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Golden Man Booker Prize: Salman Rushdie and four other Indian-Origin authors in the running

Salman Rushdie (Photo by Hannelore Foerster/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

Salman Rushdie and four other Indian-origin authors are in the running for the Golden Man Booker Prize, a special one-off award that is being launched to mark the literary award’s 50th anniversary. Along with Rushdie, four other Indian-origin authors are in the running for this award. They are V.S. Naipaul for In a Free State (1971); Arundhati Roy for The God of Small Things (1997); Kiran Desai for The Inheritance of Loss (2006); and Aravind Adiga for The White Tiger (2008). The special award will honour the best work of fiction from the last 50 years of the prize, putting all 51…

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