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Cărtărescu’s Blinding wins the 2015 Leipzig Book Award

Congratulations to Mircea Cărtărescu, author of Blinding, winner of the 2015 Leipzig Book Award for European Understanding!

The jury committee stated:

Transcending all conceivable boundaries, this monumental and unbridled work of prose is, in equal measure, a künstlerroman, an urban critique and a narrative of universal validity that nevertheless transcends reality in a spirit of the surreal, hallucinatory and visionary.

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