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.
The Goncourt Academy announced the longlist for the Prix Goncourt, considered to the be the most prestigious literary prize in France. The winner be announced on November 4.
Plenty of people have predictions about who will win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Care to place a bet? Ladbrokes announces its odds on which author will win.
The late New York Times Reporter Anthony Shadid, who died in Syria last year, is among the winners of the 2013 Arab American Book Awards.
PEN America announced the winners of the 2013 PEN Literary Awards, a list that includes both notables and newcomers.