Moving past Christopher Goscha on Vietnam and Walter Scheidel’s explication of violence as an historical driver, the Cundill History Prize goes to Daniel Beer in the UK.
Bill Clinton handed Scholastic’s Dick Robinson a lifetime achievement award. ‘The happy ending still beckons,’ Proulx said at the National Book Awards.
The key event in the US National Book Foundation’s annual awards program is the ceremony on Wednesday evening (November 15) in New York City.
The author of Oprah Book Club selection ‘Breath, Eyes, Memory,’ Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat has won the 25th Neustadt Prize, awarded biennially.
Sixty-five French publishers are releasing accessible editions their ‘rentrée littéraire’ titles. English PEN’s ‘Translates’ awards include translator-led books.
Authors, poets, illustrators and actors are among the winners of the 2017 Governor General’s Literary Awards for Canadian writing in French and English.
Two Faber & Faber releases are among the expanded shortlist announced this weekend (October 29) for the Irish and UK author 35 or younger.
The three finalists named for the Cundill History Prize focus on ‘big issues’ all of which have relevance to challenges dogging many societies today.
The second American to win the UK’s coveted Man Booker Prize for Fiction, George Saunders takes the £50,000 purse for his novel ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’.
As the winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction is announced, prize juror Colin Thubron offers an inside look at the selection process.