The ‘Man Booker Prize’, a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel (written in English and published in the UK) is generally assured international renown and success.
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The prize is of great significance for book sales.
This year, two British-Pakistani authors, Mohsin Hamid and Kamila Shamsie, have been nominated for the prize.
Hamid belongs to the city of Lahore, while Kamila belongs to Karachi.
Hamid received a lot of appreciation for his phenomenal books through numerous awards in the past years. His second novel, ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’, is an international best-seller.
Shamsie’s outstanding work includes ‘Kartography’, her third novel, which became a hit world-wide.
We are so proud of both of you writers!