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Spanish Novelist Javier Marías Turns Down €20,000 Government Prize
"[The author] said he had rejected the national narrative prize [Premio Nacional de Narrativa] for his novel The Infatuations because of a lifelong aversion to receiving public money. He is on record as a critic of the way Spain hands out state-backed literary prizes." The Guardian (UK) 10/26/12
Posted October 30, 2012 12:51 AM

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