We've made a couple of changes to our Puddlys Prize this year. We discovered that galoshes made entirely of 24-carat gold have a nasty tendency to be sort of heavy, and also to stick in puddles at crucial moments like, say, when one is crossing a rain-slicked street in heavy traffic. Therefore, this year's galoshes are made of a fine, breathable latex inlaid with 9-carat gold bands. The other big change is, all acceptance speeches must come in under twenty seconds or we're cueing up the orchestra. And without further ado, the winners:
Results were calculated based on the number of votes submitted for a given title, not a specific ISBN (edition, binding, et al.). For example, all the votes for The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay be it for the paperback, the hardcover, the audio book, the first edition, and so on count toward its placement in the final list.
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