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October 12, 2011

2011 National Book Award Finalists Announced 8

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Women dominate the fiction finalists again, and small presses are well represented.

October 6, 2011

Swedish Poet Wins Nobel Prize 10

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“Because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality.”

September 20, 2011

2011′s Literary Geniuses 2

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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 6, 2011

Two Debut Novelists on the 2011 Booker Shortlist 4

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Julian Barnes leads a shortlist that includes a pair of newcomers.

August 3, 2011

Why Do We Care About Literary Awards? 16

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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