The American critic and memoirist Margo Jefferson wins the 2023 Rathbones Folio Prize, which is looking for new sponsorship.
February’s China Bestsellers: A Crime Drama Knockout
Catapulted to the top of February’s list just weeks after its show’s premiere, ‘The Knockout’ smacks down ‘The Three-Body Problem.’
Nielsen BookData 2022: A ‘Slight Decline’ in UK Book Sales
In 2022, Nielsen BookData saw a 10-percent fall in ebook volumes in the UK, and a 3-percent drop in print. Audiobooks’ growth slowed.
Sheikh Zayed Shortlists: Translation, Publishing and Tech, and Arab Culture
Selected from a total 469 nominations, these are the shortlists of three of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s nine categories in its 17th edition.
Rights Roundup: Post-Bologna Rights Deals for Adults
Following the robust turnout and programming at Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Rights Roundup looks at some work for the adult market.
The US National Book Awards Name Jurors, Open Submissions
The 74th edition of the National Book Awards program based in New York City has opened submissions and named its 25 jurors.
Tom Benn Wins England’s Young Writer of the Year Award
The £10,000 Young Writer of the Year award from the UK’s Sunday Times goes to Tom Benn for his fourth novel, ‘Oxblood.’
Circana (NPD): US Market Tracks Closely to 2022 Into March
The consumer research company formerly known as NPD has become ‘Circana’ – and spots a political book on a fast rise.
The Baillie Gifford Prize: A ‘Winner of Winners’ Shortlist
Turning 25, the Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction names its shortlist for a special one-time £25,000 award for one of six previous winners.
PEN America Literary Award Winners: India’s Vinod Kumar Shukla Honored
The annual PEN America Literary Awards this year have included three career-achievement awards and 11 book awards.