Mohsin Hamid, Cyrus Mistry shortlisted for literature prize


Cyrus Mistry’s ‘Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer’, Mohsin Hamid’s ‘How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia’ and Nayomi Munaweera’s ‘Island of a Thousand Mirrors’ have been shortlisted for the DSC South Asian Literature Prize 2014.

Apart from these, Nadeem Aslam’s ‘The Blind Man’s Garden’ and two translations ‘Book of Destruction’ by Anand and Benyamin’s ‘Goat Days’ will also be vying for the prize money of $50,000.

The list was announced Wednesday in London at a ceremony.

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