Booker Prize 2021: Damon Galgut's Booker Prize-winning novel 'The Promise' is a bleakly funny portrait of the Swart family who are the descendants of Dutch settlers and are desperately trying to hold onto their farm and status in post-apartheid South Africa.
Tsitsi Dangarembga, the author of the book ‘Nervous Conditions’, was arrested in 2020 while she was protesting and taking a stand against corruption. She was also shortlisted for Booker Prize 2020 for her work, ‘This Mournable Body’.
The novel written by David Diop tells the story of two Senegalese soldiers fighting for France during World War 1. When one, Mademba, is killed in the war, the other, Alfa, descends into ever greater madness and violence.
From Legion of Merit Award to PM Modi to Delhi Crime becoming the first Indian series to win the International Emmy award, go through the list of achievements, awards, books, rankings of the year 2020.
In the book, Sharapova explores in detail her pivotal matches and illuminates the relationships that have shaped her―with coaches, best friends, boyfriends, and Yuri, her coach, manager, father, and most dedicated fan, describing with honesty and affection their oft-scrutinized relationship.
The publisher says that the tone and tenor of the book will be informal and conversational as it states why it is important to prioritise knowledge over marks, and how to take responsibility for the future.
Ganesh Devy, the author of the book, The Crisis Within, says that the ability to ask meaningful questions is not at the centre of educational processes, though a few exceptional institutions and individuals in the system do this.