The ABA claims M.T. Anderson received the National Book Award last night for The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing: Traitor to the Nation: Volume One, The Pox Party.
Numerous other internetty places confirm it, so it must be true: yay again!
Last night we were at McIntyre’s Books in Pittsboro, NC, where Kelly read to a nice wee crowd and Beth (hello Beth!) drew a monkey face in our book and we (hopefully) persuaded her to read above said book which is too rich and too smart for us to write about. Just go pick it up and read it!