Howard Jacobson's The Finkler Question, has won the Man Booker Prize. Apparently, it's the first "unabashedly comic novel" to win the coveted prize.
There will be cries of "about time too" for a funny and warm writer, now 68, who has long been highly regarded but unrewarded when it comes to major literary prizes.
Kalooki Nights has been sitting around here unread since it showed up eons ago. Guess it's time.