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August 3, 2011

Why Do We Care About Literary Awards? 15


Getting worked up about the fact that really interesting, innovative fiction so often gets ignored by awards judges is, when you think about it, a little bit absurd.

July 26, 2011

The Booker’s Dozen: The 2011 Booker Longlist 0


With the unveiling of the Booker Prize longlist, the 2011 literary Prize season is officially underway. As is typically the case, the list offers a mix of exciting new names, relative unknowns and beloved favorites. Notable names include Alan Hollinghurst and Julian Barnes.

June 27, 2011

The Prizewinners 2010/2011 1


With the awarding of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the 2010/2011 literary award season is now over, which gives us the opportunity to update our list of prizewinners.

June 15, 2011

McCann wins the IMPAC Award 0


Colum McCann can add the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award to the long list of accolades he has received for Let the Great World Spin. The book is a Millions Hall of Famer and our coverage of the title has been fairly extensive. Previously: Digging into the 2011 IMPAC Longlist, The Eclectic IMPAC Shortlist Has […]

June 9, 2011

2011 PEN/Malamud Winner 0


Edith Pearlman takes the 2011 PEN/Malamud award in recognition of her short stories.  Her most recent collection, her fourth, is Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories.

June 8, 2011

‘Tiger’ Wins an Orange 0


Tea Obreht’s The Tiger’s Wife wins the Orange Prize. Our review.

May 2, 2011

Weekend Prizewinners 0


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


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


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


The IMPAC sets itself apart with its unique approach.