Yu Hua has been selected for the shortlist by the judging panel for the 2008 Man Asian Literary Prize for his novel, Brothers (Pantheon). The Man Asian Literary Prize is an an annual award for a forthcoming or unpublished Asian novel in English. The winner of the prize will be announced on Thursday, November 13 at a ceremony in Hong Kong.
We proudly recognize our 2008 National Book Award finalists:
This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War by Drew Gilpin Faust, (Alfred A. Knopf)
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The Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation has announced that Edwidge Danticat is the winner of the 2008 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Nonfiction for her family memoir, Brother, I'm Dying (Vintage).
The Hurston/Wright Legacy Award is the first national award presented to published writers of African descent by the national community of Black writers. Click here for a complete list of the winners and finalists.