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Books for a Better Life Awards 2014

The New York City – Southern New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society has announced the winners of the 19th Annual Books for a Better Life Awards during a ceremony at The TimesCenter in Manhattan.

The Man Booker International Prize 2015

Ten writers are on the judges’ list of finalists under serious consideration for the sixth Man Booker International Prize, the £60,000 award that recognizes one writer for his or her achievement in fiction. The winner will be revealed on May 19, 2015.

The National Book Critics Circle Awards 2014

The winners of the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced on March 12, 2015 at the New School in New York.

Founded in 1974, the National Book Critics Circle Awards are given annually to honor outstanding writing and to foster a national conversation about reading, criticism, and literature. The awards are open to any book published in the United States in English (including translations). The National Book Critics Circle comprises nearly 700 critics and editors from leading newspapers and magazines providing coverage of books.

Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2014

The finalists for the 35th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes have been announced, and the winners will be revealed on April 18th in a public ceremony at USC's Bovard Auditorium. The best books of 2014 are being recognized in 10 categories, along with the winners of the Robert Kirsch and Innovator’s awards.

The Audie Awards 2015

The Audio Publishers Association (APA) has announced the finalists for its 2015 Audie Awards® competition, the only awards program in the United States devoted entirely to honoring spoken word entertainment. Winners will be announced at the Audies Gala on May 28, 2015, at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York.

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2015

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce, as they celebrate the 206th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, the nominees for the 2015 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction and television published or produced in 2014. The Edgar® Awards will be presented to the winners at their 69th Gala Banquet on April 29, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2014

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2014 was awarded to French author Patrick Modiano. Peter Englund, the Nobel Academy’s permanent secretary, says: “Patrick Modiano is a well-known name in France but not anywhere else. He writes children’s books, movie scripts but mainly novels. His themes are memory, identity and time. His best known work is called MISSING PERSON. It’s the story about a detective who has lost his memory and his final case is finding out who he really is: he is tracing his own steps through history to find out who he is.”

The 2014 Kirkus Prize

At a special ceremony tonight in the penthouse of the Four Seasons Residences in Austin, Kirkus Reviews, the nation’s leading prepublication journal of book reviews, announced the winners for the first-ever Kirkus Prize in the categories of Fiction, Nonfiction and Young Readers’ Literature.

The National Book Awards 2014

Winners of the 2014 National Book Award in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People's Literature were announced at the 65th National Book Awards Benefit Dinner and Ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on Wednesday, November 19, 2014.

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2014

The Man Booker Prize promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year. The prize is the world's most important literary award and has the power to transform the fortunes of authors and publishers.