DSC Prize 2012 Shortlist Announced
Anticipation around the 2nd annual DSC Prize for South Asian Literature continued to rise last night as the shortlist was announced.
Scroll through to see the announcements, press coverage, the shortlisted and longlisted books and the jury panel for The DSC Prize 2012.
Shehan Karunatilaka Wins DSC Prize 2012
Jaipur, January 21st 2012: The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2012 was awarded to Singapore based Sri Lankan author Shehan Karunatilaka for his book Chinaman (Random House, India), a novel that explores cricket as a metaphor to uncover a lost life and a lost history. Chinaman skilfully uses sport and the notion of fair play to look at Sri Lanka in a fresh and exciting way.
The Last Kestrel by Jill McGivering
Buddha's Orphans by Samrat Upadhyay
The Quarantine Papers by Kalpish Ratna
Patience Stone by Atiq Rahimi, translated by Polly McLean
Bharathipura by U R Ananthamurthy, translated by Susheela Punitha
A Street in Srinagar by Chandrakanta, translated by Manisha Chaudhry
Monkey Man by Usha K R