Nov 07 2011
Alan Hollinghurst, whose recently published book, The Stranger's Child, was controversially omitted from this year's Man Booker shortlist, has been lauded at last Friday's Galaxy National Book Awards, winning the Author of the Year Award.
Emma Donoghue's Room won Paperback of the Year, Patrick Ness won Children's Book of the Year for A Monster Calls, Jennifer Egan won the International Author of the Year for A Visit from the Goon Squad, and S J Watson won Thriller of the Year for Before I Go to Sleep.
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