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This afternoon.

French author Alice Zeniter and Irish translator Frank Wynne have won the 2022 Dublin Literary Award, sponsored by Dublin City Council, for the The Art of Losing.

Losing won.

It’s like rain on your wedding day.

French author Alice Zeniter wins 2022 Dublin Literary Award (RTE)


And, in related news…

Raymond Dolin may need to change the title of his upcoming memoir.Dolin, 39, is hitchhiking across the United States to gather material for his book, “The Kindness of America.”But on Saturday night, the West Virginia man was shot by a random passerby on the side of a highway, the Billings Gazette reports. Dolin was waiting for a ride a couple of miles outside of Glasgow, Montana around 6 pm. That’s when, he says, a man driving a maroon pickup truck pulled up and shot him in the arm before speeding away.

Raymond Dolin, Hitchhiker Writing ‘The Kindness Of America,’ Allegedly Shot By Charles Danielson (HuffPo Crime)

(Hat tip: @columc)