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2010

Parrot and Olivier in America

By Peter Carey

Original Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf

Current Publisher: Vintage

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: 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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