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manbookerprize-may22.jpg Omani novelist Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic author to win the coveted Man Booker International Prize for literature. Her award-winning novel, 'Celestial Bodies,' tells of family connections and history in the coming-of-age account of three Omani sisters. Alharti and Marilyn Booth, who translated the novel from Arabic to English, will equally share the 50,000 pounds or $63,396 prize

killingeve-051319.jpg The British Academy of Film and Television Arts or BAFTA celebrated the stars of the small screen Sunday night. BBC-produced spy-action thriller 'Killing Eve' won three BAFTA awards - for best Drama Series, Leading Actress for Jodie Comer and Supporting Actress for Fiona Shaw. Patrick Melrose, based on Edward St Aubyn's semi-autobiographical novels, received the award for best Mini-Series, while

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