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March 3, 2011

2011 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Nominees Announced 0

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The nominees for the 2011 PEN/Faulkner fiction award have been announced. The books in the running are Millions Hall of Famer A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan (Egan profiled at The Millions); The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg (Eisenberg profiled at The Millions); National Book Award winner Lord of Misrule by Jaimy […]

January 22, 2011

2010 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalists Announced 5

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The fiction list includes four books that have gotten quite a lot of attention over the last year

November 18, 2010

2010 National Book Award Winners Announced 2

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The 2010 National Book Awards were announced this evening. In fiction, Jaimy Gordon won for The Lord of Misrule; in nonfiction, Patti Smith won for Just Kids; in poetry, Terrance Hayes won for Lighthead; and for young people’s literature, Kathryn Erskine won for Mockingbird.

November 15, 2010

Digging into the 2011 IMPAC Longlist 4

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Because of the IMPAC award’s global reach and egalitarian process, it’s always interesting to dig deeper into the longlist.

October 13, 2010

2010 National Book Award Finalists Announced 1

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Four women and one man – a pair of international names, a 20 under 40’er and a pair of lesser known names – make up the fiction finalists.

October 12, 2010

Booker Shocker: Finkler Takes the Prize 1

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The surprising winner of the 2010 Booker Prize is Howard Jacobson’s The Finkler Question

October 7, 2010

The Nobel Prize in Literature Goes to Mario Vargas Llosa 3

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Surprising the oddsmakers, the 2010 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature is the Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa.

October 6, 2010

They Could Have Been Contenders: Hot Tips on Latin America’s Nobel Candidates 2

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Among the contenders are some six Hispanophone writers, with the favorite of the bunch running at 25/1 odds. Still, everyone loves an upset, and with that in mind, we’ve handicapped the group ahead of the big day.

September 28, 2010

2010’s Literary Geniuses 1

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The MacArthur grant awards $500,000, “no strings attached” to “talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.”

September 7, 2010

Booker Shortlist Has Big Names But No Mitchell 2

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The Booker field narrows, offering a mix of established names and relative unknowns.