Ananthamurthy loses Man Booker International Prize to Lydia Davis2 min read . Updated: 23 May 2013, 01:15 AM IST
U.R. Ananthamurthy was contending for the prize alongside Intizar Husain from Pakistan and Aharon Appelfeld from Israel among others
Renowned Kannada writer U.R. Ananthamurthy lost to American Lydia Davis in the final round of the £60,000 Man Booker International Prize on Wednesday. In a ceremony at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, a panel of judges, headed by eminent writer and academic Sir Christopher Ricks, picked the winner from a shortlist of ten chosen from around the world.
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