Howard Jacobson

  • 'Top award-winning writers at Jaipur lit fest' January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: A star-studded lineup of international writers, including Commonwealth Prize winner Aminatta Forna from Sierra Leone, Booker Prize winner Howard Jacobson and Orange Prize winners Linda Grant and Madeline Miller, will lend glamour to the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival Feb 24-28. Commenting on the international line-up Friday, festival co-director and...
  • Howard Jacobson wins Booker Prize October 13, 2010

    London: British writer Howard Jacobson won the prestigious Booker Prize on Tuesday with his philosophical comedy "The Finkler Question," beating five other writers, including two-time winner Peter Carey and the bookies' favorite, Tom McCarthy. Jacobson, who had been on the long list twice for the 50,000 pounds ($ 80,000) prize but...