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The 2023 International Booker Prize

The winner of the 2023 International Booker Prize is TIME SHELTER by Georgi Gospodinov, translated by Angela Rodel. This is the first novel originally published in Bulgarian to win the prize. In the book, a "clinic for the past" offers a promising treatment for Alzheimer’s sufferers: each floor reproduces a decade in minute detail, transporting patients back in time. But soon the past begins to invade the present.

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2023

The Mystery Writers of America has announced the winners for the 2023 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction and television published or produced in 2022.

Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2022

The 43rd annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were awarded on April 21st. The best books of 2022 were recognized in 12 categories, along with the winners of the Robert Kirsch and Innovator’s awards.

The Audie Awards 2023

The Audio Publishers Association (APA) has announced the winners of the 2023 Audie Awards®, the premier awards program in the United States recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment.

The National Book Critics Circle Awards 2022

The winners of the 2022 National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced on March 23rd during a ceremony at the New School in New York City.

2023 Thriller Awards

International Thriller Writers (ITW) has announced the finalists for the 2023 Thriller Awards. The winners will be revealed at ThrillerFest XVIII on Saturday, June 3rd at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York City.

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction 2023

The American Library Association (ALA) has selected THE SWIMMERS by Julie Otsuka as the winner of the 2023 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and AN IMMENSE WORLD: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us by Ed Yong as the winner of the 2023 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction.

The National Book Awards 2022

The winners of the 2022 National Book Award in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature and Young People's Literature were announced on November 16th at the 73rd National Book Awards Ceremony. Two lifetime achievement awards also were presented as part of the evening’s ceremony. Tracie D. Hall, the Executive Director of the American Library Association, received the National Book Foundation’s Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community. And Art Spiegelman, who is best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel, MAUS, was recognized with the Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

The 2022 Kirkus Prize

The winners of the 2022 Kirkus Prize were announced on October 27th in a hybrid ceremony at the Austin Central Library in Austin, Texas, hosted by Kirkus Media CEO Meg LaBorde Kuehn and streamed live on YouTube.

The 2022 Booker Prize

The 2022 Booker Prize has been awarded to Shehan Karunatilaka for his second novel, THE SEVEN MOONS OF MAALI ALMEIDA. The book tells the story of a war photographer who has woken up dead in what seems to be a celestial visa office. He has "seven moons" to try and solve the mystery of his death and to help unveil a cache of photos that will rock war-torn Sri Lanka. It is worth noting that Karunatilka is the second Sri Lankan author to win the Booker Prize, following Michael Ondaatje, who won in 1992 for THE ENGLISH PATIENT. Click here to read more about Karunatilaka and his searing satire.