Wu Ming-yi Protests Man Booker Nationality Listing


The Man Booker International Prize said on Friday that it had changed the nationality of Professor Wu Ming-yi, 46, one of 13 authors on the 2018 longlist, from “Taiwan” to “Taiwan, China” after it had received a complaint from the Chinese embassy in London.

attached to: Wu Ming-Yi


# 1.   

Man Booker Flipflops (kinda):

Man Booker prize reverses nationality decision on Taiwanese author

The literary prize announces that it will no longer list authors by nationality, but by country or territory, after drawing criticism when it bowed to pressure from China

Bruce Humes, April 5, 2018, 12:49a.m.

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. . . while Royal Court Theatre learns to genuflect to the New Emperor here:

Royal Court dropped Tibet play after advice from British Council

Bruce Humes, April 5, 2018, 12:53a.m.


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