The Briefcase by Hiromi Kawakami shortlisted for Man Asian Literary Prize

9 January 2013

The Briefcase by Hiromi Kawakami (translated by me) (Counterpoint Press) has been shortlisted for the the 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize.

The other finalists are:

Between Clay and Dust – Musharraf Ali Farooqi (Pakistan)

Silent House – Orhan Pamuk (Turkey)

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

Narcopolis – Jeet Thayil (India)

The winner will be announced on March 14, 2013, in Hong Kong.