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Announcing 2019 PEN America Literary Awards Longlists

PEN America is thrilled to announce the longlists for the 2019 PEN America Literary Awards. Our awards are juried by panels of esteemed, award-winning writers, editors, booksellers, and critics. Learn about the PEN America Literary Awards judges here. This year’s awards will confer more than $370,000 to writers and translators whose exceptional literary works were published… View Article

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Barnes & Noble Announces the Best Books of 2018

Barnes & Noble Announces the Best Books of 2018 – Lists Include Top 15 Books Overall, Plus Fiction, Thrillers & Suspense, History & Current Affairs, YA, Young Readers, and Kids


Small bookstores are booming after nearly being wiped out

American Booksellers Association – Small bookstores are booming after nearly being wiped out

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Award Winners

The Friend by Sigrid Nunez

Nunez’s The Friend Wins 2018 National Book Award for Fiction

The Friend,” a novel about grief, books and a dog named Apollo, has won the National Book Award for fiction. The awards ceremony was held November 14 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Nunez’s book portrays a woman mourning the death of her literary mentor and of her bond with the dog he… View Article

Online Journalism Awards

Announcing the 2018 Online Journalism Award Winners

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Superlative reporting on gun violence, government accountability and endangered wildlife led coverage that garnered top honors for 28 media organizations Saturday night at the 2018 Online Journalism Awards, which closed the Online News Association Conference. At the 18th annual awards dinner, The Marshall Project, ProPublica and The Washington Post each took home a $5,000 General Excellence in Online… View Article

Chad Post Open Letters

Open Letter’s Chad Post Wins 2018 Ottaway Award

Chad W. Post, director of Open Letter Books and managing editor of Three Percent, will receive the 2018 Ottaway Award for the Promotion of International Literature, Words Without Borders announced today. 

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