>I’ve just heard (thanks Jessica!) that Ron Currie Jr. won the NYPL Young Lions Award last night at a ceremony in New York. Congratulations, Ron! The finalists were:
Ron Currie, Jr., God Is Dead
Ellen Litman, The Last Chicken in America
Peter Nathaniel Malae, Teach the Free Man
Dinaw Mengestu, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears
Emily Mitchell, The Last Summer of the World
Update: See this report in Galleycat.