The finalists for the 2013 National Book Award have been announced and, for the first time, a free ebook download with samples of all the finalists’ work.
New Zealand author Eleanor Catton, at the age of just 28, has become the younger ever winner of the Man Booker Prize for her novel, The Luminaries.
Canadian author Alice Munro wins the Nobel Prize for literature. Here, her publisher and literary agency react to the news at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
On Monday evening, the jury of the German Book Prize announced Terézia Mora as the 2013 winner for her novel, Das Ungeheuer. Mora will receive at 25,000 euro prize.
The National Book Award for nonfiction longlist screams ‘USA, USA’ with 8 of the 10 titles covering American history, biography, cultural analysis, music, and religion.
Nine of the ten poets on the longlist are receiving their first recognition from the National Book Awards.
The National Book Awards is announcing expanded lists of ten finalists for four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young adult fiction.
The finalists for the 2013 German Book Prize range from historical fiction to explorations of contemporary love and a brutal future for planet Earth. Find out the winner on October 7 in Frankfurt.
Favorites among year’s six Booker Prize finalists — which ‘shows the English language novel to be a form of world literature’ — are Jim Crace and Eleanor Catton.
Following a controversial choice last year, FIL comes back with an august winner for it’s $150k prize for literature: French poet, essayist and critic Yves Bonnefoy.