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Wodehouse Prize goes to Jacobson
British writer and Booker winner Howard Jacobson has won this year’s Wodehouse Prize for comic fiction for his novel Zoo Time. He became the first writer to win the prize for second time. Jacobson won the prize in 2000 for The Mighty Waltzer. The Bolling from Asian Age Read more »
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Please activate cookies in order to turn autoplay off This year's Wodehouse prize for comic fiction has been awarded to Howard Jacobson - again. But what makes you laugh? Terry Pratchett and a pig at Hay Festival 2012. Photograph: Jeff Morgan Most litera from Guardian Unlimited Read more »
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