Nobel Prize for literature: This year’s favorites

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RH Acquires Three Books by New Nobel Laureate Alexievich

Publishers Weekly – 2015-11-17

The English translation of 'Second-hand Time' will publish in summer 2016, while 'War's Unwomanly Face' and 'Last Witnesses' will be released in 2017.

International Bestsellers: Nobel Laureate Alexievich Tops Swedish List

Publishers Weekly – 2016-01-22

Bestseller lists from France, Italy, and Sweden, where Svetlana Alexievich was the #1 nonfiction title in December.

Ferrante and Nobel Prize winners on Man Booker International longlist

The Bookseller – 2016-03-10

The longlist for the Man Booker International Prize 2016 has been revealed, including two Nobel Prize winners, two previous finalists and two debut authors. 

Hungarian Nobel Literature Prize winner Imre Kertesz dies

Yahoo! News – 2016-03-31

Hungarian author Nobel Literature Prize winner Imre Kertesz has died aged 86 early Thursday in Budapest after a long illness, his publisher said. The Holocaust survivor, who won the Nobel in 2002,...

Nobel prize winners and stocking fillers – 65 years in the murky waters of London publishing

The Guardian – 2016-04-02

Ernest Hecht set up Souvenir Press from his bedroom in 1951. Now, following the death of Lord Weidenfeld, he is the last of the group of remarkable Jewish émigrés who transformed postwar British...

Russia’s Yasnaya Polyana Prize Longlist Includes Four Nobel Laureates

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-04-08

Established in 2003 by the estate of Leo Tolstoy and the Samsung Corporation, the Yasnaya Polyana Literary Prize has a 31-title international longlist. The post Russia’s Yasnaya Polyana Prize...

Nobel winner Alexievich longlisted for Baillie Gifford Prize

The Bookseller – 2016-09-22

The winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature, Svetlana Alexievich, is among the names on the 2016 longlist for the Baillie Gifford Prize (formerly the Samuel Johnson Prize).

Studies on the perils of polyester underwear and the personality of rocks win Ig Nobel Prizes

Los Angeles Times – 2016-09-23

Not every scientific study can be about weighty topics, like gravity waves or gene editing. Sometimes you can gain a true scientific insight by discovering that mammals of vastly different sizes...

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