Big Prizes for Two Innovative Picture Books

This April, thousands of book lovers and international publishing professionals will travel to Bologna, Italy, to admire the best of children’s books and book art. You could call it a kid lit love fest.

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2017 IACP Cookbook Award Finalists

Last night the International Association of Culinary Professionals announced the nominees for the 2017 awards...

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"The Brand New Catastrophe" Wins the 2017 Christopher Doheny Prize

Mike Scalise's memoir The Brand New Catastrophe has won this year's Christopher Doheny Prize, which recognizes excellence in writing about serious illness.

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Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: Moving and Shaking in 21st Century Russia

Peter Pomerantsev's award-winning Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible documents the movers and shakers of Putin's post-Soviet regime. This is not your father’s Russia, and yet it kind of is.

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YA Wednesday: 2017 Printz Award Books

See the books that took home this year's Michael L. Printz award and honors.

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2017 Children's Book Award Winners

The winners of the biggest awards in children's books have been announced. See which books took home the medals and honors for 2017.

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2017 PEN America Literary Awards Finalists

PEN America "champions the freedom to write, recognizing the power of the word to transform the world"...

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National Book Critics Circle Announces 2016 Finalists

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Announcing the Winners of the 2016 National Book Awards

Last night, the National Book Foundation announced the winners of the 2016 National Book Awards.

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Author Madeleine Thien Wins Canada's Top Literary Prize

A multi-generational novel that explores the survivors of Mao's Cultural Revolution and reaches to the events of Tiananmen Square, the book was also shortlisted for the UK's Man Booker Prize.

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Announcing the 2016 Man Booker Prize Winner

Paul Beatty's The Sellout has won the prize given "to encourage the widest possible readership for the best in literary fiction." Also £50,000. He is the first U.S. writer to win the award.

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Bob Dylan Wins the Nobel Prize

Today the Swedish Academy awarded Bob Dylan the Nobel Prize in Literature "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."

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The National Book Award Shortlist for Poetry

Here is the National Book Award shortlist for Poetry:

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The National Book Award Shortlist for Young People's Literature

Earlier this week we announced the National Book Award shortlists for Fiction and Nonfiction. Here are the finalists for Young People's Fiction:

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The National Book Award Shortlist for Fiction and Nonfiction

The finalists for the National Book Award--in fiction and nonfiction--are here! Read on to discover who made the shortlist.

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