Friday, November 20, 2009

Ismailis in the News - MG Vassanji awarded Governor General Award for non-fiction

Zee's Notes: Moyez Vassanji continues to rack up the awards and his 15 minutes of fame is getting to be 'hours' - but kidding aside MG Vassanji deserves all the accolades - if you read his books you know what I mean. Hey I actually read his books from cover to cover and here is my take on what I thought about his latest award winning masterpiece.


M.G.Vassanji, from Toronto, accepts the Governor General's Literary Award for Non-Fiction for his book "A Place Within:Rediscovering India," at a ceremony Tuesday, November 17, 2009 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz The Canadian Press

Acclaimed fiction writer MG Vassanji wins GG for non-fiction debut

The Canadian Press - ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
MONTREAL — MG Vassanji's fiction has been heaped with critical acclaim, but it was his non-fiction debut that grabbed the spotlight Tuesday as the Toronto ...
MG Vassanji wins 

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