Lee Child, author of the Jack Reacher novels, is among the jurors for the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction, which will issue its longlist in July.
The Costa Book Awards, one of the UK’s key annual book prize programs, announces its five category winners. One title of this group will be named the overall winner on January 28.
From Italy, the United States, Finland, Sweden, Germany, Spain, and the Netherlands, here’s a year-end look at titles with tidings of brisk rights activity.
‘The Aral Sea did not dry up by itself. It was killed,’ says Rollan Seisenbayev, whose ‘The Dead Wander in the Desert’ is longlisted by PEN America.
Both the translation and poetry-in-translation prizes are included in the eight longlists released by PEN America for its 2020 literary awards program.
The Canadian governor general welcomes winners of the 2019 prize cycle, which recognizes 14 titles from an initial submission of some 1,400 books.
Listing bestselling work, BookNet Canada takes a look back at this year–and at a decade that started by putting ‘Fifty Shades’ on top.
‘This list defies the rumor that it’s grim up north,’ says the Portico Prize jury of its 2019 shortlist of fiction and nonfiction related to the northern regions of England.
Organizers of the 2019 China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair say that 1,498 rights trade agreements were made during the fair.
Unusual for its focus on socially relevant fiction, the Aspen Words Literary Prize has six debuts among its 16 longlisted titles for 2020, is third year.