So Much for That

By Lionel Shriver

Original and Current Publisher: Harper 

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: Jaimy Gordon for Lord of Misrule

Fiction Judges That Year: Andrei Codrescu, Samuel R. Delany, Sabina Murray, Joanna Scott, Carolyn See

The Year in Literature:

  • Tinkers by Paul Harding won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • Mario Vargas Llosa won the Nobel Prize for literature.

More Information:

  • Shriver was born Margaret Ann Shriver in 1957 but changed her name to Lionel when she was fifteen.
  • Shriver won the Orange Prize for We Need to Talk About Kevin in 2005. The novel was made into a 2011 film of the same title directed by Lynne Ramsay and starring Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, and Ezra Miller.

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