Another Award Winner Up North
Miriam Toews's The Flying Troutmans has won Canada's Writers' Trust Prize for fiction ($25,000). I loved this novel, and I've been hearing the same thing from my 17-year-old daughter and a retired co-worker. Toews is a comic writer to watch. Four years ago, she won the Governor General's Award for her darkly hilarious novel A Complicated Kindness about a young Mennonite woman.
By Ron Charles |
November 20, 2008; 5:19 PM ET
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