The NBCC Awards were handed out Thursday. Among the winners: Ben Fountain’s Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk for fiction and Andrew Solomon’s Far From the Trees for nonfiction.
Six titles are shortlisted for the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year. They include ‘How to Sharpen Pencils’ and ‘Was Hitler Ill?’ among others. Vote now.
For her work translating and publishing a distinguished list of German-language authors in the USA, Knopf executive Carol Brown Janeway has received the 2013 Friedrich Ulfers Prize.
It’s rare in the West for graphic novels to win mainstream accolades and readership, but in Asia, it is the norm. In the US, isn’t it time for that to change?
One collection of short stories and four novels, including Jeet Thayyil’s Narcopolis, winner of the DSC Prize, have been shortlisted for The Hindu Literary Prize.
Hillary Mantel wins another book prize—the Costa this time—and the backlash has begun, raising the question: should book prize juries spread the love a little more?
This year’s coveted American children’s book awards go to The One and Only Ivan (Harper), This is Not My Hat (Candlewick), and In Darkness (Bloomsbury).
To mark its 50th anniversary the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, will award six new prizes for publishers at the forefront of innovation and creative editorial choices.
Ten finalists were chosen as finalists from among 150 submitted for the Man Booker Prize International Prize for fiction. The shortlist was revealed at India’s Jaipur Literary Festival.
Add to the growing list of prize shortlists the latest from the NBCC, which includes just a single translation: Lauren Binet’s HHhH, translated by Sam Taylor.