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New Literature Online interface is now live

November 21st, 2013 at 10:11

ProQuest has released Literature Online on a brand new platform.

Man Booker Prize 2013: shortlist announced

September 13th, 2013 at 08:09

The shortlist for the 2013 Man Booker Prize has been announced.

Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists 2013

April 18th, 2013 at 10:04

Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists 2013 has been announced, a list which is only published once every ten years.

East Midlands Book Award

November 15th, 2012 at 12:11

The deadline for submissions into the East Midlands Book Award is 1st December 2012. An award of £1000 will be given to a writer of Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, or Poetry.

Hilary Mantel takes Man Booker Prize, again!

October 18th, 2012 at 09:10

"[Hilary Mantel's] is a story unique in Man Booker history. She becomes only the third author, after Peter Carey and J.M. Coetzee, to win the prize twice, which puts her in the empyrean." http://themanbookerprize.com/news/hilary-mantel-wins-2012-man-booker-prize

Stuck for something to read over the vacation?

December 8th, 2011 at 05:12

Then take a look at www.whichbook.net to help you choose some good books to read over the holiday!  Not influenced by publishers, bookshops, prize winner lists or the media, Whichbook enables you to decide which books you’d like to read based on your reading preferences: e.g. mood, emotion, plot shape, type of main character, country [...]

Fearless Librarian Saves the Day

September 8th, 2011 at 10:09

To find out how a “Fearless Librarian Saves the Day“, tune in to BBC Radio 4 at 2.15pm for today’s Afternoon Play! “This is the story of no ordinary librarian. Sitting behind the wheel of a clapped-out mobile library, Harry Hayman is the easy rider of Herefordshire’s remote country lanes. Whether it’s as a knight [...]

Man Booker Prize 2011 longlist announced

July 28th, 2011 at 08:07

Yesterday saw the announcement of this year’s longlist for the Man Booker Prize.  If you missed it, here are the books that made it onto the list: Julian Barnes The Sense of an Ending (Jonathan Cape – Random House) Sebastian Barry On Canaan’s Side (Faber) Carol Birch Jamrach’s Menagerie (Canongate Books) Patrick deWitt The Sisters [...]

BBC National Short Story Award 2011 – deadline 5pm today!

May 5th, 2011 at 08:05

The BBC National Short Story Award is one of the most prestigious for a single short story, with the winning author receiving £15,000. This year, for the first time, the BBC National Short Story Award will accept electronic entries.  The closing date for entries is Thursday 5 May 2011 at 5pm. From the Booktrust website: [...]