Man Booker Winner Returns Home

Man Booker International Prize winner Jokha al Harthi was given warm welcome at Muscat International Airport on Sunday on her arrival from London. Oman Airports hosted a reception at the airport which was attended by dignitaries including Dr Abdulmunim bin Mansour al Hasani, Minister of Information, and Dr Ali bin Saud al Bimani, Vice-Chancellor of SQU. Jokha will share the £50,000 (RO 24,428) award with the book’s translator,Marilyn Booth.