The Guardian view on Hilary Mantel: a glorious original

Dame Hilary Mantel's great historical trilogy, Wolf Hall, earned her two Booker prizes. She was forging funny and politically mordant novels from such unlikely material as the inadequacies of social services and the moral and spiritual bankruptcy of organised religion in a north of England backwater.
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6 days ago

Tomb of Sand’s Booker win has brought South Asian literature into world’s purview, says author Geetanjali Shree

Geetanjali Shree’s Hindi novel Ret Samadhi won the International Booker Prize. It is a transformative saga of an octogenarian woman's search for the past. Shree was in the national capital to partake in a celebratory interaction with journalist and translator Poonam Saxena.
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2 months ago