Nether regions and pavements hot on Diagram Prize shortlist

Witches, camels, nether regions and pavements are just some of the subjects covered by the shortlisted books on this year's Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year. The seven-strong shortlist celebrates the most peculiar titles published in the year, with the winner chosen by a public vote. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

Six books, one each translated from Dutch, Farsi, German, and Japanese and two from Spanish, have made the shortlist for the 2020 International Booker Prize. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies dominate 2020 International Booker Prize shortlist

Four indie publishers—Fitzcarraldo, Charco Press, Europa and Faber & Faber—have made the six-strong shortlist for 2020's £50,000 International Booker Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 22:06:39 UTC ]
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International Booker Prize to reveal shortlist digitally

The International Booker Prize is the latest prize to announce it is going digital in 2020 in wake of the coronavirus crisis.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-24 20:18:15 UTC ]
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Zadie Smith and Ben Lerner shortlisted for Rathbones Folio Prize 2020

Zadie Smith and Ben Lerner are among the eight authors shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-25 23:52:49 UTC ]
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Lemn Sissay's memoir shortlisted for Slightly Foxed Best Biography Prize

Lemn Sissay’s account of his childhood in care My Name is Why (Canongate) has been shortlisted for the 2019 Slightly Foxed Best Biography Prize along with Francesca Segal’s story of sitting "vigil" for her premature twins, Mother Ship (Chatto & Windus). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-06 22:27:54 UTC ]
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Six-strong Portico Prize shortlist channels 'spirit of the North'

Books from Fleet, Picador and Lightning Books are in the running for the £10,000 Portico Prize for Literature, an award "for outstanding literature that best evokes the spirit of the North". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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SoA unveils shortlists for 2019's Translation Prizes

The shortlists for the Society of Authors’ 2019 Translation Prizes have been revealed, seeing 35 translated works from nine different languages put into the running for almost £20,000 in prizes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Tony Lothian Prize 2019 shortlist revealed

The six-strong shortlist for this year’s Tony Lothian Prize, which awards £2,000 to the best unpublished biography, have been announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 22:18:02 UTC ]
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The Dirt Hole cleans up to claim the 2019 Diagram Prize

A re-released classic hunting and trapping guide has snared the 41st edition of The Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 11:06:09 UTC ]
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DSC Prize for South Asian Literature shortlist revealed

​Six novels have been shortlisted for the 2019 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, as the award returns for its ninth year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 19:11:34 UTC ]
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Ellman and Barr make Saltire Literary Awards shortlist as new prizes introduced

Booker nominated Lucy Ellman and journalist Damian Barr have made the shortlist for the 2019 Saltire Literary Awards, which this year will feature two brand new prizes.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction shortlist revealed

Casey Cep, Laura Cumming and Hallie Rubenhold are among the authors shortlisted for the £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction, in a "magnificent" shortlist dominated by female authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-21 13:32:45 UTC ]
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Olds, Anaxagorou, Bernard on T S Eliot Prize shortlist

Previous winner Sharon Olds is up against debut poets Anthony Anaxagorou and Jay Bernard on the 10-strong shortlist for the 2019 T S Eliot Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 07:11:47 UTC ]
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Ellmann, Haddon and Levy make Goldsmiths Prize shortlist

Lucy Ellmann, Mark Haddon and Deborah Levy are among the authors on a shortlist dominated by indie presses for this year’s Goldsmiths Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bezmozgis, Ohlin Make Giller Prize Shortlist

The shorlist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, which awards C$100,000 for the best Canadian work of fiction, includes four authors previously in contention. Among them are David Bezmozgis and Alix Ohlin, but no Margaret Atwood. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Center for Fiction Names 2019 First Novel Prize Shortlist

The Center for Fiction named its 2019 First Novel Prize shortlist this morning. The post Center for Fiction Names 2019 First Novel Prize Shortlist appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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Here are the seven shortlisted debut novels for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Lit Hub is excited to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. This year’s judging panel included Tommy Orange, Emma Straub, Monique Truong, Maaza Mengiste, and Claire Messud. They are: De’Shawn Charles Winslow, In West Mills Chia-Chia Lin, The Unpassing Julia... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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German Book Prize Releases Its 2019 Shortlist: ‘Generational Shift’

Jury chair Jörg Magenau says that issues of family relationships and contemporary male identity are at play in the German Book Prize 2019 shortlist. The post German Book Prize Releases Its 2019 Shortlist: ‘Generational Shift’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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British historians shortlisted for Cundill History Prize

Four British historians make up half the shortlist for the Cundill History Prize 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-19 20:33:20 UTC ]
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Baggini, Green and Lovell make Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize shortlist

Julian Baggini, Toby Green and Julia Lovell are among the six-strong shortlist for this year’s £25,000 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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