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Author Madeleine Thien Wins Canada's Top Literary Prize

A multi-generational novel that explores the survivors of Mao's Cultural Revolution and reaches to the events of Tiananmen Square, the book was also shortlisted for the UK's Man Booker Prize.

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Announcing the 2016 Man Booker Prize Winner

Paul Beatty's The Sellout has won the prize given "to encourage the widest possible readership for the best in literary fiction." Also £50,000. He is the first U.S. writer to win the award.

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Bob Dylan Wins the Nobel Prize

Today the Swedish Academy awarded Bob Dylan the Nobel Prize in Literature "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."

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The National Book Award Shortlist for Poetry

Here is the National Book Award shortlist for Poetry:

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The National Book Award Shortlist for Young People's Literature

Earlier this week we announced the National Book Award shortlists for Fiction and Nonfiction. Here are the finalists for Young People's Fiction:

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The National Book Award Shortlist for Fiction and Nonfiction

The finalists for the National Book Award--in fiction and nonfiction--are here! Read on to discover who made the shortlist.

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National Book Foundation Announces 5 Under 35

The National Book Foundation has announced this year's 5 Under 35, which consists of five debut authors nominated by honorees from previous National Book Awards. Below is a list of each nominating author and, in bold, the 5 Under 35 honoree selected. Karen Bender, a 2015 National Book Award finalist...

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Announcing the National Book Award Longlists for Fiction and Nonfiction

The 2016 National Book Award longlists for Fiction and Nonfiction have been announced.

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The 2016 Man Booker Prize Shortlist

The shortlist for the 2016 Man Booker Prize has been announced. Originally awarded in 1969, the prize endeavors "to encourage the widest possible readership for the best in literary fiction."

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2016 National Book Award Longlist: Young People's Literature

The ten longlist contenders for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature have been announced and include some of our own favorites.

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