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Thinner than Skin long-listed for the Man Asian Prize

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Just out this morning: the Man Asian Literary Prize’s long-list, and Uzma Aslam Khan’s newly released Thinner than Skin is on it! Congratulations to Uzma! and to all the writers listed. Press release below:

2012 Man Asian Literary Prize longlist displays the literary rise of Asia 

December 4, 2012

Novels showcasing the power of the writing emerging across the whole breadth of Asia were put on display today as the fifteen books longlisted for the 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize were unveiled.

Nine different Asian countries are represented, many of them seen afresh through the eyes of women, migrants and story-tellers on the margins. The list also includes an early intricate and stunning book by Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk, now appearing in English for the first time.

2012 LONGLIST

Goat Days – Benyamin (India)

Between Clay and Dust – Musharraf Ali Farooqi (Pakistan)

Another Country – Anjali Joseph (India)

The Briefcase – Hiromi Kawakami (Japan)

Thinner Than Skin – Uzma Aslam Khan (Pakistan)

Ru – Kim Thúy (Vietnam / Canada*)

Black Flower – Young-Ha Kim (South Korea)

Island of a Thousand Mirrors – Nayomi Munaweera (Sri Lanka)

Silent House – Orhan Pamuk (Turkey)

Honour – Elif Shafak (Turkey)

Northern Girls – Sheng Keyi (China)

The Garden of Evening Mists – Tan Twan Eng (Malaysia)

The Road To Urbino – Roma Tearne (Sri Lanka / U.K.*)

Narcopolis – Jeet Thayil (India)

The Bathing Women – Tie Ning (China)