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UPSC Current Affairs – 24-05-2019

In news:

Omani author JokhaAlharthi is the winner of the 2019 Man Booker International Prize for her novel Celestial Bodies (Story of slavery)

In brief:

  • The first Arabic author to win the Man Booker International prize.
  • The work tells the coming-of-age story of three sisters in an Omani village, and was originally published in Arabic.
  • Celestial Bodies also delves into the subject of slavery in Oman, which was only outlawed in 1970.

Man Booker Literature Prize:

  • The Man Booker Prize is the leading literary award in the English speaking world, and has brought recognition, reward and readership to outstanding fiction for five decades.
  • As of 2016, the Man Booker International Prize will be awarded annually for a single book, translated into
    English and published in the UK.

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