Dipika Mukherjee's debut novel on Malaysia was long-listed for the Man Asian Literary Prize
as an unpublished manuscript, then published as Thunder Demons (Gyaana, 2011) and Ode to Broken Things (Repeater, 2016).
The moving Dream of Ding Village (2011), a fictional critique of the country based on a real-life blood-selling scandal in eastern China, was short-listed for the Man Asian Literary Prize
for its portrayal of AIDS sufferers in Chinese villages, whose leaders dream of getting rich by any means possible.
Benyamin'snovel — winner of the 2009 Kerala Literary Academy Award, longlisted for the 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize
, and shortlisted for the 2013 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature — is based on the real life story of an Indian emigrant going missing in Saudi Arabia.
It is based on real-life events and was a sensation in Kerala where it went through more than 50 reprints, was translated into English and appeared on the long-list for the Man Asian Literary Prize
The English translation of the novel appeared in the long list of Man Asian Literary Prize
2012 and in the short list of the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2013.
His first novel, The Gift of Rain, was followed by The Garden of Evening Mists which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and then won its Asian equivalent, the Man Asian Literary Prize
For Tan Twan Eng, winner of the PS20,000 Man Asian Literary Prize
, is a published author because of the faith shown in him by book-loving Tyneside entrepreneur Ed Handyside.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Turkish Nobel laureate author Orhan Pamuk's book "Silent House" was among five novels by Asian authors shortlisted on Wednesday for the 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize
, Pamuk's publicist announced in a written statement on Thursday.
Iranian author Mahmud Dowlatabadi is one of 12 Asian writers nominated for this year's Man Asian Literary Prize
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Titles by Haruki Murakami and Amitav Ghosh have been longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize
among 12 novels from countries spanning Japan, Iran, China and Bangladesh.
Taiwan's Li Ao and the mainland's Bi Feiyu, winner of the 2010 Man Asian Literary Prize
, are among the authors taking part in the Renowned Writers Series, organised by the HKTDC and Yazhou Zhoukan.
Yet his debut novel, Ilustrado, won him several awards, including the Man Asian Literary Prize