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Man Booker International Prize 2007

June 30, 2007


 CHINUA ACHEBE                                               (courtesy: REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski) Chinua Achebe, the Nigerian novelist, was awarded the Man Booker International Prize 2007. He surpassed the nominees like Margaret Atwood, Dorris Lessing, Michael Ondaatje, Philip Roth, Salman Rushdie. The judging panel consisted of Elaine Showalter, Nadine Gordimer and Colm Tóibin. This prize is an international literary award given every two […]