MAN ASIAN PRIZE

  • Three Indian writers in Man Asian Prize longlist December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian writers Jeet Thayil, Anjali Joseph and Benyamin were on Tuesday named in the Man Asian Literary Prize longlist of 15 authors which also figure Nobel winner Orhan Pamuk. The list for the $30,000 prize, considered Asia's most prestigious, was drawn from 108 published works from nine Asian...
  • China's 'Three Sisters' takes Man Asian prize March 18, 2011

    Hong Kong: Chinese writer Bi Feiyu's family drama 'Three Sisters' has been named the winner of the 2010 Man Asian Literary Prize. Organizers said in a statement Friday their three jurors praised the novel as "a moving exploration of Chinese family and village life during the Cultural Revolution that moves seamlessly...
  • Man Asian prize shortlists works from China, India February 17, 2011

    Hong Kong: Novels that explore the tortuous recent past and the current social ferment in China, India and Japan are among the works shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize. Indian journalist Manu Joseph's satirical debut novel 'Serious Men' and Chinese author Bi Feiyu's 'Three Sisters' tackle class, caste, gender and...