Suresha honored with book award

A New Milford author's book has been chosen as an honor book in the storytelling collections category of the 2012 Storytelling World Awards.

Ron J. Suresha's "The Uncommon Sense of the Immortal Mullah Nasruddin" was recognized in the annual national refereed competition for valued resources in the storytelling collections (all ages) category.

The 232-page folk humor collection details the exploits of the 800-year-old Turkish "wise fool," published last year by Lethe Press.

The winners and honors for each year's awards are displayed on the back cover of the April/May issue of Storytelling World/ Storytelling Magazine, or are showcased inside the issue by categories.

The book cover and information are published permanently on the Storytelling World website at

The book includes a preface by Connecticut Storytelling Center Executive Director Ann Shapiro.

The book may be purchased in softcover for $18. It is also available for Kindle, iBook and all electronic-book formats at

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