So. A French writer wins the Nobel Prize. Again.

I love the description of the depth and breadth of international exposure this man. Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio, has lived and breathed into his novels.

An American hasn’t won since 1993. Could it be because we’re a bunch of navel-gazing. TV-obsessed layabouts who can’t be troubled to travel as far as the mailbox much less explore a European city? We can’t say genre writers have never won. Doris Lessing took the prestigious award last year.

Anyway, that was my first observation. Any ideas?