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Here’s the shortlist for the 2020 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction.

The UK literary prizes are still coming in hot! Today, the Baillie Gifford Prize announced its 2020 shortlist. The award, founded in 1999 following the end of the NCR Book Award for Nonfiction, celebrates the best non-fiction writing in the English language of the year. The honor comes with... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-15 16:30:50 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of the 2020 American Book Awards.

Three cheers for more exciting book news! Today, the Before Columbus Foundation announced the winners of the 41st-annual American Book Awards. The award, which has no categories or nominees, was created to recognize extraordinary literary achievement from the entire spectrum of America’s diverse... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-14 16:38:41 UTC ]
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Singapore Names 2020 Book Award Finalists, Adds Digital Categories

Recognizing digital publishing and reading in Singapore, the Book Publishers Association's awards this add ebooks, audiobooks, and digital marketing. The post Singapore Names 2020 Book Award Finalists, Adds Digital Categories appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-30 16:12:33 UTC ]
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BEYOND THE BARD: Exploring the Teaching of Contemporary British Literature in Global Higher Education

Guest Blogger: Prof Katy Shaw, University of Northumbria, Vice-Chair of BACLS – the British Association of Literary Studies – and executive committee member of University English, the national subject association. In recent years there has been a rapid rise in the teaching of English Literature... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-05-18 09:30:54 UTC ]
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Make America Sacred Again: Spotlight on Glenn Aparicio Parry

With Original Politics, Nautilus Book Award winner Parry looks to heal divisions and unify the United States. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Award chats kick off with Rónán Hession

The Bookseller is to launch a series of weekly Twitter conversations with the authors shortlisted for this year's British Book Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 18:15:25 UTC ]
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Diversifying the Translation Field: A Conversation with John Keene, by Veronica Esposito

Interviews Veronica Esposito John Keene is the author of Counternarratives, which received an American Book Award and the Republic of Consciousness Prize. He is also the recipient of a Lannan Literary Award and a MacArthur Fellowship. He is the... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-03-30 15:27:14 UTC ]
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Harry Potter named favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of last 20 years

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Bloomsbury) has been voted viewers’ favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of the last 20 years, while Amanda Li’s Rise Up (Buster) and Vashti Hardy’s Wildspark (Scholastic) have also won prizes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 02:44:21 UTC ]
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Here are the finalists for the NYPL’s Helen Bernstein Award, which celebrates working journalists.

Since 1988, the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism has been shining a light on journalists who call attention to vital current events or societal issues. The titles up for consideration this year tackle domestic violence, sexual harassment, mass... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-21 20:39:14 UTC ]
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Graphic novel New Kid wins prestigious Newbery Medal

Jerry Craft’s story exploring ‘friendship, race, class and bullying in a fresh manner’ is the first graphic novel to win the long-running American children’s awardFor the first time, a graphic novel has won the Newbery Medal, the oldest and most prestigious children’s book award in the US. The... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-28 16:03:46 UTC ]
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Damp, wrinkly, virile: Here are this year’s Bad Sex in Fiction Award nominees.

Now that High Book Award Season is coming to a close (right??), we can focus on the prize that really matters: Literary Review‘s Bad Sex in Fiction Award. Since 1993, the UK-based magazine has “honored the year’s most outstandingly awful scene of sexual description in an otherwise good novel.”... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-27 15:51:03 UTC ]
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Children's author Polly Ho-Yen joins Titan with adult debut

Titan Books has signed Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and Blue Peter Book Award shortlisted author Polly Ho-Yen's debut adult novel.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 16:28:19 UTC ]
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What we're reading August 2019

Lowborn by Kerry HudsonKerry Hudson is best known for her award-winning fiction. Her first book, Tony Hogan Bought Me An Ice-cream Float Before He Stole My Ma, won the Scottish First Book Award and earned her a place on the Granta Best of Young British Novelists list. Her latest book, Lowborn,... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-08-30 08:51:45 UTC ]
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Recalling and Reimagining Vietnam: A Conversation with Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith, by Mary E. Adams

Interviews Mary E. Adams Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith was born in Nha Trang, Vietnam, and raised in California. His first book, The Land Baron’s Sun: The Story of Lý Loc and His Seven Wives, won the 2015 Indie Book Award for best poetry collection. His other works... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-08-12 20:31:01 UTC ]
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Laura Ingalls Wilder dropped from US children's book award over racist language

Laura Ingalls Wilder was on the brink of having an award named in her honour, from America's Association for Library Service to Children, when in 1952 a reader complained to the publisher of Little House on the Prairie about what the reader found to be a deeply offensive statement about Native... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Strips 'Laura Ingalls Wilder' Name from Children's Book Award

The Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, voted on Saturday to rename the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, in response to the long-running discussion around prejudice in the author’s work. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Laura Ingalls Wilder removed from book award over racist language

Her Little House on the Prairie series has been criticised for racist stereotypes of Native Americans. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2018-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Muslims wins prize for radical children’s fiction

A children's book published by a tiny independent publisher has beaten off competition from authors such as Malala Yousafzai and Gill Lewis to win the Little Rebels Children's Book Award for Radical Fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kiwi author Joy Cowley shortlisted for top international children's book award

New Zealand author Joy Cowley has been shortlisted for the highest international distinction given to the creators of children's books. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2018-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa’s Book Award: Five Category Winners in the UK, One To Win Book of the Year

Now in line for the overall Costa Book of the Year award–to be announced January 30–the five Costa category winners include three titles from HarperCollins UK imprints. The post Costa’s Book Award: Five Category Winners in the UK, One To Win Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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