Scottish author Douglas Stuart wins Booker Prize for ‘Shuggie Bain’

Scottish author Douglas Stuart on Thursday was awarded the 2020 Booker Prize for his acclaimed debut novel “Shuggie Bain,” set in his home city of Glasgow

In this handout image released by the Booker Prize on 19 November 2020 Winning Author Douglas Stuart speaks on screen at The 2020 Booker Prize Awards Ceremony, broadcast in partnership with the BBC, at the Roundhouse in London.

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Happy Birthday to the King of Mystery

It is Stephen King’s birthday today, 21 September. King of the horror genre, he is the only author in history to have more than 30 books become No.1 bestsellers

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'Irreplaceable' stolen books recovered in Romania

Romanian prosecutors said Friday they had recovered around 200 centuries-old stolen books which disappeared from storage in Britain in 2017, including works by Galileo Galilei, Isaac Newton and Dante ...

An Iraqi man reads a book at a shop in the Howeish book market in the holy city of Najaf, 150 kilometres (95 miles) south of Baghdad, on 16 August 2018. Photo: AFP

HC stays copyright order over Masud Rana books

The High Court has stayed for one month the decision of Copyright Office Bangladesh that gave copyright of 260 books of Masud Rana series and 50 books of Kuasha series to theirs ghostwriter Sheikh ...

HC stays copyright order over Masud Rana books

Debutants dominate in Booker longlist

Eight debut novelists came up against veterans Hilary Mantel and Tsitsi Dangarembga when Britain unveiled a US-dominated longlist of finalists Tuesday for its revered Booker Prize

Canadian author Margaret Atwood poses with her book `The Testaments` during the photo call for the authors shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction at Southbank Centre in London on 13 October 2019.

In echo of Mao era, China's schools in book-cleansing drive

As schools reopened in China after the COVID-19 outbreak, they have thrown themselves into a nationwide exercise to remove books deemed politically incorrect, deepening Chinese president Xi Jinping's ...

A man poses for pictures at a booth of China's President Xi Jinping books displayed at the China International Import Expo (CIIE), at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, China on 7 November 2018

Books are my lifeline during quarantine

Books are a lifeline to young Adrita and she have quite a few recommendations...

Books are my lifeline during quarantine

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Helpful handbook on COVID-19

‘Companion Handbook COVID-19: A Case Based Approach’, published in Dhaka this month, is primarily for frontline clinicians who can share the collective experience of over 50 authors from three ...

Helpful handbook on COVID-19

US judge criticises Bolton but denies blocking his book

A US judge denied on Saturday a request by the Trump administration for an injunction to block publication of a book by Donald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton that alleges the ...

National security adviser John Bolton listens as US president Donald Trump holds a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, US, on 9 April 2018
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