Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 10:31PM
National Book Foundation
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.
- 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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