Parrot and Olivier in America
By Peter Carey
Original Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Current Publisher: Vintage
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: Carey is one of only two writers who have won the Man Booker Prize twice; the other is J.M. Coetzee. Carey first won the Booker in 1988 for Oscar and Lucinda, and won again in 2001 for The True History of the Kelly Gang.
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