Penguin India authors nominated for Man Asian prize

Penguin India authors nominated for Man Asian prize

Penguin Books India - Giller Prize

Two Penguin India authors have been shortlisted for the 2008 Man Asian Literacy Prize. Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi, author of Lost Flamingoes of Bombay, and Kavery Nambisan, author of The Story That Must Not Be Told, were among the five authors who made it to the finals. Launched in 2007, the prize recognises the best of Asian literature that isn't yet published in English. Last year Jiang Rong won for his Chinese novel, Wolf Totem, which is now published in English by Penguin around the world. This year's winner will be announced on Thursday 13 November at a ceremony in Hong Kong.

Kavery Nambisan
Kavery Nambisan
The Story that Must Not be Told
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Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi

 

Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi
Lost Flamingoes of Bombay
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For more information, see: http://www.penguinbooksindia.com and http://www.manasianliteraryprize.org/