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Here is the shortlist for the 2020 Costa Book Awards.

The Costa Book Awards, inaugurated in 1971, are a set of annual literary awards, which recognize and honor British and Irish writers of the English language. The Award comes with £5,000, and the winner from each category will be announced on January 4th. This year, Evan Boland’s posthumous... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-25 16:01:53 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #costa book #literary hub #michelle gallen #january 4th #english language #irish writers


What a Book Cover Can Do

As a physical component of the book, the cover is a skin, a membrane, and a safeguard: paper jackets protect hardback boards from scuffing and sun damage, while paperback covers not only hold the book together but also keep its sheets clean and safe from tearing. In the past, paper jackets were... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-25 09:49:15 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book cover #hardback #paperback #literary hub


Allegheny County Jail has severely restricted its incarcerated population’s access to books.

On November 16th, Allegheny County Jail’s incarcerated population got a memo from ACJ warden Orlando Harper letting them know that, due to the security issue of potential contraband, they are no longer allowed to receive books from the outside. Instead, said Harper, incarcerated individuals now... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 19:59:52 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #free books #literary hub


Craig Brown has won the 2020 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction.

The Baillie Gifford Prize, 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 £50,000, and each of the shortlisted authors will receive £1,000. Previous winners include Hallie... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 19:57:04 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book award #literary hub #david france #shortlisted authors #english language #non-fiction writing #craig brown


The biggest book tour in history is taking place on . . . Roblox?

We’ve all had to adapt to the pandemic, and some have adapted more quickly than others—maybe none more so than Ernest Cline, author of Ready Player One, who is touring his new book Ready Player Two on the virtual platform Roblox. The Ready Player Two promotional event will start with a Q&A... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 18:01:53 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book tour #literary hub #ready player #taking place #ernest cline


12 new books to get from your local bookstore today.

In the mood for a little holiday shopping? You know what they say: November is the new December! Who says that? Independent bookstores that need your support now! So here are a dozen new books hitting shelves today. Go forth! * Ernest Cline, Ready Player Two (Ballantine) “This sequel, nine years... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 12:39:52 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookstore #literary hub #ready player #independent bookstores #holiday shopping


Talking to the Editor Behind Back-to-Back Booker Prizes

Last week, Douglas Stuart’s Shuggie Bain was announced this year’s Booker Prize winner. It’s no small feat for any writer, but what makes this win so spectacular is the fact that Shuggie Bain is a debut novel. (It’s only the fifth debut novel to win in the Booker’s 51-year-old history.) During... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 09:51:08 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #debut novel #literary hub #small feat #shuggie bain #douglas stuart


Dr. Ruha Benjamin and Ocean Vuong have won the 2020 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize.

Earlier this morning, the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) announced the winners of the 2020 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize for nonfiction and fiction/poetry. The Award, one of the few major literary prizes from a public library system, comes with a $5,000 purse. Previous winners include... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-23 17:59:11 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literary prize #literary hub #ocean vuong #post dr


When Adrienne Rich Refused The National Book Award

Sponsored by the National Book Committee, the National Book Awards honored writers in ten categories in 1974. In March, the National Book Committee announced the finalists. In poetry, the nominated books were Diving into the Wreck by Adrienne Rich; From Snow and Rock, from Chaos, by Hayden... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-23 09:49:45 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #national book award #literary hub #adrienne rich


Danger and Depth in Literary Thrillers: This Month’s Audiobook Recommendations

“A spoonful of honey makes the medicine go down,” says S. A. Cosby on the appeal of thrillers. The medicine he’s referring to is themes like racism, poverty, and income inequality woven throughout his debut novel, Blacktop Wasteland. “It’s easier to talk about those things,” Cosby says, “if... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-23 09:48:50 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #audiobook #literary hub #audiobook recommendations


J.R.R. Tolkien’s previously unseen essays about Middle-earth will be published in June.

The Nature of Middle-earth, a collection of previously unpublished J.R.R. Tolkien essays exploring the world of Middle-earth, will be released by HarperCollins in June 2021. The work will be edited by Carl F. Hostetter, Tolkien expert and head of the Elvish Linguistic Fellowship. These essays... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-19 16:26:17 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #harpercollins #literary hub #chris smith #previously unpublished


Olga Tokarczuk is publishing an illustrated, all-ages book about finding fulfillment.

Ah, February 2021: maybe by then, we’ll have forgotten that 2020 ever existed. An upcoming book by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones and illustrated by Joanna Concejo, promises to help us cleanse the timeline: The Lost Soul, a story for both children and adults. Publisher Seven... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 18:31:35 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #upcoming book #literary hub #antonia lloyd-jones #olga tokarczuk


Hilary Mantel’s next book will be a short story collection about her childhood.

This morning, Publishers Marketplace reported that two-time Booker Prize winner and historical fiction supremo Hilary Mantel has a new short story collection on the horizon. Learning to Talk, which will be released by Holt at some point next year, is billed as “a collection of loosely... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 18:07:12 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #historical fiction #short stories #literary hub #hilary mantel


Dolly Parton, fairy godmother of American literacy, is also the fairy godmother of American health.

We already love Dolly Parton, not just for her powerhouse songwriting and iconic hair but also for her championing of American literacy—her Imagination Library sends over 1 million free books per month (that’s one book every two seconds!) to children ages 0-5 in the United States, Canada, the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 18:00:10 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #free books #literary hub #dolly parton


Browse excerpts from The Book of Homelessness, a new graphic novel by unhoused creatives.

The Accumulate Art School for the Homeless, a London-based charity that provides creative education and workshops for young homeless people, has partnered with unhoused artists to create a new graphic novel called The Book of Homelessness. The project began with a series of writing and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 17:27:23 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #graphic novel #literary hub #london-based charity


Here’s every winner of the National Book Award for Fiction and Nonfiction during the 21st century.

Dust off your formal wear and break out the bubbly because the National Book Awards (a.k.a. the Oscars of the book world) are nearly upon us. Yes, in just a few short hours, five dumbstruck authors will be fêted, garlanded, and welcomed into the American literary pantheon. For those of you... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 17:04:53 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #national book award #literary hub #book world #21st century


Here are the bookies’ odds for the 2020 Booker Prize.

Apparently, this week is the Super Bowl for the book world (or at least the book world media). Which means you need to do two things to prepare: assemble your snacks (check) and place your bets. Six novels are up for the Booker Prize, the biggest literary prize in the UK, which comes complete... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 14:30:15 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book world #literary prize #literary hub #booker prize #super bowl


Tory-shaming Manchester United star Marcus Rashford is launching a children’s book club.

As many on this side of the pond may not know, Manchester United and England footballer Marcus Rashford is currently all that stands between the United Kingdom and compete moral ruination. In a year where a particularly grotesque grotesquerie of Brexiteer Tories consolidated power,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-17 19:04:34 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #children's book #literary hub #united kingdom #manchester united #book club


V2 by Robert Harris, Read by David Rintoul

Every Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Robin Whitten share their thoughts on Robert Harris’s latest... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-17 17:16:17 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #audiobook #literary hub #latest audiobook #featured listens #audiobook clips #audiobook listening #editors recommend #robert harris


Here’s the shortlist for the 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction.

Let’s start our morning right with the latest book news. Today, the American Library Association announced the shortlist of the 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, which honors the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. in the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-17 15:48:43 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #latest book #library association #literary hub #nonfiction books