asia … More Ain’t nothing common about this
The judging panel for the 2010 Man Booker Prize for Fiction was announced on Wednesday 9 December 2009. Full details here. From wikipedia: The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, also known in short as the Booker Prize, is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original full-length novel, written in the English language, by a citizen … More 2010 Man Booker Prize