Lettre Ulysses Award for the art of reportage

Nuruddin Farah

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"The writer figure as it were, the author, is a unique creation of the West, an individual author who goes around and looks, and examines, and incorporates this very diverse experience and becomes an authority on his subject. Those claims are looking increasingly shallow and quite flawed."Pankaj Mishra (jury member 2004 & 2005)