July 23, 2013
This year’s longlist is among the most diverse ever put out by the Booker judges.
April 15, 2013
After taking a pass last year, the Pulitzer jury offered up a fiction winner.
April 9, 2013
This year’s shortlist is remarkable because half of its titles are works in translation.
February 28, 2013
The winners of the National Book Critics Circle Award have been announced in New York City.
January 14, 2013
The fiction list includes one of the biggest fiction releases of last year and a book in translation. To our eye, the five make up a well-rounded an interesting mix of titles.
November 21, 2012
by C. Max Magee
The 2012 finalists for the Costa (formerly Whitbread) Book Awards have been anounced. In the “Novel” category, they are Bring up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel, Life! Death! Prizes! by Stephen May, The Heart Broke In by James Meek, and Days of the Bagnold Summer by Joff Winterhart. The Costa site has lists of the […]
November 16, 2012
by Bill Morris
Domingo Martinez didn’t come to New York just wanting and hoping to win a National Book Award. He had come here prepared to win. Like I said, the coolest guy in the house.
November 14, 2012
A novel that “hits the bedrock truth about a whole community” takes the fiction prize.
November 13, 2012
by C. Max Magee
Because of the IMPAC award’s global reach and egalitarian process, it’s always interesting to dig deeper into the longlist.
October 16, 2012
by Nick Moran
Bring Up the Bodies author Hilary Mantel, Ladbrokes’s 6/4 favorite for this year’s award, has won her second Man Booker Prize in three years.