Commonwealth Writers’ Prize 2009 – Regional Winners

Best Book

Jhumpa Lahiri (UK) Unaccustomed Earth
Marina Endicott (Canada) Good to a Fault
Mandla Langa (South Africa) The Lost Colours of the Chameleon
Christos Tsiolkas (Australia) The Slap

Best First Book

Mohammed Hanif (Pakistan) A Case of Exploding Mangoes
Joan Thomas (Canada) Reading by Lightning
Uwem Akpan (Nigeria) Say You’re One of Them
Mo Zhi Hong (New Zealand) The Year of the Shanghai Shark