Smith, McBride, Filer and Moran on National Book Awards shortlists

Man Booker-shortlisted Ali Smith, Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction winner Eimear McBride, and Costa Book of the Year winner Nathan Filer are among the authors vying at the Specsavers National Book Awards this year. Presented in association with high street campaign Books Are My Bag, the awards will celebrate writers in 10 categories, with nominees also including Mary Berry, Caitlin Moran, David Walliams and John Cleese. Winners will be announced on Wednesday 26th November, with a reception to follow at 11 Downing Street, residence of the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: ‘Development of Nations’ and Criticism

The Zayed Award honors finalists in ‘he Development of Nations' and criticism from Egypt, Morocco, the United Arab Emirates, and Tunisia. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: ‘Development of Nations’ and Criticism appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Rowling, Smith and Oliver make British Book Awards '30 from 30' shortlist

JK Rowling, Zadie Smith and Jamie Oliver have made the shortlist for the British Book Awards "30 from 30" trophy that will crown one book the “best” of the past three decades. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Zadie Smith, Rachel Kushner among nominees for 2019 National Book Critics Circle Awards

The National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for its annual literary awards on Tuesday, with Zadie Smith, Rachel Kushner, Robert Christgau and the late Denis Johnson among the nominees. Los Angeles author Kushner's "The Mars Room" and Johnson's "The Largesse of the Sea Maiden" both... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The UK’s National Book Awards Announce Holiday Season Shortlists

Designed 'to find the best popular books of the year in the lead-up to Christmas,' the UK's Specsavers National Book Awards will end with a consumer vote. The post The UK’s National Book Awards Announce Holiday Season Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Ryan, Barry, McBride on Irish Book Awards shortlists

Donal Ryan, Sebastian Barry, Eimear McBride and Emma Donoghue are all shortlisted for Novel of the Year at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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James McBride, George Packer are National Book Awards winners

James McBride won the National Book Award for fiction for his novel set during the Civil War, while George Packer picked up the non-fiction award for his examination of contemporary America. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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McBride wins US National Book Award

McBride's The Good Lord Bird was a surprise winner of the prestigious award which honours works by US authors published over the past year. Continue reading at BBC News

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National Book Awards go to James McBride, George Packer

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National Book Critics Circle Awards Shortlist Includes Just One Translation

Add to the growing list of prize shortlists the latest from the NBCC, which includes just a single translation: Lauren Binet's HHhH, translated by Sam Taylor. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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E.L. James on National Book Awards shortlists

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First National Antiracist Book Festival Launched by National Book Award Winner

Ibram Kendi, who received the 2016 National Book Award for his book 'Stamped From the Beginning,' has launched the first National Antiracist Book Festival, to be held April 27 at American University in Washington, D.C. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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British Book Award Issues Its 2021 ‘Book of the Year’ Shortlists

This year's new 'page-turner' category is included in the 'book of the year' shortlists for the 'Nibbies,' for an awards event May 13. The post British Book Award Issues Its 2021 ‘Book of the Year’ Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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British Book Awards 2020: Books of the Year shortlists revealed

The eight shortlists for the British Book Awards have been revealed with heavyweights Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo, Philip Pullman and David Walliams all in the running for the Book of the Year accolades.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event

The Sheikh Zayed Book Prize announces shortlists and readies a special program at London Book Fair on the impact of prize programs on translation. The post The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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National Book Awards 2019 celebrate the vitality of books in our culture

A diverse group of writers was recognized by the National Book Foundation for shaping the literary landscape over the past year. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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National Book Awards 2019 celebrate the vitality of books in our culture

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British Book Awards and The Bookseller working class survey shortlisted for PPA Awards

The British Book Awards and The Bookseller’s working class survey have been shortlisted for prizes at this year’s Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Independent Publisher Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The British Book Awards Books of the Year shortlists revealed

All eight shortlists for the British Book Awards Books of the Year have been announced, with a strong focus on international writers including Michelle Obama, Michael Wolff, Sally Rooney and Leila Slimani. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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