In London(London) is the first novel written by Chetana Maroo, a writer of settled Indian origin ‘Western Lane’ Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2023. Born in Kenya, Maru has written this novel set in a British Gujarati milieu.
It uses the sport of squash as a metaphor for complex human emotions Gopi (Gopi) is an 11-year-old girl who revolves around her family.
Chair of the Booker Prize 2023 judging panel, Canadian novelist Esi Edugyan announced the shortlist in London on Thursday. Edugyan said Chetana’s work would be aptly called a sports novel.
Sarabern Stein(Sarabern Stein) ‘Study for Obedience’, ‘If I Survive You’ by Jonathan Escoffery, ‘The Other Eden’ by Paul Hoarding, ‘Prophet Song’ by Paul Lynch, ‘The Bee Sting’ by Paul Murray have been shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2023, the jury has announced. The award will be presented to the winner at a ceremony to be held in London on November 26. A cash prize of 50,000 pounds will be given. With a prize of 2,500 pounds Also receive a bespoke bound edition.
Thus contributing to the increase in sales of the book worldwide.
If not, it is known that two writers of Indian origin have been shortlisted for the British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding Award for the year 2023. They are from the UK. Nandini Das( Nandini Das ), identified as Chris Manjapra from the US.
A total of six authors including them have been shortlisted for the award. Under this award, 25000 dollars will be given. Nandini Das, who was born in India, for the book ‘Courting India: England, Mughal India and the Origins of Empire’. He was shortlisted for the British Academy Prize for his book ‘Long Death of Slavery and the Failure of Emancipation’.