Literary News and Bookish Potpourri — April 28, 2013

I'm so bookish my bookmarks are smaller books

Awards and Honours

book-icon-smallestorphan masters sonThe Orphan Master’s Son Wins Pulitzer for Fiction


book-icon-smallesthuo yanHuo Yan wins NZ’s Rewi Alley Writing Fellowship


book-icon-smallestchildrens book council of australiaCBCA 2013 Book of the Year Awards


book-icon-smallestorion book awardCraig Childs Wins 2013 Orion Book Award


book-icon-smalleststella prize winnerCarrie Tiffany Wins Stella Prize for Women Writers


book-icon-smallestla times book awardLA Times Book Prize Winners Announced

(click through to read samples of the winners)


Hilary Mantel
Hilary Mantel
George Saunders
George Saunders

book-icon-smallest2 Authors on 

Time’s “100 Most Influential People


book-icon-smallestabaABA Indies Choice and E.B. White Award Winners


book-icon-smallestwomens prize for fiction 2013“Staggeringly Strong” Women’s Prize Shortlist


book-icon-smallestinternational prize for arabic fictionInternational Prize for Arabic Fiction 2013


book-icon-smallestgranta-cover1‘Best Of Young British Novelists’ Announced


Recent Losses to Literature

book-icon-smallestsarah broomAuckland poet Sarah Broom died April 18 


book-icon-smallestel konigsburgChildren’s Book Author E. L. Konigsburg died April 19


Quizzes

book-icon-smallestoxford classical dictionaryWhich Classical Character Are You?


book-icon-smallesttale of two citiesOpening Lines Book Quiz


book-icon-smallestJ K Rowling has had record pre-orders for The Casual VacancyAuthors’ Real Names


Books and TV

book-icon-smallestthe doctor in library7 Reasons The Doctor is a Literary Hero


book-icon-smallestlisa simpsonThe Simpsons’ Literary References


book-icon-smallestrory gilmoreBook-Loving TV Characters


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