Two-time Booker Prize-winning British novelist Hilary Mantel has died

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Hilary Mantel has long communed with ghosts, those in history who inhabit her novels, her Irish Catholic ancestors, the children she never had. The success of the works of the British novelist was very real. Unforgettable characters His latest book, the conclusion of his trilogy “The Advisor” on the tumultuous life of Thomas Cromwell, chief … Read more

Novelist Salman Rushdie stabbed in the neck on stage – BBC News BBC Homepage

Novelist Salman Rushdie stabbed in the neck on stage

By Sam Cabral BBC News, Washington August 12, 2022 Photo credit, Getty Images Author Salman Rushdie, who suffered years of Islamist death threats after writing The Satanic Verses, was attacked onstage in New York state. This article is likely to be updated The Booker Prize winner, 75, was speaking at an event at the Chautauqua … Read more

123 years after the birth of the novelist Ernest Hemingway | Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954

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This Thursday, July 21, is the 123 years since the birth of the writer and journalist Ernest Hemingwayone of the most recognized American writers in history, whose adventurous life full of excesses influenced his literary production, which earned him the Nobel Prize in 1954. Hailed as one of the most emblematic figures of the “Lost … Read more

The Moroccans of the ”Booker”… Perspectives from the novelist Abdelmajid Sebbata and the literary critic Oussama Seghir

Interview by Abdelatif Abilkassem (MAP) Rabat – The International Prize for Arab Fiction “Arab Booker”, which is this year in its 15th edition, the winner of which will be announced on May 22, has seen in recent years an increasingly strong presence of Moroccan works, many of which have were selected on the long and … Read more

Irish novelist Anna Burns wins prestigious Man Booker Prize

Irish novelist Anna Burns wins prestigious Man Booker Prize

The British writer, born in Belfast in Northern Ireland, was awarded the coveted literary prize, which each year crowns the best work of fiction in the English language, for his novel Milkman. Anna Burns on Tuesday became the first Irish novelist to win the Man Booker Prizea prestigious literary prize awarded each year to the … Read more

Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah receives Nobel Prize for Literature

Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah receives Nobel Prize for Literature

The 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded this Thursday, October 7 to the Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah, the Nobel committee announced from Stockholm. The jury praised his work “Empathetic and uncompromising of the effects of colonialism and the plight of refugees caught between cultures and continents”. He succeeds the poet Louise Glück, awarded last … Read more

Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah wins Nobel Prize in Literature

The novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah, born in Tanzania and living for years in the United Kingdom, won the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday, as announced by the Swedish academy. Gurnah, who grew up on the island of Zanzibar but came to England as a refugee in the late 1960s, was awarded for his writing “empathetic … Read more

Tsitsi Dangarembga, dissident novelist and feminist from Zimbabwe

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With her new novel, “This Mournable Body”, the Zimbabwean, Tsitsi Dangarembga is in the running this year for the prestigious Booker Prize, the English equivalent of the Goncourt Prize. It is a powerful novel which tells the descent into hell of postcolonial Zimbabwe. The announcement in July of the first selection of works shortlisted for … Read more