When she received notification by mail that she was to be awarded the Man Booker International Prize for 2013, she stayed awake all night worrying that it would or wouldn’t affect her life. She got up the next morning and brushed her teeth, using the ‘morning’ tooth brush, but still was unable to decide. The End.
—-Robert Hemphill is an author and former senior executive with a global power company. His most recent book is Dust Tea, Dingoes and Dragons, a humorous look at international business. Learn more at www.rfhemphill.com.