8 Award-Winning Literary Fiction Books You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Despite winning awards, these little-known beautiful and thought-provoking literary fiction books, like Last of Her Name by Mimi Lok, remain criminally underrated. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

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8 Award-Winning Literary Fiction Books You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Despite winning awards, these little-known beautiful and thought-provoking literary fiction books, like Last of Her Name by Mimi Lok, remain criminally underrated. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-08-01 10:34:00 UTC ]
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Justin Torres, Author of ‘Blackouts,’ Wins National Book Award for Fiction

Ned Blackhawk received the nonfiction award, with “The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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20 Award-Winning Historical Fiction Books

From the Pulitzer and Booker to the Walter Scott Prize and more, these award-winning historical fiction books are the best in the genre! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-08-24 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Outer Sight: The Best Science Fiction Books You’ve Never Heard of

These hidden gems are all great works of imagination set near and far that you need to add to your TBR ASAP. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-15 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Children's book on Governor General's Literary Award short list a win for Indigenous publishing, author says

A children's book shortlisted for a 2021 Governor General's Literary Award was written by a University of Guelph associate professor who specializes in the history of Indigenous Peoples and illustrated by an Ojibway multidisciplinary artist. ... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-11-02 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Who Will Win the National Book Award for Fiction, According to My Dad

These are some important things to know about my dad: every Halloween he dresses up in a different inflatable costume to hand out candy, he’s seen Bigfoot, he watches John Wick about once a month, he wanted to name me Elvis, and when I was younger he read all my favorite books along with me.... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Jesmyn Ward Wins Second National Book Award in Fiction

Bill Clinton handed Scholastic's Dick Robinson a lifetime achievement award. 'The happy ending still beckons,' Proulx said at the National Book Awards. The post Jesmyn Ward Wins Second National Book Award in Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Child of Books wins Bologna Ragazzi Award for fiction

Walker Books' A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston has won the fiction category in the Bologna Ragazzi Award 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Colson Whitehead wins for fiction at the National Book Awards

In a year plagued by racial tensions, Colson Whitehead took the National Book Award for fiction for his novel "The Underground Railroad," a visceral and creative imagining of a female slave's escape from slavery. Although it takes years to write a book and bring it to publication, the National... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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VIDEO: The Pike wins non-fiction book award

Author Lucy Hughes-Hallett has won the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction for The Pike, her biography of philandering Italian poet and politician Gabriele D'Annunzio. Continue reading at BBC News

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‘B-Side Books’ adds to your must-read stack with the best books you’ve never heard of

Launched in 2017, the essay series celebrates literature of “unsung, under-recognized genius.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Singapore Book Awards 2020: A Dessert Guide Wins Book of the Year

The 2020 Singapore Book Awards include three newly added digital-publishing categories including audiobook, ebook, and digital marketing. The post Singapore Book Awards 2020: A Dessert Guide Wins Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Carty-Williams' Queenie wins Book of the Year at British Book Awards

Candice Carty-Williams has become the first black female writer to win Book of the Year at the British Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 15:02:06 UTC ]
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Averiss and Beardshaw win Book of the Year at Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards

Corrinne Averiss and Rosalind Beardshaw have triumphed at this year’s Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards to win the Book of the Year Award for My Pet Star (Hachette Children’s Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 19:52:05 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

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8 Science Fiction Books that are Impossible to Adapt to the Screen

What are your favorite science fiction novels that have yet to see a film adaptation? Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Bans, Gaza Take Center Stage at Lambda Literary Awards

At the June 11 ceremony honoring LGBTQ literature, Catherine Lacey and Bryan Washington took home top prizes in an evening otherwise dominated by small and independent presses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Apple is adapting the Hugo Award-winning sci-fi book series Murderbot

The Hugo Award-winning The Murderbot Diaries books from Martha Wells are becoming a 10-episode Apple TV+ series starring Alexander Skarsgård, Apple announced. It will follow a self-aware "SecUnit" robot that must hide its free will in order to complete a dangerous assignment and comes from About... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-12-15 11:55:59 UTC ]
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Fresh Off a National Book Award Win, Omnidawn Looks Toward the Holidays

This year, the nonprofit publisher won its first National Book Award for Craig Santos Perez's poetry collection 'from unincorporated territory [åmot].' Its publisher, Rusty Morrison, forecasts solid sales for that title, and others, this holiday season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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8 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming Out in December

December's new SFF releases bring not one but three new additions to series we love, a brand new romantasy trilogy, and more! Continue reading at Book Riot

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