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Catton to be awarded honorary doctorate

New Zealand author Eleanor Catton will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Literature from Victoria University of Wellington, reports Booksellers NZ. Catton, whose second novel The Luminaries (Granta) won the 2013 Man Booker Prize, will receive the doctorate at the university’s May graduation ceremony. Catton has a Master of Arts in Creative Writing...

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