Donnerstag, 27. Juli 2017

Man Booker prize 2017 longlist led by Arundhati Roy's return to fiction

Twenty years after Arundhati Roy won the Man Booker prize for her debut novel The God of Small Things, the Indian author has been longlisted for the £50,000 award for her second, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness.

On a longlist thronged with literary titans, whose combined trophy cabinet would include the Pulitzer, the Costa, the Baileys, the Folio, the Impac and the Goldsmiths prizes, Roy – the only author to have won the Booker before – is listed for her novel about an Indian transgender woman, which judges called a “rich and vital book”. ... [mehr] https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/jul/27/man-booker-prize-2017-longlist-led-by-arundhati-roy-return-to-fiction

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