The L.A. Times announces its 2019 Book Prize finalists and a new award for science fiction.

It’s an exciting year for the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes! This will be its 40th year of celebrating the literary community. The Times announced their 2019 Book Prize finalists today; the winners will be announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles on April 17th. Additionally, bestselling crime novelist Walter Mosley (best known for his […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Finalists announced for 2019 New Zealand Book Awards

The field of finalists for the NZ Book awards has been whittled down to 16 top picks. Continue reading at Stuff

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L.A. Times Book Prize finalists include Joyce Carol Oates and Ta-Nehisi Coates; John Rechy receives lifetime achievement award

Finalists for the 2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes include Joyce Carol Oates, Ron Chernow, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jesmyn Ward. The awards will be presented on the campus of USC on April 20, the eve of the L.A. Times Festival of Books. Finalists for the book prizes, which are awarded in 10... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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L.A. Times Book Prize Finalists Announced

Fifty nominees in 10 categories are up for the awards, and the winners will be revealed on April 18. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Richard Flanagan takes the Man Booker Prize, National Book Awards finalists are announced

Flanagan took the Man Booker Prize for his book 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North,' while works such as 'All the Light We Cannot See,' by Anthony Doerr and 'Age of Ambition,' by Evan Osnos made the cut for the National Book Award shortlists. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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2013 L.A. Times Book Prize Finalists Announced

Fifty titles in 10 categories are in contention for the awards, which will be revealed in April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Announcing the 2012 L.A. Times Book Prize finalists

The finalists for the 33rd L.A. Times Book Prizes were announced Thursday morning. Two authors -- Margaret Atwood and Kevin Starr -- will also receive special recognition. This post has been updated; see below for details. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Competition Notes: Sunday Times Prize Judges, Harper Lee Legal Fiction Prize Finalists

Elif Shafak and Lucy Hughes-Hallett are named judges in London; the public is one of five judges in the Alabama-based Harper Lee Prize. The post Competition Notes: Sunday Times Prize Judges, Harper Lee Legal Fiction Prize Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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2020 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

The National Book Award Finalists are here! The winners will be announced November 18, 2020, in a virtual ceremony. Continue reading at Book Riot

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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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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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Ronan Farrow, Emily Bazelon and Colson Whitehead among L.A. Times Book Prize finalists

The 2019 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes honor crime novelist Walter Mosley for lifetime achievement. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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2019 National Book Award Winners Announced

The 2019 National Book Award winners have been announced! Hosted by LeVar Burton, the 70th National Book Award ceremony was a night of storytelling! Continue reading at Book Riot

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2019 National Book Award Winners Announced

The 2019 National Book Award winners were announced in New York City tonight. The big prize for Fiction went to Trust Exercise by Susan Choi (Bonus: Read our 2019 interview with Choi).  In his opening remarks for the 70th annual ceremony, host Levar Burton spoke about the power of books... Continue reading at The Millions

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The 2019 National Book Award Finalists are…

Here are the 25 finalists up for the National Book Awards in of Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature: Finalists for Fiction: Susan Choi, Trust Exercise Henry Holt and Company / Macmillan Publishers Kali Fajardo-Anstine, Sabrina & Corina: Stories... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Here is the 2019 Longlist for the National Book Award for Fiction.

It’s here: the final day of the National Book Foundations’ longlist announcements. Yep, it’s time for the fiction list, as chosen by judges Dorothy Allison, Ruth Dickey, Javier Ramirez, Danzy Senna (Chair), and Jeff VanderMeer from a pool of 397 submitted books. It includes two debut short story... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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2019 National Book Award for Translated Literature Longlist Announced

News and Events The Editors of WLT Today the New Yorker announced the longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature. With such a wealth of talent on display, we don’t envy the judges’ task. To aid you, the reader, in appreciating the... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Royal Society Science Book Prize 2019 shortlist revealed

The Royal Society Science Book Prize shortlist for 2019 has been revealed with nominations for indies Icon, Bloomsbury and Atlantic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK’s Polari Book Prize Names Its 2019 Longlists: Two Awards, 12 Contenders

Narrowing down its longlists, the now double-award Polari Prize program names a doze titles for its shortlists. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Two Prizes, Two Shortlists n June 10, the dual-award Polari Prize program announced the longlists for its 2019 cycle in honoring... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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