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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.

July 27, 2010

The Booker’s Dozen: The 2010 Booker Longlist 10

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With the unveiling of the Booker Prize longlist, the 2010 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 David Mitchell and Tom McCarthy.

June 18, 2010

The Prizewinners 2009/2010 2

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With the awarding of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the 2009/2010 literary award season is now over, which gives us the opportunity to update our list of prizewinners.

June 18, 2010

The Twin Wins the IMPAC 0

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The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award has announced its winner: Gerbrand Bakker’s The Twin. The book was previously on the Best Translated Book Award shortlist. See Also: The IMPAC longlist and shortlist.

June 10, 2010

Kingsolver Wins the Orange 0

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In a reprise of this year’s Rooster final, Barbara Kingsolver’s Lacuna comes out on top this time, besting Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall (and four other finalists) for the Orange Prize.

April 12, 2010

2010’s Pulitzer Winners: A Big Day for Indie Presses 1

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This year’s Pulitzer winner for fiction has gone to a book from Bellevue Literary Press, an “unlikely” operation that runs out of Bellevue, the famous New York psych hospital.

April 12, 2010

IMPAC Unveils Eclectic Shortlist 2

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This year’s shortlist is typically eclectic, representing six countries and ranging from bestsellers, to relative unknowns.

March 12, 2010

Wolf Hall Wins the 2009 NBCC Award 0

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Hilary Mantel takes home more hardware.

February 16, 2010

The Best Translated Book Award Shortlist 12

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A young award for literature in translation highlights the best translated works with its newly announced shortlist.