Prize Winner Is Hot in France

After winning France’s most prestigious literary award, the Prix Goncourt, early in November, "Compass" by Mathias Enard moved up to the third spot in the country’s fiction bestseller list at the end of the month. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Prize Winners On Top in France, Spain

Leïla Slimani’s thriller Chanson douce, which opens with the killing of two children by their caretaker, took the top spot on the fiction bestseller list in France at the end of November. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In ‘Here We Are,’ Booker Prize winner Graham Swift casts a spell

Swift’s novel is about young love and the little acts of chance and villainy that realign lives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Windham-Campbell Prizes to hold hybrid winners' 'festival'

The Windham-Campbell Prizes will this year hold the annual autumn festival at Yale University, celebrating the work of the winners, as a hybrid virtual and print “festival”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Singapore Book Council Names its 2020 Literature Prize Winners

The Singapore Literature Prize program honors work in the four official languages of the island nation: Chinese, English, Malay, and Tamil. The post Singapore Book Council Names its 2020 Literature Prize Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Viking signs Pulitzer Prize-winner's 'historic biography' of Malcolm X

Viking has signed an “epic” biography of Malcolm X by Les Payne and Tamara Payne, drawing on three decades of author interviews to rewrite much of the known narrative. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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L.A. Times Book Prize Winners Announced

The 40th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced today on Twitter. The prizes are given in 12 categories, and titles from Penguin Random House took home six. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Named Editor in Sharon, New Castle

Jeffrey Gerritt, recipient of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing, has been appointed editor of the Sharon Herald and Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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World Literature Today Announces 2020 Student Translation Prize Winners

News and Events The Editors of WLT From left to right, prose winner Jamie Lauer and writer Pía Barros, poetry winner Russell Karrick, poet Lucía Estrada. Jamie Lauer and Russell Karrick recently were named as the recipients of the third annual... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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2020 Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced

The 2020 Pulitzer Prize winners in 15 Journalism and seven Book, Drama and Music categories were announced on Monday, May 4 at Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Here are the winners of this year’s LA Times Book Prizes.

This is the 40th year of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes (which celebrates excellence in the following twelve categories as well as champions new writers), but it is the first time the winners were announced on Twitter. You can feel like you’re a part of the virtual celebration with this video... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Coronavirus is topic one among newly announced L.A. Times Book Prize winners

The 14 Times book prize winners, including Steph Cha, Namwali Serpell, Marlon James and George Packer, were honored in a virtual ceremony on Twitter. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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How language can destroy or rebuild, per Times Book Prize fiction winner Ben Lerner

The author of "The Topeka School," winner of the 2019 Times Book Prize for fiction, speaks on poetry, debate, citizenship and crisis homeschooling. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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And the winner of the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize is…

The Aspen Institute has just announced the winner of their 2020 Literary Prize: Christy Lefteri, for her novel, The Beekeeper of Aleppo, which tells the story of Syrian refugees in Great Britain. The Aspen Words Literary Prize was established to celebrate a work of fiction that spotlights a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Here are the winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, one of the Arab world’s major literary prizes.

The Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, among the most esteemed and lucrative literary prizes in the Arab world, recognized winners across seven categories today. This year marks the 14th edition of the awards, each of which comes with a cash prize of $204,000. These awards acknowledge literary and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Li and Kapil among winners of Windham-Campbell Prizes

Yiyun Li and Bhanu Kapil are among the writers to receive a $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prize this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Anna Burns’s ‘Little Constructions’ is just as twisting and tragicomic as her Booker Prize winner ‘Milkman’

The author’s second novel, finally getting published in the United States, was first released in the United Kingdom in 2007. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Olga Tokarczuk - Nobel Prize Winner

To those familiar with Olga Tokarczuk’s work, it was not so much a matter of whether she would win the Nobel Prize, but when. For many years she has been Poland’s leading contemporary novelist, and her nine novels and three short-story collections have been translated worldwide. The... Continue reading at British Council global

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Egypt’s Muhammad Abdelnabi Wins France’s Arab Literature Prize

Saying he 'wanted to write a story without it being shocking,' Abdelnabi talks about his book based on an actual case of anti-gay police action in Cairo. The post Egypt’s Muhammad Abdelnabi Wins France’s Arab Literature Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Ronan Farrow does goofy voices in his dead-serious MeToo audiobook

The audiobook version of “Catch and Kill” features first-rate reporting and some wince-worthy character work. (You do NOT want to hear him do Trump’s voice.) What: The least necessary vocal inflection in recent memory.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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