Kiriyama Prize

Given by Pacific Rim Voices

Other Names: Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize, Kiriyama Prize Finalist, Kiriyama Prize Notable Book, Kiryama Prize
107 Works 81,745 Books 2,334 Reviews ½ 3.7
The Kiriyama Prize was established in 1996 to recognize outstanding books about the Pacific Rim and South Asia that encourage greater mutual understanding of and among the peoples and nations of this show more vast and culturally diverse region. show less
All, Winner (21), Finalist (84), Notable Book (1), No Stage (1)
All, Fiction (43), Nonfiction (44), Notable Book (1), No Category (19)
All, 2008 (11), 2007 (10), 2006 (10), 2005 (10), 2004 (10), 2002 (10), 2001 (10), 2000 (10), 1999 (7), 1998 (6), 1997 (6), 1996 (6)

Winner 21

Finalist 84

The Complete Stories by David MaloufFiction2008
The Last Chinese Chef by Nicole MonesFiction2008
Mosquito by Roma TearneFiction2008
I Love Dollars and Other Stories of China by Zhu WenFiction2008
The Father of All Things: A Marine, His Son, and the Legacy of Vietnam (Vintage Departures) by Tom BissellNonfiction2008
East Wind Melts the Ice: A Memoir through the Seasons by Liza DalbyNonfiction2008
India After Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy by Ramachandra GuhaNonfiction2008
The Talented Women of the Zhang Family by Susan MannNonfiction2008
The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran DesaiFiction2007
Stick Out Your Tongue: Stories by Ma JianFiction2007
Certainty by Madeleine ThienFiction2007
Behold the Many by Lois-Ann YamanakaFiction2007
The Haiku Apprentice: Memoirs of Writing Poetry in Japan by Abigail FriedmanNonfiction2007
Blonde Indian: An Alaska Native Memoir by Ernestine HayesNonfiction2007
Tigers in Red Weather: A Quest for the Last Wild Tigers by Ruth PadelNonfiction2007
Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China by John PomfretNonfiction2007
The Lizard Cage by Karen ConnellyFiction2006
The Hungry Tide by Amitav GhoshFiction2006
The Train to Lo Wu by Jess RowFiction2006
A Thousand Years of Good Prayers: Stories by Yiyun LiFiction2006
Isami's House: Three Centuries of a Japanese Family by Gail Lee BernsteinNonfiction2006
Crossing Three Wildernesses by U Sam OeurNonfiction2006
A Man with No Talents: Memoirs of a Tokyo Day Laborer by Shirō ŌyamaNonfiction2006
The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed by John VaillantNonfiction2006
The Sari Shop by Rupa BajwaFiction2005
War Trash by Ha JinFiction2005
Grace Is Gone by Kelly Ana MoreyFiction2005
Seasons of the Palm by Perumal MuruganFiction2005
The Life of Isamu Noguchi: Journey without Borders by Masayo DuusNonfiction2005
Pol Pot: Anatomy of a Nightmare by Philip ShortNonfiction2005
The Devil's Highway: A True Story by Luis Alberto UrreaNonfiction2005
The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change by Charles WohlforthNonfiction2005
Brick Lane by Monica AliFiction2004
My Life as a Fake by Peter CareyFiction2004
The Great Fire by Shirley HazzardFiction2004
The Guru of Love by Samrat UpadhyayFiction2004
White Mughals: Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century India by William DalrympleNonfiction2004
Out of God 's Oven by Dom MoraesNonfiction2004
Secrets and Spies by Mara MoustafineNonfiction2004
Kamikaze, Cherry Blossoms, and Nationalisms: The Militarization of Aesthetics in Japanese History by Emiko Ohnuki-TierneyNonfiction2004
Red Poppies: A Novel of Tibet by AlaiFiction2002
Melal: A Novel of the Pacific by Robert BarclayFiction2002
The Girl from the Coast by Pramoedya Ananta ToerFiction2002
Dirt Music by Tim WintonFiction2002
Singing to the Dead: A Missioner's Life among Refugees from Burma by Victoria Armour-HilemanNonfiction2002
Korean Endgame by Selig S. HarrisonNonfiction2002
Emperor of Japan: Meiji and His World, 1852-1912 by Donald KeeneNonfiction2002
The Good Women of China: Hidden Voices by XinranNonfiction2002
The Ash Garden by Dennis BockFiction2001
Here's to You, Jesusa! by Elena PoniatowskaFiction2001
American Son: A Novel by Brian Ascalon RoleyFiction2001
The Death of Vishnu by Manil SuriFiction2001
Indira: The Life of Indira Nehru Gandhi by Katherine FrankNonfiction2001
Red Dust: A Path Through China by Ma JianNonfiction2001
Inside Passage: A Journey Beyond Borders by Richard ManningNonfiction2001
Perpetual Happiness: The Ming Emperor Yongle by Shih-Shan Henry TsaiNonfiction2001
The Toughest Indian in the World by Sherman AlexieFiction2000
The Hero's Walk by Anita Rau BadamiFiction2000
The Years with Laura Díaz by Carlos FuentesFiction2000
The Australian Fiance by Simone LazarooFiction2000
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan by Herbert P. BixNonfiction2000
When Broken Glass Floats: Growing Up Under the Khmer Rouge by Chanrithy HimNonfiction2000
Ladder to the Clouds: Intrigue and Tradition in Chinese Rank by Beverley JacksonNonfiction2000
Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People by Helen ZiaNonfiction2000
The Book of Perceptions by Truong TranFiction1999
The Spring Tone by Kazumi YumotoFiction1999
The Mummies of Ürümchi by Elizabeth Wayland BarberNonfiction1999
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II by John W. DowerNonfiction1999
Riska: Memories of a Dayak Girlhood by Riska Orpa SariNonfiction1999
Galapagos: Islands Born of Fire by Tui De Roy1998
Under the Red Flag: Stories by Ha Jin1998
Cambodia: Report From a Stricken Land by Henry Kamm1998
The Electrical Field by Kerri Sakamoto1998
Golden Arches East: McDonald's in East Asia by James L. Watson1998
Monkey Bridge by Lan Cao1997
Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History by Bruce Cumings1997
The Cambridge History of the Pacific Islanders by Donald Denoon1997
Chinese Opera: Images and Stories by Peter Lovrick1997
The River at the Center of the World: A Journey Up the Yangtze, and Back in Chinese Time by Simon Winchester1997
Virgin Widows by Hua Gu1996
East to America: Korean American Life Stories by Elaine H. Kim1996
The Weight of the Yen: How Denial Imperils America's Future and Ruins an Alliance by R. Taggart Murphy1996
Hiroshima Forever: The Ecology of Mourning by Michael Perlman1996
Japan and the Enemies of Open Political Science (Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies) by David Williams1996

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