Tag Archive: The winner

Nov 20

And The Winner of National Book Award For Best Novel Is….

… Phil Klay for Redeployment. Very happy to be wrong about who would win the award.  My money was on Anthony Doerr. As I stated in my review, the hype for Redeployment, which began in February 2014, is absolutely justified.  The collection features a number of powerful, confronting and at least one laugh out loud funny story …

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Oct 15

And the Winner of the Man Booker Prize is…

… Australia’s very own Richard Flanagan with his brilliant, ambitious novel, The Narrow Road To The Deep North. In my roundup of the Booker novels I thought Flanagan would take home the cold hard cash. The fact that I was right not only boosts my already large ego but fills with nationalistic glee. Seriously, it’s …

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