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PEN-America

PEN America Literary Awards: Books Across Borders

Last night, PEN America staff were turning away latecomers to the literary awards ceremony in the New School’s John L. Tishman auditorium. There simply weren’t enough seats for everyone who wanted to attend. This year’s event was a special one. Its theme of “Books Across Borders” addressed timely issues of...

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The National Book Critics Circle Announces Its 2016 Winners

The National Book Critics Circle celebrates the best fiction and nonfiction published in 2016.

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Paula Fox (1923 – 2017)

Paula Fox, winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award, died on March 1 in Brooklyn, New York.

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The Winning Cookbooks: IACP Awards

Chosen from a stellar lineup of finalists, here are a handful of cookbooks that took home a prize at this year's International Culinary Association of America awards ceremony.

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Horror and Dark Fantasy Fans, Take Note: The 2016 Bram Stoker Finalists Are Here

The Horror Writers Association announced the finalists for the 2016 Bram Stoker Awards, given to works of excellence in horror and dark fantasy. Read on to see who which authors made the final ballot for superior achievement in a novel, in a first novel, in a young adult novel, and in a graphic novel.

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The PEN Literary Awards

"...In a world where coverage of the arts is an endangered species, this is vital.”

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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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