Announcing the Arthur C. Clarke Award Finalists

Here's the shortlist for the UK's most prestigious prize for science fiction. 


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Announcing the Winners of the 2018 Edgar® Awards

The mystery is revealed. 

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Announcing the Pulitzers for Books

The Pulitzers were announced this week. Here's a roundup of the books and authors who were honored.

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2018 Hugo Award Finalists

Members of the World Science Fiction Convention announced the finalists for the Hugo Awards, with the winners to be announced in August.

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RITA Award Finalists Announced for the Best in Romance

This week the Romance Writers of America named the finalists for their RITA Awards, one of the most prestigious awards in the romance industry. Read on to discover which books made the cut.

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The Aspen Words Literary Prize

Yet another book award, but these five finalists deliver on something very important, and offer ample ammunition for the skeptics who ask: Why should I read fiction?

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2018 PEN America Literary Awards Finalists

For the first time, the finalists for the PEN/ Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction are all women...

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National Book Critics Circle Announces 2017 Finalists

Today the NBCC announced its 30 finalists across six categories, "honoring outstanding writing and fostering a national conversation about reading."

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"The Explorer" Wins the Costa Children's Book Award

Judges for the prize called it "a glorious read and a timeless voyage of wonder." 

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Amazon Charts: 2017—This Year in Books

This week, Amazon Charts takes a look back at 2017 and reveals the Most Read fiction and nonfiction books, which book was most listened to on Alexa, and much more.

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The Winners of the 2017 National Book Awards

Last night, at the 2017 National Book Awards ceremony in New York, judges announced the winners of the annual prize in four categories: Young People's Literature, Poetry, Nonfiction, and Fiction.

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2017 Kirkus Prize Winners Announced

Kirkus names its picks for the best fiction, nonfiction, and young readers' books among those that gained starred Kirkus reviews this year.

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Uncovering the Story of the Washingtons' Runaway Slave

In the run-up to the National Book Awards next month, we spoke to finalist Erica Armstrong Dunbar, who spent nine years researching the life of Ona Judge, the fugitive slave whose "life story forces readers to examine George and Martha Washington in different and difficult ways."

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2017 Man Booker Prize goes to George Saunders

One of the world's most prestigious literary awards, the UK's Man Booker Prize, has been awarded to the American author George Saunders for his first novel Lincoln in the Bardo. The book was selected from a shortlist composed mostly of...

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Kazuo Ishiguro Wins the Nobel Prize for Literature

"I just hope that my receiving this huge honor will, even in a small way, encourage the forces for good,” Ishiguro said.

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