The Age of Hope by David Bergen has won the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award and the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction at the Manitoba Book Awards. The Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award honours books that evoke the special character of and contribute to the appreciation and understanding of the City of Winnipeg. The Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction is awarded to a Manitoba writer whose book is judged the best book of adult fiction published in 2012. Bergen has now won four Margaret Laurence awards and three Carol Shields awards. Congratulations David!