National Book Awards Honor ‘Echo Maker’, ‘Worst Hard Time’
by Bob Thompson for Washington Post
‘ Richard Powers won the National Book Award for fiction Wednesday night for his novel “The Echo Maker.”
“I’ve got to say, that does a number on your brain chemistry,” Powers said in accepting the award — an appropriate remark for a man whose book was described as “a kind of neuro-cosmological adventure” by Sebastian Faulks, reviewing it for The Washington Post. ‘
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