Waterstones 2018 Book of the Year Is…

Waterstones announced their choice for the 2018’s Book of the Year. And the winner is… Continue reading “Waterstones 2018 Book of the Year Is…”

The Great American Read Finale Airs Tonight

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The final episode of The Great American Read airs tonight on PBS and on their Facebook page.

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Man Booker Prize Winner Revealed

Milkman by Anna Burns was announced yesterday as the winner of the 2018 Man Booker Prize. Continue reading “Man Booker Prize Winner Revealed”

Man Booker Prize 2018 Shortlist

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The Man Booker Prize has just announced the six books that have made the shortlist for the 2018 prize. Let’s check out the books that made the cut: Continue reading “Man Booker Prize 2018 Shortlist”

2018 Man Booker Prize Longlist Includes Graphic Novel For First Time

For the very first time, a graphic novel has been added to this year’s longlist for the Man Booker Prize. Sabrina by Nick Drnaso explores the terrifying effect of the 24-hour news after a girl disappeared.  Continue reading “2018 Man Booker Prize Longlist Includes Graphic Novel For First Time”

The Golden Man Booker Prize Shortlist Is Here

The shortlist for the Golden Man Booker Prize has just been announced.

In honor of the Man Booker Prize turning 50 this year, the organization has decided to have a special one-off award that crowns the best work of fiction from the past five decades of the prize. Out of all the books that have won the prize, five were chosen by five judges who either served on the panel in the past or currently on it right now. The public will then choose which book should win the Golden Man Booker PrizeContinue reading “The Golden Man Booker Prize Shortlist Is Here”

Olga Tokarczuk is First Polish Winner of Man Booker International Prize

Olga Tokarczuk has become the first Polish writer to win the Man Booker International Prize. Continue reading “Olga Tokarczuk is First Polish Winner of Man Booker International Prize”

2018 Nobel Prize in Literature Cancelled Amid Sexual Assault Scandal

Torn apart by infighting and resignations, the Swedish Academy, the committee who awards the laureate for the Nobel Prize in Literature, announced that no award will be given this year due to the allegations of sexual misconduct, financial malpractice and leaks. The Academy made the announcement early this morning. Continue reading “2018 Nobel Prize in Literature Cancelled Amid Sexual Assault Scandal”

Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist Revealed

The shortlist for the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction has been released today. The 2018 shortlist favors new writers over authors who have already made a name for themselves.  Continue reading “Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist Revealed”

Friday Debate: Book Awards

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Welcome to Friday Debate, a feature on cup of tea with that book, please, where every Friday a question will be posted that tantalize the brain and expands our horizons. For this week’s question: Continue reading “Friday Debate: Book Awards”