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Awards season…

Exciting news for book lovers!

The Pulitzer Prize list has just been announced and Dominican-American author Junot Diaz has been awarded the ‘Pulitzer Prize for Fiction’ for his first novel; Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.   I haven’t read it yet but I’m adding it to my wish list on Amazon as soon as I finish up here!

Interestingly, there was no Pulitzer awarded for ‘Editorial Writing’.  Speaks volumes about the quality of today’s editorial journalism…

Also announced today is the Orange Shortlist:

Lauren Groff – The Monsters of Templeton
Joanna Kavenna – Inglorious
Lauren Liebenberg – The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam

Does that last title make anyone else feel hungry?

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