Winner, 2014 Franz Kafka Book Prize
Shortlisted, 2016 and 2013 Man Booker International Prize
Shortlisted, 2012 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize
Shortlisted, 2011 Man Asian Literary Prize
Yan Lianke is the author of the memoir Three Brothers and numerous novels and novellas, including Hard Like Water, The Day the Sun Died, The Explosion Chronicles, The Four Books, Lenin’s Kisses, Serve the People!, Dream of Ding Village, and The Years, Months, Days. He was awarded the Newman Prize for Chinese Literature and the Franz Kafka Prize, among many accolades. He was twice a finalist for the Man Booker International Prize, and he has been shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, the Man Asian Literary Prize, and the Prix Femina Étranger. He has also received two of China’s most prestigious literary honors, the Lu Xun Prize and the Lao She Award.
Carlos Rojas has translated seven books by Yan Lianke.