Continuing Awards Season Coverage

October 6th, 2005 · No Comments
by Booksquare

Okay, not really. Others have far more energy for following the Wild World of Awards, and we leave the analysis to them. It is our job to find those nuggets of useful advice in the swirl of news. For example, Ron Hogan continues his guest stint at Galleycat (at what point does a guest become a permanent resident, if only by apartment-dwelling standards?) with a few observations about the Orange Awards, mainly relating to unfortunate photo moments. His final note, however, is the most important:

I could also observe that the Orange Prize is black, and the Orange of Oranges is white, but really that just makes my head hurt.

Why, oh why, not orange? It fits with every decor.

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