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  1. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    State of suspense as sponsor bails on Man Asian

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by ANNIE

    ... Narcopolis, won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. One of the authors is also a Nobel laureate. On the other hand, the prize faces an uncertain future, but organisers are confident ... Nobel Prize for literature Silent House (translated from Turkish by Robert Finn) Alfred A. Knopf The rules of the Man Asian Literary Prize stipulate that all books published within that 12 ...

  2. News - Asia - BOOKS

    Shortlist announced for Man Asian Literary Prize

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 07:21pm

    ... drive for modernity”. Born in 1952 in Istanbul, Pamuk is a Turkish novelist, screenwriter, academic and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature. The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan ... Agence France-Presse The shortlist for the US$30,000 Man Asian Literary Prize – billed as Asia’s most prestigious book award – was announced in Hong Kong on Wednesday. It’s the last time ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Hard to put down- a hectic but rewarding year in books

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... Nobel Prize for literature. If the Nobel committee was hoping for some peace and quiet after Liu Xiaobo's peace prize in 2010, they were in for a shock. Highlighting Mo's refusal ... or more confusingly unstable 12 months? How would Twitter headline it? "Kindle. JKR vs ELJ. Mo Yan's Nobel. Mantel's Man Booker double. Shin Kyung-sook's Man Asian prize ...

  4. News - World - BOOKS

    Hilary Mantel makes history with second Booker fiction prize

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 07:27am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London Hilary Mantel wrote herself into the history books on Tuesday, becoming the first woman and first Briton to win the coveted Man Booker prize for fiction twice with Bring ... son Thomas Cromwell to the pinnacle of power in King Henry VIII’s court, won the 50,000 pound (US$80,000) prize in 2009. Bring Up the Bodies, published by HarperCollins imprint Fourth Estate, ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Starved nation tucks into a feast of words at Myanmar book festival

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... easy to overlook the fact that she also has two books to her name: Letters from Burma and Voice of Hope . She's almost as passionate about literature as she is about politics. "My ... Thida, a writer, journalist and surgeon. A 23-year-old monk, Ashin Dhammika, was the first to stand and ask a question after Chang's talk. A literature student at Yangon University, he says ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Hong Kong, by the books

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... a great deal of Hong Kong literature is populist. Barbara Cartland (Fragrant Flower, 1976), the Hardy Boys (The Clue of the Hissing Serpent, 1974) and Nancy Drew (The Mystery of the Fire Dragon, ... not dispute the analogy. The English were a nation of hypocrites as well." An Insular Possession reverses back to the opium wars. Mo's playful meta-fiction parodies Victorian literature ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    All's not well on the home front

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... and social response to a calamity on the scale that Murakami- who won the Yomiuri Prize for Fiction in 1997 for In the Miso Soup- posits in the book. Set in a Japan of the immediate future, ... his first novel, Almost Transparent Blue, which won the prestigious Akutagawa Prize and the Gunzo Prize in 1976. Four years later, Coin Locker Babies was published to acclaim; it is widely ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Pitfalls in immigrant writer's road to becoming American

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by BRON

    ... that Westerners are evil. I was convinced Americans would do me harm until Mao Zedong died and the flood of Western literature came in. We devoured it, we started reading things like Balzac and Dickens, ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Afghanistan: the great game of thrones

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

    ... the gateway to Hindustan for invaders. But what if Russia decided to follow in the hooves of those conquerors? Eager to secure its prized treasure of India, Britain decided to pre-empt the Russians ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    J.K. Rowling dissects small-town life in new novel

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... of village gossip, local politics and secondary school drama remains to be seen. Then again, it's a sad lookout for literature if it takes magic and Quidditch to legitimise all of the above ...



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