Thursday, June 10, 2010

Barbara KINGSOLVER takes the Orange!

KENTUCKY-BORN NOVELIST BARBARA KINGSOLVER has won the 2010 Orange Prize for Fiction for her novel The Lacuna (Faber & Faber, 2010) while IRENE SABATINI took the 2010 Orange Award for New Writers for her first novel, The Boy Next Door (Little, Brown, 2009). Kingsolver’s novel, The Poisonwood Bible (1998), was shortlisted for the Orange Prize in 1999. It was also shortlisted for the 1999 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Literature.


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