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.’
The newly renamed Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award opens today (April 12) for submissions as it announces its new sponsorship regime.
The British Book Awards, or ‘Nibbies’–which comprise both industry and book honors–today announce their books of the year shortlists.
The British Book Awards organizers report having ‘an incredibly strong list of more than 50 submissions’ for its new small-press category.
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.