2013 ‘Hatchet Job of the Year' Award

Eight Finalists Chosen for 2013 ‘Hatchet Job of the Year' Award

News by Dean Fetzer
Book reviews sometimes get a bit vicious. This award is given out annually to a journalist who pens a distinctive review for a magazine or newspaper.
GoodReads Choice Awards Winners

The Results Are In: GoodReads Announces Choice Awards Winners

News by Christopher Shultz
Some surprising results, some not-so-much, but with such a robust list of popular books, it's a good time to be a reader.
National Book Award Winners Announced

National Book Award Winners Announced, Elmore Leonard Receives Special Award

News by Dave Reuss
The results were announced today— you may already be a winner!
2012 UK National Book Award Nominees

2012 UK National Book Award Nominees Include "Fifty Shades of Grey"

News by Dean Fetzer November 14, 2012
The UK’s annual National Book Award nominees have been announced, including the (perhaps) surprise inclusion of E. L. James.
Voting now open for Goodreads 2012 Awards

Voting Now Open For The 2012 Goodreads Choice Awards

News by Dean Fetzer November 1, 2012
With over 11 million members, Goodreads, the largest site for readers and book recommendations, announced it had opened the voting today for it’s annual awards.
2012 Man Booker Prize Shortlist

2012 Man Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

News by Benoît Lelièvre September 12, 2012
The Man Booker committee has published the shortlist for its 2012 Award. Many new names!
Arabic Book Award Keep Their Money

Arabic Book Award Judges Take Their Prize and Go Home

News by John Jarzemsky March 6, 2012
An Arabic Book Award is refusing to give out their top prize, despite a shortlist of six nominees.

Does Gay Writing Deserve Special Treatment?

Column by Cath Murphy March 2, 2012
A 'gay' book won the Booker in 2004, but awards specifically for gay writers and writing still exist - is it time we all wrote on a level playing field?
2012 PEN/Faulkner Nominees

Finalists for the 2012 PEN/Faulkner Award Announced

News by Rob Hart February 22, 2012
The nominees for the 2012 PEN/Faulkner Award have been announced, and it's quite the literary bunch--Russell Banks, Don DeLillo, Anita Desai, Steven Millhauser and Julie Otsuka.
Goodreads

Time To Vote In The 2011 Goodreads Choice Awards

News by Brandon Tietz November 4, 2011
The 2011 Goodreads Choice Awards is upon us. Get your vote on.
Sense of An Ending

Julian Barnes Wins The Man Booker Prize Amidst Bookish "Readability" Controversy

News by Joshua Chaplinsky October 19, 2011
The Man Booker Prize goes to Julian Barnes for his novel "The Sense of An Ending."