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The Itsy-Bitsy Book Club 2014

Anna Leahy | Posted 05.24.2014 | Books
Anna Leahy

The book must be one neither of you have read. If you need a recommendation, browse your nearest physical bookstore, perhaps simultaneously, if you live far from each other, so that you can choose together.

Major Authors Ignored By Fiction Prize

AP | Posted 05.06.2013 | Books

NEW YORK -- Thomas Mallon's novel about the scandal that brought down Richard Nixon is a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner award for fiction. Published b...

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...

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...

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...

2010 Harvey Award Winners: 'Asterios Polyp' Grabs Three

comicsbeat.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

From Baltimore last night, the winners -- Asterios Polyp and David Mazzucchelli took home three, The Rocketeer, Chew and The Walking Dead two each in ...

Author Tanith Lee First Woman To Win British Fantasy Award

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Lee is, I have to admit, a beautiful writer. I've complained before about over-the-top attempts to ape a "heroic" language by the likes of Poul Anders...

Writing A Novel in Three Days: A New Sport?

themillions.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

According to the organizers, the 3-Day Novel Contest has been called a "fad," an "idle threat," a "great way to overcome writers block," and "a trial ...

Which Cartoonists Were Nominated For The 2010 Ignatz Award?

dailycartoonist.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The 2010 Ignatz Award nominees have been announced. The award is given for outstanding achievement in comics and cartooning. Here are this year's nomi...

Author's Shocking Comment: Christos Tsiolkas, Author of 'The Slap', Slams European Writers

Telegraph | Andrew Hough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The 44 year-old Australian, author of the most divisive book chosen for Britain's most highly regarded literary award in recent memory, also criticise...

An Architectural Wonder Inspires a Work of Fiction

Carol Hoenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carol Hoenig

The Glass Room is a story that will stay with me for a long, long time. Perhaps it's because I have a soft spot for houses that mean more than "just is."

Alice Munro Wins Man Booker International Prize

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

According to the official announcement, Alice Munro has won the International Man Booker Prize. "I am totally amazed and delighted," she said in a pre...