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Awards

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2014

The first Man Booker prize to admit novels from across the globe as long as they are written in English has published its longlist. Following much discussion, the six judges chaired by philosopher Anthony Grayling chose 13 books by four Americans, six Britons, two Irish writers and one Australian.

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 bookweekonline.com.

Pulitzer Prize Winners in Letters and Drama 2014

The 98th annual Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism, Letters, Drama and Music, awarded on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board, were announced on April 14, 2014 by Columbia University.

Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2013

The 34th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were awarded on Friday, April 11, 2014, in a public ceremony at USC’s Bovard Auditorium. The best books of 2013 were recognized in 10 categories, along with the winners of Innovator’s and Robert Kirsch awards.

International Thriller Writers Awards 2014

On July 12, 2014, during ThrillerFest IX, the International Thriller Writers (ITW) announced the winners of the 2014 Thriller Awards at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction 2014

The American Library Association (ALA) has announced the six books shortlisted for the prestigious Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. The medals are awarded for the best fiction and nonfiction books written for adults in the previous year and published in the U.S. As part of an announcement and medal presentation event at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas in June, each winning author will receive $5,000 and the four finalists will each receive $1,500.

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2014

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction and television published or produced in 2013. The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at our 68th Gala Banquet, May 1, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.

The National Book Critics Circle Awards 2013

The winners of the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced on March 13th 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 600 critics and editors from leading newspapers and magazines providing coverage of books.

Books for a Better Life Awards 2013

Since its inception in 1996, Books for a Better Life has recognized more than 700 self-improvement authors and has now raised more than $2.1 million for the New York City - Southern New York Chapter’s comprehensive support services and educational programs for people living with MS, their friends and families. The Awards recognize self-improvement authors whose messages are aligned with the chapter’s mission of inspiring people to live their best lives.