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Tag Archives | Awards

Finalists of National Book Award 2011 Announced!

The Tiger's Wife

The finalists for the four categories in the National Book Award have just been announced! In the fiction category we see the 2011 Orange Prize winner The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obrecht, a likely winner for this prestigious award. In the Poetry category we see the familiar Adrienne Rich, one of America’s foremost feminist poets, with her collection […]

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Ellis Peter Shortlist Announced!

Somme Stations

All crime novel fans, the next five books for you to read have just been announced with the Ellis Peter shortlist! Selected by the Crime Writer’s Association, these are the forerunners in the huge historical crime thriller market. The award is sponsored by the Estate of Ellis Peters, Headline Book Publishing Company and Little, Brown […]

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