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Scott O’Connor & Michael Levy Win Barnes & Noble Discover Awards

Untouchable by Scott O’Connor has won Barnes & Noble’s 2011 Discover Award for fiction. Kosher Chinese by Michael Levy won the nonfiction award.

Both writers will receive $10,000  and “a full year of marketing and merchandising support from the bookseller.” The winners were revealed at a ceremony in New York City.

Here’s more from the release: “Second place winners include Alice LaPlante’s novel Turn of Mind (Grove/Atlantic) for fiction and Day of Honey by Annia Ciezadlo (Free Press) for nonfiction. Each award carries a $5,000 prize. Third place was awarded to Volt by Alan Heathcock (Graywolf Press) for fiction and [sic]: a Memoir by Joshua Cody (W. W. Norton & Co.) for nonfiction. Each received a $2,500 prize.”

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