Arabic-to-English translator Leri Price has won the Banipal Prize for her translation of Syrian author Khaled Khalifa’s novel ‘Death is Hard Work,’
The Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation is one of eight awards that will have their winners named in London on February 12.
The US National Book Awards appear ready to turn their staying power into stability, and coupled their 2019 prize-fest with an appeal for funding.
Author Hallie Rubenhold wins the 2019 Baillie Gifford Prize for her book, ‘The Five,’ about of the 1888 victims of Jack the Ripper.
Tonight’s winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction will walk away with a larger purse than last year’s. Six works are in contention.
Lisa Lucas, executive director of the National Book Foundation talks about this year’s National Book Awards and its 70th anniversary.
With its Translated Literature award for authors and translators in its second year, the National Book Foundation announces its 2019 shortlisted titles.
Works from world literature in Arabic, Danish, Finnish, French, Japanese, Norwegian, and more are on the National Book Awards’ translated longlist.
Familiar faces–authors previously recognized–are behind six of this year’s 10 longlisted titles for National Book Awards in the young readers’ category.
The iconic fiction and nonfiction writer of 20th-century American gay life, Edmund White, receives the medal from film director John Waters on November 20.