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'Infrared' scream: Nancy Huston wins Bad Sex in Fiction Award

It’s probably safe to say Nancy Huston's bodice was not rippling with ecstasy when the internationally acclaimed author found out she won this year’s Bad Sex in Fiction Award.The Literary Review magazine in London has bestowed the tongue-in-cheek honor each year since 1993. Its aim is to discourage the “crude, tasteless and often perfunctory passages of sexual description in modern novels.��
British author Nancy Huston poses with h
British author Nancy Huston poses with her book \"Fault Lines\" which was shortlisted for the Orange Broadband 2008 Prize for Fiction in central London on June 4, 2008. Three Britons, two Canadians and an American were shortlisted for the 30,000-pound (59,000-dollar, 37,000-euro) prize, open to female authors writing in English whose works were published in Britain in the past year. AFP PHOTO/MAX NASH (Photo credit should read MAX NASH/AFP/Getty Images)
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