2012 Winner of the Man Asian Literary Prize
Tan Twan Eng wins Asia’s top literary prize for The Garden of Evening Mists.
The five shortlisted novels, selected from a longlist of 15, are:
-Between Clay and Dust- Musharraf Ali Farooqi (Pakistan)
-The Briefcase– Hiromi Kawakami (Japan)
-Silent House- Orhan Pamuk (Turkey)
-The Garden of Evening Mists- Tan Twan Eng (Malaysia)
-Narcopolis- Jeet Thayil (India)