Thursday, July 10, 2008

Rushdie Wins Hyperbolic 'Best Ever' Award
(But what happens when they hand out next year's?)

Via NPR:
Salman Rushdie is probably the Booker Prize's best-known winner. Now he is officially the best.Rushdie's 1981 novel "Midnight's Children" was named Thursday as the greatest-ever winner of Britain's most prestigious literary award. The book received more than a third of the 7,801 votes cast in a competition to mark the prize's 40th anniversary.

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