Tash Aw is a former graduate of UEA. The Harmony Silk Factory is his first novel and was the winner of the Whitbread First Novel Award 2005 and Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Novel 2005, as well as being longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. His second novel was 'Map of the Invisible World'. He is Malaysian by birth but now lives in London.
Tash Aw recommends
The Loudest Sound and Nothing (2007)
"Unsettling, brooding and beautifully crafted."
Communion Town (2012)
"A remarkable first novel."
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