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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 National Book Critics Circle Awards 2014

The National Book Critics Circle announced its 30 finalists in six categories– --- autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, general nonfiction, and poetry --- for the best books of 2014. The winners of an additional three prizes were announced as well.

The National Book Critics Circle Awards, founded in 1974 at the Algonquin Hotel and considered among the most prestigious in American letters, are the sole prizes bestowed by a jury of working critics and book review editors. The awards will be presented on March 12, 2015 at the New School, in a ceremony that is free and open to the public.

Books for a Better Life Awards 2014

The New York City - Southern New York Chapter of the National MS Society has announced the finalists for the 19th Annual Books for a Better Life Awards. The winners will be announced during an awards ceremony at The TimesCenter in New York City on Monday, March 23, 2015. The event, hosted by television personality Meredith Vieira, will honor Dr. Mark Hyman, founder of The UltraWellness Center and director of The Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, and Mark Tauber, Senior Vice President and Publisher of HarperOne, a division of HarperCollins Publishers.

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

Joshua Ferris, Richard Flanagan, Karen Joy Fowler, Howard Jacobson, Neel Mukherjee and Ali Smith have been announced as the shortlisted authors for the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.

The Audie Awards 2014

The Audie Awards (The Audies®) is the only awards program in the USA devoted solely to spoken word entertainment. They are annually bestowed upon recipients for outstanding audio books. The Audies have been granted by the Audio Publisher Association, a not-for-profit trade organization since 1996.

Click here for a complete list of the 2014 winners and finalists.

Children's Choice Book Awards 2014

The Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader announced the winners of the seventh annual Children’s Choice Book Awards (CCBAs) at a charity gala benefitting Every Child a Reader in New York City on May 14, 2014. The announcement is an annual highlight of Children’s Book Week (May 12-18, 2014) as the CCBAs is the only national book awards program where the winning titles are selected by kids and teens. Young readers across the country voted in record numbers for their favorite books, author and illustrator at bookstores, school libraries, and at