Debut author and Nobel winner share Man Asian Literary Prize Shortlist

A first time novelist has been listed alongside a Nobel Prize winner in the shortlist for the Man Asian Literary Prize, the leading international literary award for Asian writers. The five strong shortlist was announced today and includes writers from Japan, China and India.

The Prize judges announced the following 5 books from a longlist of 10:

Three Sisters by Bi Feiyu

Serious Men by Manu Joseph

The Thing About Thugs by Tabish Khair

The Changeling by Kenzaburo Oe

Hotel Iris by Yoko Ogawa


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