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Bad Sex Award split between Decoin and Harvey

The Bad Sex in Fiction Award has gone to dual winners Didier Decoin and John Harvey in a Booker-style decision by the judges. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-02 20:10:24 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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Gilbert and Costello on Bad Sex in Fiction Award shortlist

Books by Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert and Mary Costello are in the running for the Bad Sex in Fiction Award this year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 13:01:15 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Acevedo, Sigrid Nunez among National Book Award winners

The winners of the 2018 National Book Awards were announced at a ceremony in New York on Wednesday night, with almost all of the prestigious literary prizes going to authors of color. Sigrid Nunez took home the fiction award for "The Friend," her novel about a woman who inherits a Great Dane... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winners of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, addressing racism and diversity, have been announced

The winners of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, which honor outstanding books that address racism and diversity, will go this year to authors Jesmyn Ward, Kevin Young, N. Scott Momaday and Shane McCrae. Each will be awarded a prize of $10,000. Ward won the fiction award for "Sing, Unburied, Sing,"... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bollen wins Bad Sex in Fiction award

Christopher Bollen has won the 25th annual Literary Review Bad Sex in Fiction Award for The Destroyers (Harper). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Essex Serpent adds top British Book Award to prize haul

Sarah Perry crowns a much-garlanded year for her gothic romp, honoured alongside authors including Kiran Millwood Hargrave and JK RowlingTwo word-of-mouth bookselling success stories – Sarah Perry’s novel The Essex Serpent and Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s young adult book The Girl of Ink and Stars... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Erri De Luca wins Bad Sex in Fiction Award

Erri De Luca has won the 24th annual Literary Review Bad Sex in Fiction Award for The Day Before Happiness (Allen Lane). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morrissey book could win bad sex award

Former Smiths frontman, Morrissey is the hot favourite to win the 2015 Bad Sex in Fiction Award for his first novel, List of the Lost. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2015-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ben Okri given Bad Sex Award

Booker winner Ben Okri has won the Literary Review Bad Sex in Fiction Award for The Age of Magic (Head of Zeus). Okri did not attend the ceremony held last night (3rd December) at the In & Out Club in London, but Laura Palmer, editorial director of Head of Zeus, accepted the prize on his... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flanagan, Murakami and Cunningham on Bad Sex shortlist

Man Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan and distinguished novelists Haruki Murakami and Michael Cunningham are among the authors whose books are in contention for the 22nd Bad Sex in Fiction Award. The prize awards the “most egregious passage of sexual description in a work of fiction”, and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Torday wins Guardian Children’s Fiction award

Piers Torday has won the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award 2014. Torday won the award for The Dark Wild (Quercus), a story about 12-year-old Kester and his adventures amongst some of the last wild animals in the land. The animals believe the time is right to rise up against their human enemies... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Award 2014 nominees for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature are announced

Works that were nominated include 'The Innovators' by Walter Isaacson and 'Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?' by Roz Chast for the nonfiction prize as well as 'All the Light We Cannot See' by Anthony Doerr and 'Station Eleven' by Emily St. John Mandel for the fiction award. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Manil Suri Wins the One Book Prize Most Authors Don’t Want

The Literary Review has awarded its 21st annual Bad Sex in Fiction Award to Manil Suri for a scene in The City of Devi featuring a, err, stellar climax. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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