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UAlbany's Lydia Davis earns Man Booker prize

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Author Lydia Davis, a writing fellow with the New York State Writers Institute and associate professor and writer-in-residence at the University at Albany, was awarded the Man Booker International Prize, one of the most prestigious prizes in the world of literature, on Thursday. “Lydia is really on a roll,” said Don Faulkner, director of the Writers Institute. “We felt like she was well-positioned to win this award. She is very highly acclaimed as a translator, ...

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