Michael Ondaatje Named in Man Booker Prize Long List

Canadian author Michael Ondaatje has again made the Man Booker Prize list with his latest novel “Warlight,” weeks after his book “The English Patient” was named the best work of fiction from the last five decades of the literary prize. 
Organizers announced the 13 books in the long list for the prestigious award, chosen from 171 submissions this year, the highest number of titles that have been put forward in the prize’s 50-year history. 

Source- The Guardian

Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018- 
  • Ondaatje’s “The English Patient,” which won the Booker in 1992 was named the winner of the Golden Man Booker winner, a special award to mark Booker’s 50th anniversary.