GG Literary Awards 2012 winners


You can see this year's English language winners in the gallery below. We also have feature Q&As with fiction winner Linda Spalding and nonfiction winner Ross King!

Q&A with Linda Spalding (The Purchase)

linda-spalding-60.jpg"We intend to do well and be good and we fail a lot of the time. And we all worry about that in ourselves. I think we all come up a bit short. Maybe I'm wrong, but I suspect that we all have ideals about ourselves that we don't quite fulfill. And I guess that's what the connection is now with people."

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Q&A with Ross King (Leonardo and The Last Supper)

Ross_King-60.jpg"What fascinated me was that [Leonardo da Vinci] was 42-years-old when he began it, which was really the life expectancy of a man born in 15th century Italy. And to that point, he had yet to achieve anything with his paint brush, really in any medium, that would have made it to the great pantheon of Italian artists, something that he very much wanted to do."

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Win copies of this year's fiction and nonfiction award-winning books!

We're giving away copies of Linda Spalding's The Purchase and Ross King's Leonardo and The Last Supper in a random draw! Just email cbcbooks[@] with the subject header "GG Books giveaway" by Sunday, November 18 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Rules and regulations are available here.