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Man Asian Literary Prize Winner 2011

March 16, 2012

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South Korean novelist, Kyung-sook Shin became the first woman to win the Man Asian Literary Prize, Asia’s most prestigious award for writers, for her novel ‘Please Look After Mom’. She received the amount of US$30,000 at the black tie dinner at The Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong. The translator of the novel is Chi-Young Kim. […]

Man Asian Literary Prize Dinner Event

March 10, 2012

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The winner of the Man Asian Literary Prize 2011 will be announced on 15 March, 2012. Razia Iqbal is the Chair Judge. The other judges are, Vikas Swarup, the author of ‘Q&A’, the book on which the movie ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ was based; Chang-rae Lee, a Pulitzer-prize finalist who authored ‘The Surrendered’. The 2011 Shortlist is […]

Seven novels make Man Asian Literary Prize’s strongest shortlist

March 10, 2012

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An unprecedented seven novels have been shortlisted for the 2011 Man Asian Literary Prize, Chair Judge Razia Iqbal announced today. Speaking at a press conference at Man Group offices in London, Ms. Iqbal revealed that because of the strength of contemporary fiction coming out of Asia, the decision had been made to increase the number […]