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 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 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 10:30 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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Posted on 11/12/2020 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Barack Obama will be joining this year’s virtual Booker Prize ceremony. The former president, whose memoir’s release date prompted the...

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Posted on 11/12/2020 at 10:54 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Women’s Prize for Fiction celebrated twenty-five years of existence this year. To mark that occasion — and perhaps to...

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Posted on 11/12/2020 at 09:06 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The twelfth annual Goodreads Choice Awards kicked off late last month, when many of us were ... um ... distracted,...

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Posted on 11/06/2020 at 08:19 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The winners of the 2020 Kirkus Prize were announced last night, with two record-setting results. Raven Leilani, who won the...

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Posted on 11/05/2020 at 01:54 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer Jason Reynolds, a two-time National Book Award finalist and the current National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, will serve...

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Posted on 10/30/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Yesterday was the sixty-second anniversary of when Russian writer Boris Pasternak declined the Nobel Prize for Literature. The author of...

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