Posted on 11/19/2020 at 03:19 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Douglas Stuart has won the 2020 Booker Prize for his debut novel, Shuggie Bain. Stuart wrote the semiautobiographical novel as...

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Posted on 11/19/2020 at 11:29 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The literary world has recorded two new deaths. George Cockcroft, who wrote the cult classic The Dice Man under the...

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Posted on 11/19/2020 at 09:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Never-before-published essays by J.R.R. Tolkien will be released next summer. The Nature of Middle-earth, authorized by the writer’s estate, reveals...

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Posted on 11/19/2020 at 07:44 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The 2020 National Book Award winners have been revealed! They are: Fiction: Interior Chinatown, by Charles Yu. Nonfiction: The Dead...

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Posted on 11/18/2020 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

English readers will soon have a new book to enjoy from 2018 Nobel Prize winner Olga Tokarczuk. The Lost Soul,...

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Posted on 11/18/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s a given that presidents will write memoirs, and rumors have been circulating lately that Donald Trump could be offered...

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Posted on 11/18/2020 at 09:54 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In some perhaps welcome news, the screen is coming to books instead of the other way around. Director Quentin Tarantino,...

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Posted on 11/18/2020 at 08:17 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The 2020 Booker Prize — delayed not by a pandemic but by a presidential memoir — will be awarded tomorrow....

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Posted on 11/17/2020 at 10:50 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Several celebrities released new books today. Former President Barack Obama’s memoir A Promised Land and comedian Steve Martin’s collaboration with...

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Posted on 11/17/2020 at 10:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence shortlist has been revealed. From twenty-six novels and twenty nonfiction books, we now...

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