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Man Booker International Prize 2015 Finalist’s List Announced

Man Booker International Prize Logo

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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Publisher Who Defied Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws Wins AAP “Freedom” Award

The Jesters Cap, without the "anti-gay" 18+ warning required under Russian law.

Russia’s Samokat has been awarded the Jeri Laber International Freedom to Publish Award from the Association of American Publishers.

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Diagram Prize For Oddest Book Title: Shortlist Announced odd title, perhaps, but a really fine book in our estimation.

The Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year announces the shortlist for 2015. Vote now to help choose the winner!

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Deep Vellum’s “Texas” Takes Typographical Translation Award

Typographical Era Translation Award

The winner of the 2014 Typographical Era Translation Award is ‘Texas: The Great Theft’ by Carmen Boulossa, the first book from Deep Vellum Publishing.

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Norton’s Robert Weil on His Career Promoting German Literature

Robert Weil is W.W. Norton executive editor.

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.

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2015 UK Folio Prize Shortlist Includes African, Kenyan

The Folio Prize

The eight authors shortlisted for the 2015 Folio prize hail from around the world: North America, the UK, Ireland, Kenya and India

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Protest Against Controversial YA Award-winner in Canada

cover when everything feels like the movies

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.

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American Book Critics Pick Finalist for NBCC Awards

National Book Cricitcs Circle

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.

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Shortlist for New UK YA Fiction Prize Announced


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.

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Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Who Are African Books For?

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

Author Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani questions the power Western publishers have to dictate the way African books are presented to and read by the world.

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