By Karen Tei Yamashita
Original and Current Publisher: Coffee House Press
Fiction Finalists That Year:
- Peter Carey for Parrot and Olivier in America
- Nicole Krauss for Great House
- Lionel Shriver for So Much for That
- Karen Tei Yamashita for I Hotel
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: I Hotel is divided into ten novellas, one for each year beginning in 1968, when Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy were assassinated and U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War was peaking.
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