L&C-Silhouette Subscribe
The L&C-Silhouette Basket
L&C-Silhouette Basket
A hand-picked basket of cherries from the world of most talked about books and popular posts on creative literature, reviews and interviews, movies and music, critiques and retrospectives ...
to enjoy, ponder, wonder & relish!

Jhumpa Lahiri’s ‘The Lowland’ Gets Shortlisted for Man Booker

September 16, 2013 | By

Jhumpa Lahiri’s ‘The Lowland’ Gets Shortlisted for Man Booker

Indian American author, Jhumpa Lahiri whose debut short story collection, Interpreter of Maladies (1999), had won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, has now got her latest novel – The Lowland – shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker prize.

Her novel, The Namesake (2003), has already been adapted into a critically acclaimed movie with the same name. Directed by Mira Nair, The Namesake (movie) has Tabu and Irrfan Khan in the lead. U.S. President Barack Obama appointed Jhumpa Lahiri as a member of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities.

To be announced on October 15, The Booker Prize winner will receive £50,000 while the other shortlisted authors will be awarded with £2,500 each, along with a hard-bound edition of their book.

The list of authors whose works have been shortlisted include:


Creative Writing

Got a poem, story, musing or painting you would like to share with the world? Send your creative writings and expressions to editor@learningandcreativity.com

Learning and Creativity publishes articles, stories, poems, reviews, and other literary works, artworks, photographs and other publishable material contributed by writers, artists and photographers as a friendly gesture. The opinions shared by the writers, artists and photographers are their personal opinion and does not reflect the opinion of Learning and Creativity emagazine. Images used in the posts (not including those from Learning and Creativity's own photo archives) have been procured from the contributors themselves, public forums, social networking sites, publicity releases, Morguefile free photo archives and Creative Commons. Please inform us if any of the images used here are copyrighted, we will pull those images down.

Learning & Creativity is your one stop resource for all that is associated with encouraging learning and creativity in children, teens and even adults. Learning & Creativity offers the finest literary works, tips, advice, art work, art supplies, books, book reviews, movie info… and more!
All Posts of Learning And Creativity Desk

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *