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First Arabic author wins Man Booker literature prize

Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic author to win the Man Booker International prize for her novel Celestial Bodies which reveals her Omani homeland s post-colonial transformation. I am thrilled that a window has been opened to the rich Arabic culture, Alharthi, 40, told reporters after the ceremony at the Roundhouse in London. Alharthi is [ ]


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