Tue, 14/05/2013 - 07:45
Philip Hensher's Scenes from an Early Life (Fourth Estate) has won the £10,000 2013 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize.
The book, a semi-fictional account of the childhood of Hensher's Bengali husband, was praised as "an unostentatious tour de force" by judge Margaret Drabble. Author Julia...
Thu, 10/05/2012 - 09:52
Jonathan Cape has two authors on the shortlist of the £1,000 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize this year, which is awarded annually to "a book of the highest literary merit evoking the spirit of a place".
Thin Paths by Julia Blackburn and Edgelands by Paul Farley and Michael Symmons Roberts (...
Tue, 29/04/2008 - 14:23
Graham Robb has won the Ondaatje Prize for his The Discovery of France (Picador). The £10,000 prize was awarded by Sir Christopher Ojdaatje last night at The Travellers Club in London.
Also shortlisted were On Brick Lane by Rachel Lichtenstein (Hamish Hamilton); Darkmans by Nicola Barker (Harper Perennial...