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A Horse Walks into a Bar…

Israeli author David Grossman recently won the Man Booker Literature Prize.

The 63-year-old was recognized in London for his novel A Horse Walks into a Bar. “Every sentence in his book counts, every word is important in this outstanding example of the skill of this author,” the leader of the five-man jury, Nick Barley, emphasized. The Man Booker Prize is the leading literature prize in Great Britain, and was first presented in 1969. Since 2005, there has been a second category, the Man Booker International Prize. Every two years, foreign works of literature that have been translated into English are also recognized. In Grossman’s novel, the story is told of the…