Tuesday, August 6, 2013 |
The winner of the 2013 award, Manil Suri, gets the shade of slate grey (fourth on our scale of light to dark) for his novel The City of Devi, and in particular, for a sex scene featuring his hyperbolic use of an astronomy metaphor.
"We streak like superheroes past suns and solar systems, we dive through shoals of quarks and atomic nuclei. In celebration of our breakthrough fourth star, statisticians the world over rejoice."
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