Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Peter Matthiessen Wins

Peter Matthiessen won the National Book Award for fiction this year. This is his second win. Northland College, once again shooting itself in the foot, could have awarded Mr. Matthiessen the Sigurd Olson prize a few years ago, but one of the PhDs on the judging panel stated, & I paraphrase - "Well, it's no The Snow Leopard. All I can say to that doctoral comment is - WTF?

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