Literary Awards

Alice Munro is only the 13th woman out of 110 Nobel Prize-winners. That's right - not even 12% of the winners of what is arguably the world's most prestigious literary award are female. This is rather strange, given that approximately 51% of the world's population is female.
A book about a teenage boy coming to terms with his mother's cancer has become the first to triumph in twin awards for children's
A British writer has scooped the largest prize in the world for a novel published in English. Even the Dogs, by Jon McGregor
A British writer has scooped the largest prize in the world for a novel published in English. Even the Dogs, by Jon McGregor
The Bookseller’s annual search to find the Oddest Book Title of the Year has turned up a real stinker this time around – Cooking
Christopher Hitchens is one of 18 authors who have been nominated for the 2012 Orwell Prize. The late writer will be a strong
Got your summer reading list sorted yet? Would a lovely big parcel containing 20 of the year's best novels help at all? Since
J. R. R. Tolkien may have won over millions of devoted fans across the globe with The Lord of the Rings, but to a small committee
A 'prize winner' sticker is a powerful thing in the book world, which is why literary awards - particularly the big ones