Book Awards

And The Worst Piece Of Sex Writing In Fiction This Year Was...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Manil Suri has won the 21st annual Literary Review Bad Sex in Fiction Award for his third novel, 'The City of Devi'. The prize was presented by th...

Bad Sex Award Shortlist Announced

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Hoorah! The shortlist for Britain's most dreaded literary prize has been announced! Yes, the winner of Literary Review's 21st annual Bad Sex Award ...

A New Literary Award 'To Rival The Booker'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

A new literary award supported by authors such as Philip Pullman to rival the well-established Man Booker is to be called The Folio Prize and will be ...

Mantel And Self To Go Head-To-Head Again

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2013 | Home

Hilary Mantel and Will Self will battle it out for another literary prize six months after Mantel beat Self to the Man Booker Prize. The pair are s...

Hilary Mantel Wins Costa Book Award

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2013 | Home

Hilary Mantel has won this year's Costa Book Award for her novel Bring Up The Bodies which the judges described as "head and shoulders" above the othe...

Hilary Mantel Favourite To Win Costa Prize

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.03.2013 | Home

Critics favourite Hilary Mantel is expected to pick up another prize tonight for her best-seller, 'Bring Up The Bodies', at the Costa Book Awards. ...

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Best Books 2012: What This Year's Award-Winning Titles Tells Us

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 10.02.2013 | Home

With an estimated 530,000 different books released per year in the UK and America alone, which of them make it past the panels of book awards - from t...

Fifty Shades Spanks The Opposition

PA | Posted 04.12.2012 | Home

EL James's bestselling sensation Fifty Shades Of Grey has been named one of the books of the year at a literary awards ceremony. The book, the firs...

50 Shades Of Grey: Book Of The Year?

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 13.01.2013 | Home

And so, as the literary year heads into its final furlong, The Specsavers National Book Awards offers us one last chance to don a tux, sip some bubbly...

Will 'The Road' Be Named Novel Of The Century?

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 21.12.2012 | Home

Six renowned authors from the past century have been shortlisted for a prize to recognise the best ever winner of Britain's oldest literary award. ...

Cherie Blair Helps Keep Women's Prize For Fiction Alive

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 08.12.2012 | Home

Cherie Blair has stepped in to help fund the Women's Prize for Fiction - previously the Orange Prize - while it looks for new sponsors. Organisers ...

David Walliams Against Olympic Opening Ceremony Writer In Book Award

PA | Posted 19.11.2012 | Home

The scriptwriter for the Olympic opening ceremony is to jostle with David Walliams for a top children's comedy-writing prize. Frank Cottrell Boyce,...

Palace Gong For Author Atkinson

PA | Posted 09.04.2012 | Home

Celebrated author Kate Atkinson will be awarded an MBE by the Prince of Wales today for an outstanding literary career. The award winning novelist ...

Shakespearean Actress Nominated For Book Award

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 20.03.2012 | Home

The Waterstones 11 shortlist has been announced and contains 8 women writers, including a Shakespearean actress. Rachel Joyce, whose career include...

The Man Booker Prize 2011 Longlist Revealed

lifestyle.aol.co.uk | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

It took the panel of judges just two hours to decide on the 13-strong longlist for this year's Man Booker prize - and there's plenty of variety in bot...