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Joseph Boyden wins Giller Prize for Through Black Spruce: Listen to the Interview

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2 Responses to “Joseph Boyden wins Giller Prize for Through Black Spruce: Listen to the Interview”

  1. Judith Fitzgerald Says:

    Wow!  This really makes me weep for joy.  For once, in this gawd-forsaken country, the right prize truly went to the right boy.  Hallelujah!  It’s a great way to end my birthday, best present I could’ve received, waking from a restless sleep and discovering this great great news.  Not that I’m relieved Cockroach didn’t snarf it so much as I am genuinely thrilled Through Black Spruce deservedly earned it.  The best work won!  How wonderful.  How rare.  How rarely this happens; how rarely it’s done.  (I’m just worried I’m dreaming and will wake up and discover it ain’t so, Joe :) .) 
    p.s.  Way to pick ‘em, Nigel!  Now, let’s hear your criteria :)

  2. Nigel Beale Says:

    …in this case entirely extra-literary Judith…he said sheepishly. My interview with the man was fresh in the mind… btw. I feel the same way you do about Cockroach.

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