Shortlisted authors will learn only when the winner is announced on October 17 who has been selected the German Book Prize laureate.
The titles on the National Book Awards’ fiction longlist were chosen from an initial pool of 463 submitted books. Shortlists come October 4.
The titles on the National Book Awards’ newly released nonfiction longlist were chosen from an initial pool of 607 submitted books.
The titles on the National Book Awards’ newly released poetry longlist include two debut poetry collections.
The titles on the National Book Awards’ newly released translation longlist were originally written in nine languages.
The books on the young people’s literature longlist are the first cohort of five categories named this week by the US National Book Awards.
Art Spiegelman, whose ‘Maus’ has been the target of censorship efforts, is to be introduced at the National Book Awards by Neil Gaiman.
Here’s news of Frankfurt, Ukraine’s Andrey Kurkov, and rights sales in this Roundup from Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, France, and Norway.
The James Cropper Wainwright Prize is in its ninth year and focused on ‘the beauty of the natural world’ at a time of climate crisis.
Tracie Hall, the first Black woman executive director of the American Library Association, receives this year’s lifetime literary award.