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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The main Christmas tree was lit in New York.
The writer apologized to a man who spent 16 years in prison for her rape
Alice Seabold apologized for the illegal conviction of a man who was found not guilty of raping her in 1981.
In her first book, Lucky, Seabord described being raped. Anthony Broadwater was convicted of the crime. He spent 16 years in prison and was on the sex offender registry for more than 20 years.
Seabold also wrote the novel The Lovely Bones, which Peter Jackson turned into an Oscar-nominated film.
"I am most sorry that the life you could have been unjustly stolen from you, and I know that no apology can change what has happened to you," Seabold said in a statement.
A statement released by Broadwater's lawyers said he was "relieved that she apologized."
Seabold's first autobiographical novel sold more than a million copies, which marked the beginning of her writing career.
In it, she described in detail how an 18-year-old student at Syracuse University in New York was raped.
Elon Musk presented a new product of his company - cyber whistles
"Whistle at Tesla," Elon Musk wrote on Twitter and attached a link to the product. He also accompanied the entry with an ironic remark.
Tesla's page describes "cyber whistles" as "a premium collectible made from polished stainless steel."
The whistle is made in the form of a Cybertruck concept electric vehicle. The price for the product is set at $ 50.
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A school shooting took place in a Detroit suburb, killing three people and injuring six others
The tragedy occurred at Oxford Township High School at 12:55 local time.
Four to six people were injured in the shooting.
The attacker was detained on the spot in Oxford.
A medical helicopter landed shortly after 2 p.m. in the school parking lot.
The school is currently closed, with some students hiding in closed classrooms while officers search the premises. The students were later taken to a grocery store to be picked up by their parents.
Mr Goxx, the crypto-trading hamster, has died.
Mr. Goxx, the crypto-trading hamster that often beat such famous human investors as Warren Buffett and Cathie Woods, passed away on Monday, November 22nd .
The hamster’s German owners announced his passing on Twitter, informing around 18,000 followers on social media.
Aside from some kidney issues, the pocket-sized trader showed no symptoms of severe sickness before his death. He stopped eating on Sunday and died calmly in his sleep Monday morning.
On June 12, 2021, the small investor, whose real name was Max, began his financial career. His portfolio was up 19.7 percent after his final trading day on November 22nd. As a result, he gained nearly 98 euros profit.
Mr Goxx's owners tweeted a touching message following the hamster's death: "You will be missed, and your memory will live forever on the blockchain."
Refueling of the F / A-18 Super Hornet fighter from the US Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker and the shadow of the second "Hornet" on the tanker's fuselage
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High-speed routes and the China-Laos line are among the eight Chinese lines scheduled to open in December
Eight railways will start operating in China during December 2021, while the China-Laos 160 km / h line, part of China's Belt and Road Initiative, is due to open on December 3.
The first electric train, which traveled along the 414 km section of Boten - Vientiane Laos, arrived in Vientiane in early November. On November 30, Laos and China signed an intergovernmental agreement to provide guidance and legal framework for cross-border activities along the rail route.