“I never dreamed of Booker. I didn’t think I could do it. What a big deal I was surprised, delighted, honored and humbled,” Ms. Shree said. Said in her acceptance speech.
“This award is depressingly satisfying.’Ret Samadhi / Tomb of Sand’is the elegy of the world we live in and the lasting energy that remains hopeful in the face of imminent ruin. Booker is sure that far more people will not harm this book than it would otherwise. “