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Thursday, October 9, 2008

The Contest is Won, the Flame is Gone

Following a week of blazing books, GalleyCat's fiery contest has now ended. For those who have forgotten what it was all about, the editors staged a contest for the name of a book, or poem, or any published work, which proved so controversial when it came into discussion that it ruined a relationship, and destroyed a budding romance.
"Thanks" -- they say -- "to everyone who submitted tales of burned out love and flaming passion for books." The final list has been created, and a number of readers will be receiving a copy of Brock Clarke's An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England, compliments of Algonquin Books.

For the very amusing judge's final decision, read more>>
I can't say I have had many entries for my own informal contest -- the books that made the most difference in your life, and changed your way of thinking. But then again, I haven't even thought of a prize.

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