'American Prometheus' Author Kai Bird Named 2024 BIO Award Winner

Bird is the award-winning author of seven books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning book that served as the basis for Christopher Nolan’s film 'Oppenheimer,' which won seven Academy Awards last night, including best picture. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bono's 'Surrender' Wins Audiobook of the Year at 2024 Audie Awards

At the 29th annual Audies, presented by the Audio Publishers Association and held in Los Angeles on March 4, winners across 27 categories were announced. The night's biggest honor, Audiobook of the Year, went to 'Surrender,' written and narrated by Bono. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Some Authors Were Left Out of Awards Held in China. Leaked Emails Show Why.

When some books, including best sellers, were conspicuously absent from the science fiction Hugo Awards last year, writers and fans became suspicious. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Authors ‘excluded from Hugo awards over China concerns’

Leaked emails reveal organisers of leading science fiction and fantasy awards flagged works of a ‘sensitive political nature’Leaked emails from the organisers of the prestigious Hugo awards for science fiction and fantasy suggest several authors were excluded from shortlists last year after they... Continue reading at The Guardian

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China’s Shanghai Children’s Book Fair Names 2024 Dates

The 11th Shanghai International Children's Book Fair has announced its dates and some of its plans for its 2024 iteration. The post China’s Shanghai Children’s Book Fair Names 2024 Dates appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK: The New Parliamentary Book Award Winners

The eighth cycle of the UK's Parliamentary Book Awards names the program's three winners in a reception at the Houses of Parliament. The post UK: The New Parliamentary Book Award Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-02-07 17:24:31 UTC ]
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The Books Behind the 2024 Academy Award Nominations, Reviewed

Our reviews of the books adapted into and inspiring this year's Academy Award–nominated films, from 'Oppenheimer' and 'Nyad' to 'American Fiction' and 'The Boy and the Heron.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Audio Publishers Association: 2024 Audie Awards Shortlist

The Audio Publishers Association's Audie Awards has created an 'APA Choice' honor for high-flying audiobooks. Winners named May 4. The post Audio Publishers Association: 2024 Audie Awards Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The American Booksellers Association's Winter Institute 2024: All Our Coverage

Booksellers and authors prepare to gather in Ohio’s Queen City for the 2024 ABA Winter Institute. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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CALIBA Presents 2024 Golden Poppy Awards

On January 25, the California Independent Booksellers Alliance hosted a streaming award ceremony honoring “the most distinguished books written and illustrated by creators who have made California their home.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Finalists for the 2024 National Book Critics Circle Awards Announced

The Finalists for 2024 National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced today. They include books published in 2023. Continue reading at Book Riot

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2024 National Book Critics Circle Awards Finalists Announced

Thirty finalists in six categories for this year's National Book Critics Circle Awards, which recognize books from the publishing year 2023, have been announced. 'Washington Post' critic Becca Rothfeld, author Judy Blume, and the American Library Association have also won special awards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Winter Institute 2024: Adult Authors to Meet

Fiction and nonfiction writers presenting their work at this year’s Winter Institute range from renowned keynotes and all-star bestsellers to love-at-first-read newcomers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Science fiction awards held in China under fire for excluding authors

Concerns raised about interference or censorship after documents showed writers were barred despite receiving enough nominationsA prestigious literary award for science fiction, which was hosted in China for the first time, has come under fire for excluding several authors from the 2023 awards,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-01-24 15:53:48 UTC ]
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When They Got the Call: PW Speaks with the 2024 Newbery, Caldecott, and Printz Winners

We spoke with the three big ALA Award winners about their initial reactions to the news. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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2024 Hans Christian Andersen Award Shortlist Announced

The International Board on Books for Young People has announced the shortlist for the 2024 Hans Christian Andersen Awards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Terry Bisson, Award-Winning Sci-Fi Author, Dies at 81

The award-winning science fiction author, whose short story “Bears Discover Fire” swept the genre's major awards in 1990, died on January 10 following a recent cancer diagnosis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The German Audiobook Prize Names Its 2024 Shortlists

The 2024 edition of the German Audiobook Prize issues its shortlists in seven categories, covering books, radio plays, and podcasts. The post The German Audiobook Prize Names Its 2024 Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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