The Prizes

Pulitzer, Booker, Nobel, Orange, PEN-Faulkner, Booker International, Whitbread, Hugo, Edgar, Nebula, etc.

A place to discuss the merits and failures of the choices made for literary prizes and awards, as well as of the very idea of prizes.

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Thriller Awards5 unread / 5bergs47, Saturday 6:50am
The Pulitzer135 unread / 135Pharmacdon, May 10
The James Tait Black Memorial Prize46 unread / 46bergs47, May 10
Edgar awards5 unread / 5Pharmacdon, April 29
The Women's Prize for Fiction61 unread / 61markon, April 28
TS Eliot Poetry Award14 unread / 14bergs47, April 23
The Royal Society Prizes for Science Books59 unread / 59bergs47, April 23
2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize19 unread / 19Pharmacdon, April 23
National Book Critics Circle Award80 unread / 80bergs47, April 20
The Wellcome Trust Book Prize20 unread / 20Pharmacdon, April 19
Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction13 unread / 13Pharmacdon, April 19
The National Book Award125 unread / 125Pharmacdon, April 19
British Book Award7 unread / 7bergs47, April 8
The Man Booker International Prize9 unread / 9kidzdoc, April 7
Mystery, Crime & Thriller Awards25 unread / 25Pharmacdon, April 6
Gordon Burn Prize 20175 unread / 5Pharmacdon, April 4
The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards8 unread / 8Pharmacdon, April 3
The Whitbread/Costa71 unread / 71bergs47, April 3
Folio Prize10 unread / 10Pharmacdon, April 2
Man Asian Literary Prize16 unread / 16Pharmacdon, April 2
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize13 unread / 13Pharmacdon, April 2
William Hill Sports Book of the Year11 unread / 11Pharmacdon, April 2
The Also-Ran2 unread / 2susanbooks, March 31
John Burroughs Medal- Natural History Writing4 unread / 4Pharmacdon, March 31
Not The Booker Prize12 unread / 12Pharmacdon, March 31
The Miles Franklin Award76 unread / 76Pharmacdon, March 24
Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction6 unread / 6Pharmacdon, March 24
Prime Minister’s Literary awards3 unread / 3Pharmacdon, March 24
The Wainwright Prize5 unread / 5Pharmacdon, March 24
ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD3 unread / 3Pharmacdon, March 24
The Walter Scott prize for historical fiction26 unread / 26si, March 24
Kirkus Prize2 unread / 2Pharmacdon, March 23
Scotiabank Giller Prize4 unread / 4bergs47, March 22
The PEN/Faulkner Award40 unread / 40Pharmacdon, March 21
Reading List3 unread / 3Pharmacdon, March 17
Hugo Awards8 unread / 8Pharmacdon, March 17
Portico Prize for Literature5 unread / 5tallpaul, January 20
TIME The 10 Best Nonfiction Books of year3 unread / 3bergs47, December 2021
TIME The 10 Best Fiction Books of year3 unread / 3bergs47, December 2021
The Booker Prize8 unread / 8kidzdoc, November 2021
French Prizes22 unread / 22kidzdoc, November 2021
The Nobel Prize in Literature21 unread / 21varielle, October 2021
The Orwell Prize28 unread / 28bergs47, August 2021
Wolfson History Prize4 unread / 4bergs47, August 2021
2021 International Booker Prize shortlist3 unread / 3kidzdoc, June 2021
2021 International Booker Prize longlist3 unread / 3AnnieMod, April 2021
The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature8 unread / 8kidzdoc, February 2021
2018 Giller Prize Shortlist6 unread / 6bergs47, December 2020
Bad Sex in Fiction Award86 unread / 86Citizenjoyce, December 2020
Giller Prize for 20204 unread / 4pamelad, November 2020
How can a book get a prize 2 years before it is published???6 unread / 6halloleo, October 2020
International Dublin Literary Award12 unread / 12kidzdoc, September 2020
The Diagram Prize5 unread / 5kidzdoc, September 2020
Jhalak Prize2 unread / 2bergs47, July 2020
The Wellcome Book Prize18 unread / 18bergs47, April 2020
Stella Prize25 unread / 25bergs47, April 2020
The Desmond Elliott Prize22 unread / 22bergs47, February 2020
Childrens and YA Prizes: Carnegie, Newbery, etc...19 unread / 19Cynfelyn, February 2020
Writers' Trust Awards-Canada37 unread / 37Yells, February 2020
Nobel Prize in Literature 2018-20191 unread / 1lriley, October 2019
Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award16 unread / 16bergs47, September 2019
Giller Prize for 20191 unread / 1torontoc, September 2019
Best Translated Book Award32 unread / 32kidzdoc, June 2019
Waterstones Book of the Year11 unread / 11bergs47, December 2018
Governor General's Literary Awards3 unread / 3Yells, October 2018
The Goldsmiths Prize4 unread / 4bergs47, October 2018
Laura Ingalls Wilder Award name change1 unread / 1Cynfelyn, June 2018
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction9 unread / 9kidzdoc, June 2018
Dolman Travel Book of the Year18 unread / 18bergs47, February 2018
Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Non-Fiction Shortlist8 unread / 8bergs47, February 2018
2017 Giller Prize5 unread / 5torontoc, November 2017
Nobel Prize in Literature 201710 unread / 10Jargoneer, October 2017
2017 Man Booker Prize4 unread / 4Crypto-Willobie, October 2017
Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award1 unread / 1bergs47, September 2017
Kerry Group Novel of the Year Award1 unread / 1bergs47, August 2017
The Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize10 unread / 10bergs47, August 2017
The OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature20 unread / 20bergs47, August 2017
Shamus Award Finalists3 unread / 3bergs47, August 2017
Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year6 unread / 6bergs47, August 2017
2014 Windham-Campbell Prizes4 unread / 4bergs47, May 2017
C. S. Lewis Honor Book or Notable Book4 unread / 4gilroy, April 2017
2016 BMO Winterset Award1 unread / 1Andrew_MC, March 2017
Indie Book Awards1 unread / 1bergs47, March 2017
The Booker International Prize for Fiction60 unread / 60kidzdoc, March 2017
Samuel Johnson Prize47 unread / 47bergs47, January 2017
Giller Prize 20163 unread / 3torontoc, November 2016
2016 Man Booker Prize10 unread / 10MarthaJeanne, October 2016
Nobel Prize in Literature 201639 unread / 39artturnerjr, October 2016
Dayton Literary Peace Prize Winners2 unread / 2bergs47, September 2016
Queensland Literary Award 20161 unread / 1alexdaw, September 2016
Bookseller/Diagram Prize for Oddest Title of the Year6 unread / 6Jargoneer, July 2016
Sunday Times Short Story Award2 unread / 2bergs47, May 2016
Guardian First Book Award47 unread / 47kidzdoc, April 2016
2015 BMO Winterset Award1 unread / 1Andrew_MC, April 2016
Giller Prize 20158 unread / 8catarina1, November 2015
2015 Booker Prize4 unread / 4TooBusyReading, October 2015
Nobel Prize in Literature 20154 unread / 4Jargoneer, October 2015
American Academy of Poetry Awards 20151 unread / 1markon, September 2015
Spear's Book Awards2 unread / 2bergs47, August 2015
Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award22 unread / 22bergs47, August 2015
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