Thirty-five winners are named in this year’s round of specialized book awards administered by the Society of Authors.
The Johns Hopkins Foreign Policy Institute fellow speaks with Mina Al-Oraibi about pandemic-era dynamics in the Arab region.
The award program established in 1957 puts forward 12 titles for this year’s longlist, each chosen for its evocation of Australian life.
Two titles on this year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist are debuts. The winner of the 2021 edition is expected to be announced on May 7.
Selections for the African chapter of the Sustainable Development Goals Book Club include two titles in Indigenous African languages.
Today’s Rights Roundup, coinciding with World Book Day, includes titles from Germany, Finland, Canada, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
Translator Larissa Kyzer’s curation of Icelandic writings from the past five years describes ‘a harbor both outward- and inward-looking.’
Of the six authors shortlisted for the 2021 International Booker Prize, four are published in English for the first time.
The second edition of PEN’s Freedom to Write Index sees an alarming jump in writer detentions from 238 detainees in 2019 to at least 273 in 2020, in 35 countries.
The Singapore Book Council hosts a new biennial round of the Malay literature awards, yielding six honors, one of them posthumous.