Thursday, October 11, 2007

Literary News x2

Both the National Book Award Finalists and the winner of the Nobel prize in Literature have been announced...

The National Book Award is given annually to an American-born author in each of the following categories: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, and Young People’s Literature. The winners will be selected in November. The Fiction finalists are:

View the rest of the finalists at the National Book Award website.

Also, the Nobel Prize Winner in Literature was announced-- British author Doris Lessing. At age 88, Lessing is the oldest person to win the Literature award. She is most famous for her 1962 novel, The Golden Notebook.

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