Ruth Ozeki heeft met The Book of Form and Emptiness de Womens Prize for Fiction gewonnen. Dat is gisteravond bekendgemaakt. De juryvoorzitter Mary Ann Sieghart: ‘In an extraordinary year for fiction written by women, and from an incredibly strong shortlist, we were thrilled to choose Ruth Ozeki’s The Book of Form and Emptiness, which stood out for its sparkling writing, warmth, intelligence, humour and poignancy. A celebration of the power of books and reading, it tackles big issues of life and death, and is a complete joy to read. Ruth Ozeki is a truly original and masterful storyteller.’ Aan de prijs is een bedrag van £30000 verbonden.