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Man Booker 2012: contenders


The winner of the most prestigious award for fiction among the Commonwealth is Hilary Mantel. Here is a brief introduction to the short-listed authors and their works.




To me, as a little boy growing up in the ’70s, S.D. Burman was just R.D. Burman’s father. Yes, R.D. who sang “Mehbooba mehbooba” in the epochal Sholay and preceded it with Yaadon ki Bara... »

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FLAVOURS FROM THE SOUTH Sumeet Nair, Meenakshi Meyyappan and Jill Donenfeld at the book launch. Photo: M. Karunakaran

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