Authors representing 10 countries — 6 countries for the first time — are included on the shortlist for the Man Booker International Prize.
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Russia’s Samokat has been awarded the Jeri Laber International Freedom to Publish Award from the Association of American Publishers.
The Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year announces the shortlist for 2015. Vote now to help choose the winner!
The winner of the 2014 Typographical Era Translation Award is ‘Texas: The Great Theft’ by Carmen Boulossa, the first book from Deep Vellum Publishing.
Norton executive editor Robert Weil reflects on his career in response to winning this year’s Friedrich Ulfers Prize for the promotion of German literature.
The eight authors shortlisted for the 2015 Folio prize hail from around the world: North America, the UK, Ireland, Kenya and India
Some in Canada are protesting the awarding of the 2014 Governor General’s Literary Award to a controversial book about high school gender identity issues.
The National Book Critics Circle has selected its finalist for this year’s annual book prizes, as well as awards for lifetime achievement and reviewing.
The first UK prize for Young Adult fiction has picked ten titles from dystopian and sci-fi literature to comedy, horror and drama to honor on its shortlist.
Author Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani questions the power Western publishers have to dictate the way African books are presented to and read by the world.