The writer was shortlisted for the Booker Prize nominees for the third time. The first two were in 2003 and 2010. And this year Gelgut was awarded the most prestigious title of Booker Prize winner and received 50 thousand pounds.
The Promise is his ninth novel, which tells the story of the decline of a South African family in the four decades since the apartheid era. According to the plot, the family promises to give the black maid their house and the land on which he stands, but each time he postpones his word.
Jury Chairman Maya Yasanoff called the novel a "demonstration of strength."
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An unpacked 1996 computer game, Super Mario 64, was sold at a Heritage auction in Dallas on July 11 for $ 1,560,000
Two days before the sale of Super Mario, a rare version of the video game Legend of Zelda, released in late 1987, was sold at auction. The lot was bought for 870 thousand dollars - it was a record for a video game at auction.
American singer Miley Cyrus in a new video called for vaccination against COVID-19.
The music video for the song "Angels Like You" was filmed while Cyrus performed at a special concert as part of the Super Bowl pre-party.
POLICE DEPARTMENT OF DALLAS ASKING FOR HELP TO FIND THE MISSING TEENAGER
The Regional Shelter for Lost & Neglected Kids is calling for help from the community in locating a Fourteen-year-old teenager who was last seen about Two and a half weeks ago.
Anna Blairs, Five ft 5 inches, weighs 120 pounds, and has blue eyes and black hair. She was last spotted on May 01.
Anybody with info about her whereabouts should contact the central Police Department in Dallas.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his fiancée Stella Morris have been granted permission to marry in a British prison.
Assange's statement was dealt with as usual by the head of the Belmarsh prison.
Prisoners have the right to apply for marriage in prison under the 1983 Marriage Act. If the applications are satisfied, all marriage expenses are covered by the prisoners without the help of taxpayers.
Maurice and Assange have two sons. They have been trying to get a prison permit since May this year.
According to Morris, since 2015 she has been raising children on her own.
Homeless man rescues animals from a burning shelter in the USA
Keith Walker, 53, who lives on the street, rushed to a flaming animal shelter to rescue them as firefighters were waiting for animal control.
"I was damn nervous, I'm not lying. I was really afraid to go in there, in this smoke. But God put me there to save these animals," Walker said in a comment to the TV channel.
"If you love a dog, you can love everyone in the world. My dog is my best friend, and I would not be here without him. So I knew that I had to save all these dogs," the man added.
More than half a million children were affected by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti last weekend
Children who survived lost loved ones, received terrible trauma and saw the collapse of their homes and schools.
Fearing further falling in love, many sleep or undergo the procedure outdoors under an impromptu awning.
You can help children in Haiti by making a donation today.
A German shepherd nicknamed Gunther VI "sold" a villa in Miami, which previously belonged to the singer Madonna
The dog inherited this property.
The eight-bedroom villa overlooking Biscayne Bay has now sold for $ 31.75 million. Madonna sold her estate for $ 7.5 million.
Günther VI's great-grandfather inherited a multimillion-dollar inheritance from the late German Countess Carlotta Liebenstein in 1992. From the great-grandfather (Günther III) the inheritance passed to Günther IV, and only then to Günther VI. All dogs had their own guardians who decided how to dispose of the property.
is part of a board that manages a trust worth nearly $ 500 million dollars.
The story of dogs that inherited millions has often been questioned. In 2005, the Tampa Bay Times reported that the story of German Countess Carlotta Liebenstein could be part of a "publicity stunt."
The publication noted that the Italian press published an article in 1995, which stated that Countess Carlotta Liebenstein never existed.
Günther VI lives a real royal life. Every morning, the chef prepares a breakfast of the best meat, fresh vegetables and rice. Sometimes the shepherd eats caviar. The dog also likes to travel by private plane and works with his trainer every day. The shepherd sleeps in a luxurious red velvet bed overlooking the bay.
The first set of 11 asexual figures dedicated to the LGBT community, released by LEGO
Google has introduced an application that uses artificial intelligence to help people understand the condition of their skin, hair and nails
Users can use their phone's camera to take three pictures of the problem area, such as a rash on the arm. They will then answer a series of questions about their skin type and other symptoms. As a result, the tool gives a list of possible diseases that it is trained to recognize. Google stressed that the program is not designed to diagnose the problem.
The company decided to fight skin diseases with artificial intelligence because of their prevalence.