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October 12, 2011

2011 National Book Award Finalists Announced 8


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

October 6, 2011

Swedish Poet Wins Nobel Prize 10


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

September 20, 2011

2011′s Literary Geniuses 2


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


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

August 3, 2011

Why Do We Care About Literary Awards? 16


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.