Some recent prize news:
Writer Sofi Oksanen has won this year's Finlandia Prize for literature for her novel Puhdistus ("Cleansing").
Additionally, the Russian Booker has been awarded to the writer Mikhail Yelizarov for his novel Библиотекарь ("Librarian").
Kakutani's reviews, number-crunched - As has been widely noted -- and mentioned here several times, lead book reviewer Michiko Kakutani is abandoning her gig at *The New York Times* -- a...
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