12 Asian authors in the spotlight: the 2011 Man Asian Literary Prize longlist

12 Asian novels made the longlist for the 2011 Man Asian Literary Prize

2. "The Good Muslim," by Tahmima Anam

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Bangladeshi author Tahmima Anam tells the story of Sohail and Maya, a Bangladesih brother and sister who find themselves with opposite beliefs about their country as Sohail becomes a religious leader and Maya stands by her revolutionary doctrine. Anam's earlier novel, "A Golden Age," was published in the US in 2008 to critical acclaim.

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