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In U-turn, Man Booker switches nationality of writer Wu Ming-yi back to ‘Taiwan’ after protests

The Man Booker Prize organisers have changed the nationality of Wu Ming-yi back to “Taiwan” after the previous categorisation of “Taiwan, China” sparked a backlash. In a statement on Wednesday, spokesperson for the literary prize Truda Spruyt said that changes will be made to the materials so that Wu’s nationality will be listed as Taiwan. […]