The Costa Book of the Year prize goes to its biography category winner, a tale of the Dutch Nazi resistance by Bart van Es.
With its ‘wonderfully argumentative’ attitude in play, the small-publisher awards program Republic of Consciousness names its roster of 13 titles. And gripes that it can be only 13.
The acclaimed young Irish author Sally Rooney is the winner of the 2018 Costa Book Prize in the novel category. The overall Costa Book of the Year is to be named January 29.
‘A really outstanding new contemporary British voice’: The Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer Award jurors are adamant in their praise for this year’s winner.
With Mohsin Hamid’s ‘Exit West’ the title getting the most nominations this year, the Dublin Literary Award this year features 141 books.
In line for the 20th iteration of The Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Prize honor four authors 35 or younger have been named to the program’s shortlist.
‘Slavery, ecology, missing persons, inner-city violence, young love, prisons, trauma, and race’ all are said to figure into the Man Booker Prize for Fiction longlist, as the award starts its second 50 years of competition.
Princeton University Press announces its PUP Audio division with four frontlist titles for the fall. And Penguin Random House Ireland partners with the charity Fighting Words on a student anthology.
Tramp Press, a small publisher in Ireland, found a winner with Mike McCormack’s ‘Solar Bones’. The book, passed over by larger publishers, has won the International Dublin Award.
Mark O’Connell wins the Wellcome Book Prize for surveying transhumanist ideas of “improving our bodies and minds to the point where we become something other, and better.”