Her publisher called Mantel "one of the greatest English novelists of this century" whose works are considered "modern classics" and who will be "greatly missed".
Hailed as "extraordinarily funny" despite confronting traumatic events, the book is centred around an 80-year-old widow's experiences during the subcontinent’s 1947 partition into India and Pakistan.
Ignored for centuries, the presence of Muslims are prominent in the oeuvre of one of Britain’s most quintessential figures.
The British-Sudanese author's writing deeply resonates with diasporic Muslims, particularly Muslim women who feature in her books as central characters.
From Maya Angelou to Fahmida Riaz, a number of female writers and poets have championed the cause of women using the power of the pen.
He is the second writer of colour from sub-Saharan Africa to win the biggest literary award.
As Afghanistan returns to the rule of Taliban, online chatter reveals the pivotal role of fiction plays in shaping narratives and the public imagination about invaded “other”.
Allegations of sexual assault and harassment that began with a single tweet about novelist Hasan Ali Toptas have shaken Turkey’s literary world with a #MeToo moment as scores of women speak out.
The Ara Guler Museum has reopened after being closed for months due to the pandemic. It now offers two exhibits: one that brings together a famous photographer with a prominent Turkish writer, and the other comprises photos of Istanbul.
The first chapters of the fairy tale were published on The Ickabog website on Tuesday.
In 1956, confidante Emily Hale donated the letters, written to her by author and poet T S Eliot, under an agreement they wouldn't be opened until 50 years after either of their deaths and after the latter.
Communist authorities in then-Czechoslovakia banned Kundera's books and stripped him of citizenship after the publication of a book in which he called then-Czechoslovak president Gustav Husak "the president of forgetting."
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