Tiya Miles Wins Canada’s $75,000 Cundill History Prize

Harvard's Tiya Miles wins the Cundill History Prize's top honor for 'All That She Carried,' a 2021 National Book Award winner. The post Tiya Miles Wins Canada’s $75,000 Cundill History Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-12-02 03:01:11 UTC ]
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Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize

The agency, formed by three publishing houses, this year has captured both the 'adult' Finlandia Prize and the junior prize in children's literature. The post Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British writers can’t win the big US prizes, so why can Americans win the Booker? | Tibor Fischer

Opening the prize to global competition has been good for its profile, good for US writers - and a problem for novelists here and from the CommonwealthTonight the five judges of the Man Booker prize will announce this year’s winner. It was also the votes of five judges that chose the winners at... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Literature Prize Becomes The Folio Prize, Valued at £40,000

The Folio Society will sponsor the newly named Folio Prize, a literature award of £40,000 to honor the best English-language fiction published in the UK. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Carrère wins first French "prize of prizes"

The first annual literary ‘prize of prizes’ has been awarded to Emmanuel Carrè... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Kairos' Wins 2024 International Booker Prize

The honors for Jenny Erpenbeck's novel, translated from the German by Michael Hofmann and published by New Directions, come with a £50,000 cash prize, which is split equally between the author and translator. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobel Prize-Winning Author Alice Munro has Died at 92

She won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2013, with the Academy saying she could "accommodate the entire epic complexity of the novel in just a few short pages." Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-05-14 16:57:50 UTC ]
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Isabella Hammad Wins the 2024 Aspen Words Literary Prize

The US$35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize goes to Isabella Hammad, whose 'Enter Ghost' explores the Palestinian diaspora. The post Isabella Hammad Wins the 2024 Aspen Words Literary Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-04-26 13:34:35 UTC ]
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9 facing charges in Canada's biggest gold theft in the country's history

Canadian police say nine people are facing charges in the biggest gold theft in Canadian history from Toronto’s Pearson International airport a year ago Continue reading at ABC News

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Oh, Queer Canada: A Reading List for Americans in Search of LGBTQ Canadian History

When I was a child, my grandfather was embroiled in a quiet, and possibly entirely one-sided, feud with his next-door neighbor. Every summer I would visit my grandparents for a week, and follow Grandpa on his morning walks through the woodlot, along a path that skirted the neighbor’s field. Each... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Toronto: The $150,000 Carol Shields Prize Names Its Shortlist

Four of the five shortlisted titles in the Carol Shields Prize are from Penguin Random House companies, while one is from SPJ Lit. The post Toronto: The $150,000 Carol Shields Prize Names Its Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-04-09 12:01:04 UTC ]
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Bologna 2024: Publishers from Colombia, New Zealand, Morocco Win Top Prizes

Each year the Bologna Children’s Book Fair honors a half dozen publishers with the BOP - Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publishers of the Year; the 2024 winnerswere announced on April 8. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize–Winning Psychologist and Author, Dies at 90

Kahneman's 2011 bestseller 'Thinking, Fast and Slow' exposed the psychological underpinnings of economic decision-making, and his research—much of it conducted with fellow psychologist Amos Tversky—earned him a Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Paul Yoon Wins 20th Annual Story Prize

'The Hive and the Honey' is the winner of this year's Story Prize, which was presented at a ceremony March 26 at the Lotos Club in New York City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Paul Murray’s The Bee Sting wins inaugural Nero book of the year prize

Irish author’s ‘suspenseful and linguistically astonishing’ fourth novel praised for its ‘great wit and humanity’ by judge Bernardine EvaristoThe Irish author Paul Murray has won the inaugural £30,000 Nero Gold prize for The Bee Sting, a comic family saga set in rural Ireland.Murray was... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-03-14 19:30:28 UTC ]
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At 75, Thames & Hudson Rolls Out New Publishing Programs, Book Design Prize

The illustrated book publisher will launch a new series of small-format titles, gift program, and book design prize, alongside unique branding, to commemorate its 75th anniversary. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Ireland’s Paul Lynch Wins the 2023 Booker Prize for Fiction

'Prophet Song,' Irish author Paul Lynch's fifth novel, is a study in contemporary literary intensity, winning the Booker Prize for Fiction. The post Ireland’s Paul Lynch Wins the 2023 Booker Prize for Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-11-26 22:00:45 UTC ]
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Paul Lynch Wins 2023 Booker Prize for 'Prophet Song'

The Irish novelist has won the 2023 Booker Prize for his latest, which our reviewer calls a "slow-burning dystopian novel" about an Irish family "shattered by the rise of a radical right-wing party." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A.S. Byatt, British writer and author of Booker Prize-winning 'Possession,' dies at 87

British author A.S. Byatt, who was known for award-winning works including 'Possession' and 'The Children's Book,' has died. She was 87. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-11-17 17:18:21 UTC ]
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