Gulf Times - Booker-prize
Booker Prize winner Evaristo hopes to build ties with African and British readers

Booker Prize winner Evaristo hopes to build ties with African and British readers

Author Bernardine Evaristo hopes her Booker Prize-winning novel will help to alter perceptions of black British people among African readers and Britons she sees as grappling with heightened racial tension.

Omanis praise compatriot for 'historic' Man Booker literature prize

Omanis praise compatriot for 'historic' Man Booker literature prize

Omanis on Wednesday hailed writer Jokha Alharthi's "historical achievement" and praised her for bringing "honour" to their Gulf nation after she became the first Arab author to win the Man Booker International prize.