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


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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