The South African author had been shortlisted twice before.
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Eight decades of phenomenal fiction.
The award was controversial—but not for the reasons you might think.
“With a pencil and paper I could revise the world.”—Alison Lurie
The author of The Keepers of the House was 91.
Only women and nonbinary authors will be eligible to win.
The Guadeloupean writer took home the The New Academy Prize, which is replacing the Nobel Prize in Literature this year.
Andrew Sean Greer and James Forman Jr. are the latest authors to receive the prestigious awards.
Both authors were awarded Carnegie Medals for "literary excellence" by the American Library Association.
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Saunders is one of just two Americans who have nabbed the UK's top literary prize.