Manu Joseph’s SERIOUS MEN shortlisted for ALOA Prize.


SERIOUS MEN is published in the UK by John Murray, by Harpercollins in Canada and India, and has been sold in Brazil (Record), Denmark (Thaning & Appel), Germany (Klett Cotta & Suhrkamp), Holland (Podium), Italy (Edizioni Dedalo), Serbia (Laguna), and Spain (El Aleph). The novel won The Hindu Best Fiction Award 2010 and the PEN Open Book Award last year.

Manu Joseph will be in the UK for launch of his second novel, THE ILLICIT HAPPINESS OF OTHER PEOPLE, which will be published in August 2012 by John Murray. He will be in conversation with Patrick French at Asia House in London on 22 August. Manu is the editor of the Indian newsweekly, OPEN, and a columnist with The International Herald Tribune, the global edition of The New York Times.