Julian Barnes wins the Booker.

Somehow this slipped under the radar, but as a wise old man once said, better late than never.

Julian Barnes has won the Man Booker Prize for 2011 for The Sense of an Ending. From his acceptance speech:

“When asked, as he constantly was, why he had never won the Nobel Prize, Borges used to reply that there was a cottage industry devoted to not giving Borges the Nobel Prize. Over the last years, in occasional moments of mild paranoia, I have wondered whether there wasn’t some similar, sinister organisation operating over here,” Barnes told the audience at the Guildhall.

[via The Telegraph]



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