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Richard Flanagan wins the 2014 Man Booker Prize!

Congratulations to Richard Flanagan for winning the 2014 Man Booker Prize with The Narrow Road to the Deep North (ebook available here)! This year marked the first time that any writer could win it, regardless of nationality, so long as …

Patrick Modiano wins the Nobel Prize for Literature 2014

Congratulations to French author Patrick Modiano for winning this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature! “For the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation.” – the Nobel Prize …

2014 Man Booker Prize shortlist announced

You know it’s truly fall when the Man Booker Prize shortlist is announced…    The 2014 shortlist consists of: To Rise Again at a Decent Hour – Joshua Ferris (ebook available) The Narrow Road to the Deep North – Richard …

Science Fiction & Fantasy Awards Round-Up 2014

It’s April so it must be time for another SF/Fantasy Awards Round-Up.  Below are the nominees (and one winner + nominees) of what we think of as the Big Four.  I’ve not included nominees for the Retro Hugos; I hope …

Bookbits for February 21st, 2014

Goodness me, it’s been about a decade since we last wrote a Bookbits…  Hope you like this one,  we’re restarting it small, and we’ll try not to make you wait too long for the next one!  Awards! I’ve kind of …