Rohinton Mistry is the author of Tales from Firozsha Baag (1987), a collection of short stories, and three novels: Such a Long Road (1991), A Fine Balance (1995), and Family Matters (2002), all of which were shortlisted for the Booker Prize. His novels have won the Giller Prize, the Governor-General's Award, the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book, and the L.A. Times Book Prize, among others. The Times Book Prize is awarded to the best book published in the United Kingdom Rohinton Mistry was born in Bombay and has lived in Canada since 1975. He was nominated for the Man Booker International Award in 2011 and received the Neustadt International Prize for Writing in 2012. His work has been translated into more than 35 languages.