Man Asian Literary Prize

  • Jeet Thayil's 'Narcopolis' in Man Asian shortlist January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian author Jeet Thayil's debut novel Narcopolis featured among five novels showcasing the diversity and depth of writing from Istanbul to Tokyo as the shortlist for the 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize was revealed, listing distinctive and celebrated writers for the first time in a region-wide context. The shortlist,...
  • Monica Ali on jury of Man Asian Literary Prize July 13, 2010

    Hong Kong/New Delhi: The Man Asian Literary Prize Monday announced its new panel of judges, including British novelist of Indian origin Monica Ali of "Brick Lane" fame, to judge the submissions for the 2010 award in a restructured format. Harvard University don Homi K. Bhabha and Chinese cultural historian Tsu...
  • Chinese writer Su Tong wins Man Asian prize June 15, 2010

    Hong Kong: Chinese writer Su Tong has won Asia's top literary prize with a bleak novel about a disgraced Communist party official's attempts to rebuild his life, trumping a clutch of Indian writers on the shortlist. Su Tong's novel, The Boat to Redemption is about a womanising Party official who castrates...
  • Indians dominate 2009 Man Asian Literary Prize longlist July 30, 2009

    Indians dominate 2009 Man Asian Literary Prize longlist The Administrative Committee for the 2009 Man Asian Literary Prize on Thursday announced the longlist of works for this prize. Hong Kong: The Administrative Committee for the 2009 Man Asian Literary Prize on Thursday announced the longlist of works for this prize: Gopilal Acharya,...
  • The Lost Flamingoes: Stories of love, death and survival March 1, 2009

    New Delhi: Siddharth Shanghvi's second novel The Lost Flamingoes of Bombay has been shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize 2008. With characters that mirror some real life personalities, and a fictionalised account of the Jessica Lall murder and its fallout. This is a novel that encompasses very gritty stories...
  • 2 Indian books shortlisted for Man Asian Literary Prize October 22, 2008

    The forthcoming books of two Indian authors — The Lost Flamingoes of Bombay by Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi and The Story That Must Not be Told by Kavery Nambisan — have been included in the shortlist, which was announced in Hong Kong on Wednesday. The shortlisted books (chosen from a longlist of...