U.S. Author Wins Britain's Bad Sex In Fiction Award
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with congratulations to Jonathan Littell.
He's the latest winner of the bad sex in fiction prize. The honor goes to a writer for overwrought descriptions of romantic encounters. Littell won for his descriptions that included comparisons to Cyclops and to a soft boiled egg. He beat out competitors including Phillip Roth. And he enters a pantheon that includes the late and beloved John Updike, who won a lifetime achievement award.
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