iOS app Android app

Book Award

What Is Your Guess for the 2013 Coretta Scott King Book Awards?

Kyra E. Hicks | Posted 03.04.2013 | Books
Kyra E. Hicks

I'm not a statistician. I'm the author of the picture book Martha Ann's Quilt for Queen Victoria. Many bloggers and librarians focus on mock Caldecott award winners. I try to guess who will win the Coretta Scott King Awards.

The Booker Prize Announcement - LIVEBLOG

Posted 12.18.2011 | Books

Join the Books Editor Andrew Losowsky as he waits for the big announcement. Tweet comments at @huffpostbooks, email books@huffingtonpost.com or leave ...

The Oscars of Children's Literature

Monica Edinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Monica Edinger

Giving children's book awards even a smidgen of the attention the Oscars get sends a message that our children matter.

2010 National Jewish Book Awards Announced

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Jewish Book Council crowned Gal Beckerman's "When They Come For Us, We'll Be Gone: The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry" the Jewish Book of the ...

Guardian First Book Award

BBC News | Paul Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The shortlist of titles for the Guardian First Book award has been announced. But even before deliberations reached this stage, the prize has become t...

Booker Prize Winning Follow-Up Release Date Confirmed

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Atlantic Books has revealed that Aravind Adiga's follow-up to the Man Booker prize winning The White Tiger will be published in June next year. Ravi M...

National Book Award Winners Announced

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The National Book Award winners were revealed last night at the 61st National Book Awards Benefit Dinner and Ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New Y...

Giller Prize Winner Finally To Be Printed At Full Speed

CBC News | CBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A deal has been struck by Nova Scotia's Gaspereau Press to allow a larger company to print the novel that won this year's Giller Prize, CBC News has l...

WATCH: Is This The Future OF Criticism? We Hope So ...

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Washington Post book critic Ron Charles had us ogling over his hilarious video review of Jonathan Franzen's novel "Freedom" in September. Now, he'...

Book By Winner Of Biggest Canadian Lit Prize Unavailable In Stores

thestar.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Sentimentalists, Skibsrud's debut novel, is published by Gaspereau Press, which can only print about 1,000 copies a week. Eager readers can downlo...

Johanna Skibsrud Wins Canadian Literary Prize

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

TORONTO — Johanna Skibsrud, the daughter of a Vietnam war veteran who wrote a fictional book about a veteran, has won one of Canada's most prest...

Michel Houellebecq Wins Literary Prize

Yahoo! News | Myriam Chaplain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

France's best-known writer Michel Houellebecq has won its top literary prize Monday for a best-selling satire of art and celebrity, fans hailing it as...

Literary Prize

Yahoo! News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

German author Reinhard Jirgl won Germany's most coveted literary award, the Georg Buechner Prize, for his life's work this weekend, the German Academy...

Literary Prize Honorees Unavailable At Indie Bookstores

Quill & Quire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When the indie-dominated shortlist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize was announced on Oct. 5, a number of booksellers expressed concern that the smaller...

'Not The Booker Prize'

The Guardian | Sam Jordison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We have a winner! No, hang on, we have two! Deloume Road and The Canal have polled the same number of votes in the final round of the Not The Booker ...

Elie Wiesel, Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela

The Huffington Post | Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Orhan Pamuk, Toni Morrison, Seamus Heaney, Saul Bellow, Pablo Neruda ... all great authors honored by the Nobel Committee with a Nobel Prize in Litera...

Nobel Jury Selects Lit Prize Winner

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

STOCKHOLM — The Swedish Academy has selected the winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in literature and will announce the decision next week after a f...

Literary Prize

guardian.co.uk | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

After 13 years rewarding novelists and playwrights, the odds are strong that this year's Nobel prize for literature will go to a poet -- at least acco...

Literary Prize: Honored Books Certainly Sell, But How Well?

The Bookseller.com | Philip Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

However, rejected longlistee Christos Tsiolkas' The Slap (Tuskar Rock) continues to outsell all the shortlistees, as it has done since the longlist wa...

Literary Prize: Five Women On The £30,000 Dylan Thomas Prize Shortlist

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Five women are among the six young writers shortlisted for this year's £30,000 University of Wales Dylan Thomas Prize. The six were selected from 16...

Chair Of The Booker Prize Judges Andrew Motion Discusses The Shortlist

The Guardian | Andrew Motion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

And how would I characterise this "best"? By all the means that sound familiar, but make their material strange. Good writing (adventurous as well as ...

Unlikely Literary Prize: Guardian Hosts 'Not The Booker Prize' Competition

The Guardian | Sam Jordison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

1. To nominate a book for the "Not the Booker prize" competition (the "Competition") please submit your nomination in the comments section on the asso...

Eggers, Baraka Win LIterary Prize: Who Else Won The American Book Award?

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Dave Eggers and Amiri Baraka are among the winners of the 31st annual American Book Awards, given for literary works that cover "the ...

Business Book Of The Year: FT/Goldman Sachs Longlist Released

Huffington Post | Caroline Eisenmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Today, the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award long list was released. The award honors the book that offers the most mo...

Literary Prize Winners Of 2009 (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There were some surprises this year, and a lot of women winning awards. In case you missed them, here are the moments we celebrated in literature duri...