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May 2, 2011

Weekend Prizewinners 0

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Next by James Hynes has been named the winner of The Believer Book Award, and it was announced Friday that Thomas Teal’s translation from the Swedish of Tove Jansson’s The True Deceiver took home the Best Translated Book Award. The book was competing with a shortlist of ten novels in translation.

April 18, 2011

Goon Squad Takes the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2

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This year’s Pulitzer Prize for fiction has gone to Jennifer Egan’s much praised A Visit From the Goon Squad.

April 13, 2011

Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2011 Shortlist Announced 1

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The shortlist for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2011 has been announced.  This list features Visitation by Jenny Erpenbeck, The Museum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk, Red April by Santiago Roncagliolo, and three other books by Spanish and Norwegian authors.

April 12, 2011

The Eclectic IMPAC Shortlist Has Arrived 4

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The IMPAC sets itself apart with its unique approach.

March 24, 2011

2011 Best Translated Book Award Finalists Announced 5

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The Best Translated Book Award highlights work in translation (of course), a corner of the literary world that gets far less attention in the U.S. than it deserves.

March 15, 2011

Eisenberg Wins the PEN/Faulkner 0

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Deborah Eisenberg has won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg. (Eisenberg profiled at The Millions.)

March 11, 2011

2010 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners Announced 1

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Last night, the winners of the National Book Critics Circle Award were announced in New York City.

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.