The Man Booker International has its first Arabic-language winner. Oman’s Jokha Alharthi and Boston-born translator Marilyn Booth split the £50,000 award.
The annual ‘Nibbies,’ as the British Book Awards are known, this year are led by the acclaimed Irish author, Sally Rooney, who calls herself ‘astonishingly lucky.’
Led by Nikla Shukla’s contemporary story of young people trying to work out corruption in an inner city housing scam, the CrimeFest awards are announced in Bristol.
The novel ‘Murmur’ wins author Will Eaves the £30,000 Wellcome Book Prize, presented Wednesday evening (May 1) in London.
Credited by some to a growing post-Soviet interest in authoritative information, the Russian book business reportedly sees substantial gains for nonfiction.
Independent publishers Fitzcarraldo Editions, Sandstone Press, Serpent’s Tail, and And Other Stories are represented in this year’s Man Booker International Prize shortlist for work in translation.
The UK’s crime fiction convention, CrimeFest, announced the shortlists in six categories for its 11th annual awards program.
Choosing books ‘we felt took risks,’ the jury of the Rathbones Folio Prize draws its eight-title shortlist from an original pool this year of 80 books.
German Book Prize jurors are reviewing the submissions for the 2019 literary award: 173 titles in total, of which 71 won’t be published until this fall.
The Wellcome Book Prize shortlist highlights work from independent publishers Canongate, CB Editions, Oneworld, and Text Publishing. And the Selfies announce their first year’s honors.