Award Winners

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Noteworthy The French-American Foundation’s Best English Translations of French Prose in 2008 Finalists were announced and it includes some solid, good works.  I am excited that it includes one of my personal faves from 2008 that I reviewed for Three Percent, Small Lives by Pierre Michon.   I found this novel moving and elegant, an homage…

NBCC & 2666

The National Book Critics Circle chose Roberto Bolaño’s epic, 2666, as it’s winner for the fiction award saying that it is “a virtuoso accomplishment that ranks with Moby-Dick and Blood Meridian as one of the trenchant and kaleidoscopic examinations of evil in fiction.” Regardless of whether Blood Meridian and Moby Dick are on equal literary…