07/03/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

The Believer Book Award: McSweeney's Magazine Announces Annual Book Prize

Percival Everett's seventeenth novel, I Am Not Sidney Poitier, is a wickedly funny, stunningly imaginative, and wholly original book that addresses, head-on, sex, racism, religion, and wealth in America. Did we mention it's really funny? Yes. Did we mention it's really hard to put down? Not yet. Now we have.

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