Southeast Asia and Award Winning Novels
Updated: Jun 3, 2019
Novels set in Southeast Asia have started to gain recognition and some impressive awards. David Bergen’s Time in Between won the Giller Award. The novel is largely set in Vietnam. Two children of a Vietnam war veteran travel to Vietnam to find out the mystery about their father. William T. Vollmann was the surprise winner of the National Book Award for fiction. The award winning title: Europe Central contains 37 interconnected stories. Vollmann is also the author of Butterfly Stories which is set in Thailand and Cambodia. He has written about the underbelly of Southeast Asia with much humor.