Eligible for books originally published in English or in translation, the FT-McKinsey program looks for work to ‘stand the test of time.’
Canada’s Cundill History Prize reveals its larger-than-usual shortlist of 10 titles, Peter Frankopan calling them ‘a fantastic collection.’
The Liber20 awards from the Spanish publishers go to Basque Country booksellers, a graphic novel adapted to television, and a literary site.
Longlisted authors and translators for all five categories of the National Book Awards’ 71st outing have been announced this week.
The six titles on the German Book Prize shortlist are said to ‘demonstrate political urgency in a particularly clever manner.’
The six-title Booker Prize for Fiction shortlist carries forward four of the eight debuts that were included in its late-July longlist.
The African Studies Association UK has recognized Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, and the National Book Foundation honors author Walter Mosley.
Historical fiction novel Hamnet, about the son of William Shakespeare, by Maggie O’Farrell becomes the 25th winner of the UK Women’s Prize for Fiction.
An advocate for ‘authors and readers,’ Carolyn Reidy will be the first to receive the National Book Foundation’s Literarian Award posthumously
‘Converging in their concern with the legacies of empire,’ five titles are named by the £25,000 Al-Rodhan Prize program in London.