Finalists for 2012 Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Book Award

The Asia Society has announced the finalists for its Bernard Schwartz Book Award. The only literary author shortlisted is Yu Hua 余华:

  • Cambodia’s Curse: The Modern History of a Troubled Land by Joel Brinkley (PublicAffairs)
  • China in Ten Words by Yu Hua (Pantheon Books)
  • Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China by Ezra Vogel (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press)
  • Water: Asia’s New Battleground by Brahma Chellaney (Georgetown University Press)
  • Where China Meets India: Burma and the New Crossroads of Asia by Thant Myint-U (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

For more information, including the list of judges, click here.