#Awards/Prizes

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Book prize names two winners as it criticises 'false hierarchy' of awards

Republic of Consciousness prize honours Will Eaves and Alex Pheby, but says awards make us wrongly consider a sole winner ‘the best’A novel about James Joyce’s troubled daughter, Lucia, and a reimagining of the chemical castration of Alan Turing have been named the joint winners of the Republic... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette and PRH battle it out for The British Book of the Year trade awards

Hachette and Penguin Random House are leading The British Book Awards’ trade shortlists with 11 nominations each, with Hachette managing hat-tricks in both the Imprint and Publisher of the Year categories. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobel Foundation will award two literature prizes this year

Two authors will be awarded the Nobel Prize in literature this year to make up for the cancellation of last year's award, NPR reported Tuesday. The Nobel Foundation made the announcement Tuesday, following months of speculation over the fate of the annual prestigious literary prize. Last year's... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobel Prize in Literature to be awarded twice this year

The Nobel Prize in Literature will be awarded twice this year after the Swedish Academy postponed 2018’s event over a sexual assault scandal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards reveals shortlists for Independent Bookshop of the Year

The British Book Awards, or Nibbies, has revealed the regional shortlists for the 2019 Independent Bookshop of the Year, sponsored by Gardners Books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year 2018: English author Maine scoops prize

Waterstones has named The House Between Tides by Sarah Maine as its Scottish Book of the Year.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Professor Dame Sue Black wins Saltire Book of the Year award

Forensic anthropologist Professor Dame Sue Black has won this year’s £6,000 Saltire Book of the Year award for All That Remains: A Life in Death (Transworld), while Canongate picked up the prize for publisher of the year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Costa Book Awards Shortlists: Half Debuts, £35,000 in Prize Money

The Costa Book Awards for 2018 drew a record 641 entries across the program's five categories. In January, the five category winners will be announced, followed  by the overall winner's ceremony. The post The UK’s Costa Book Awards Shortlists: Half Debuts, £35,000 in Prize Money appeared first... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US National Book Awards Finalists: This Year Including Translations

There's special interest at Frankfurt in the new category for translated literature, as the 2018  National Book Awards in America announce finalists. The post US National Book Awards Finalists: This Year Including Translations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Liam McIlvanney wins Scottish crime book of the year award

Liam McIlvanney's book The Quaker picked up the 2018 McIlvanney Prize, named after his father William. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2018-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Young People’s Literature and the New Translation Prize

Ten books have been named by the National Book Awards to its 2018 longlist in young people's literature, as the National Book Foundation begins several days of longlist announcements. The post National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Young People’s Literature and the New Translation Prize appeared... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Singapore Book Council, in Its 50th Year, Confers 2018 Literature Prize Honors

In Chinese, English, Malay, and Tamil, the Singapore Literature Prizes are conferred every other year in categories of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. The Singapore Book Council, announcing the winners tonight, is celebrating its 50th year of service. The post Singapore Book Council,... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The English Patient' was voted the best book to win Booker Prize in 50 years

Michael Ondaatje's novel "The English Patient" won the Golden Man Booker Prize, a special award established to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the prestigious British literary prize, on Sunday night. "The English Patient" beat out four other books to claim the award, which was voted on by the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Minhinnick scores Wales Book of the Year Award hat-trick

Robert Minhinnick has won the £4,000 Wales Book of the Year Award for the third time for his “powerful and political” poetry collection published by independent press Carcanet—25 years after first scooping the prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Film Awards Add Prize for Illustrated Book on a Film Subject

The new category announced in Frankfurter Buchmesse's Film Awards program is for Best Illustrated Book on a Film-Related Subject–sumptuous film biographies, costume-design studies, or the making of a ground-breaking design: all are fair game in this new class of entry. The post Frankfurter... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In the face of scandals, no Nobel literature prize will be awarded this year

The Swedish Academy has announced the 2018 literature prize will be given in 2019, the first time since 1943 that the prize has been delayed. Allegations of sexual assault against the husband of one of its former members has created a rift within the secret academy.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2018-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scandal-rocked Nobel board won't award literature prize this year

The Swedish Academy says the Nobel Prize in literature will not be awarded this year following sex-abuse allegations and other issues within its ranks that have tarnished the body's reputation. The academy said Friday the 2018 prize will be given in 2019. The decision was made at a weekly meeting... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Ceremony Honors 2018 Winners and Cultural Personality of the Year

Hope and cross-cultural understanding were big themes at the official ceremony honoring the winners of the 2018 Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Abu Dhabi. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Ceremony Honors 2018 Winners and Cultural Personality of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times book prizes awarded to literary veterans, emerging authors

Abortion, gun violence, the global refugee crisis and the degradation of the Great Lakes were among the subjects of books honored Friday at the 38th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. The awards were presented at USC’s Bovard Auditorium on the eve of the two-day L.A. Times Festival of Books,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Awards for women, writers of colour, small presses – why are there so many books prizes?

There are so many literary prizes these days that they could be regarded as an industry in their own right – but they’re needed to change the status quoHow many literary prizes are there in the UK today? To Wikipedia’s tally of around 70, I can immediately add half a dozen more – and still they... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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