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Susan Choi and PP Wong
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Susan Choi and PP Wong
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Susan Choi and PP Wong Updated: 28.12.2015 Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction. Her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her third novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. In 2010, she was named the inaugural recipient of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award. Her most recent novel, My Education, received a 2014 Lammy Award.

PP Wong earned a degree in Anthropology and Law at the London School of Economics, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism. Her debut novel The Life of a Banana is about race relations in London seen through the eyes of a 12-year-old girl. It was longlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2015. She is now an author, freelance writer and the Editor-in-Chief of website Banana Writers.

They both talked to Noreen Mir about their works as well how the theme identity and a sense of belonging features in their works.
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The Life of a Banana - by PP Wong - Read More
Publisher: Legend Press
Publication Date: September 1, 2014
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ISBN-13: 978-1910053218
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