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2015 National Book Award Winners Announced

First presented in 1950, the National Book Awards are a set of annual U.S. literary awards presented by the National Book Foundation, whose mission is … Read more

Kevin Barry’s Beatlebone Wins Goldsmiths Prize

Congratulations to Kevin Barry, whose novel Beatlebone has won the 2015 Goldsmiths Prize. Established in 2013, the Goldsmiths Prize honors British and Irish writers for “fiction … Read more

ALA Announces Shortlist for 2016 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence

The American Library Association (ALA) has announced the shortlist for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, which are awarded annually for … Read more

2015 Kirkus Prize Winners Announced

The literary journal Kirkus Reviews has announced the winners for its 2015 book prizes.  A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara—a book the judges described as “disturbing yet humane, capacious yet … Read more