6th December 2017
Goodreads has announced the best reads of 2017, as voted by readers. We have added the main winners below, but you can see the full selection here.
Fiction: Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng
Mystery and Thriller: Into the Water, by Paula Hawkins
Fantasy: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, by JK Rowling
Science Fiction: Artemis, by Andy Weir
Horror: Sleeping Beauties, by Stephen King and Owen King
Memoir and Autobiography: What Happened, by Hillary Rodham Clinton
Science and Technology: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil de Grasse Tyson
Young Adult Fiction: The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas
Young Adult Fantasy: A Court of Wings and Ruin, by Sarah J. Maas
Middle Grade and Children's: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, by Rick Riordan
Picture Books: We're All Wonders, by RJ Palacio
Poetry: The Sun and her Flowers, by Rupi Kaur
16th November 2017
The National Book Awards Winners are announced:
Fiction: Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel, by Jesmyn Ward.
Non-Fiction: The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia, by Masha Green.
Poetry: Half-Light: Collected Poems 1965-2016, by Frank Bidart.
Young People's Literature: Far From the Tree, by Robin Benway.
(We have ordered all of them for our Library).
26th October 2017
- Manhattan Beach, by Jennifer Egan
- Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders
- Sing, Unburied, Sing, by Jesmyn Ward
- You Don't Have to Say You Love Me, by Sherman Alexie
- The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner, by Daniel Ellsberg
- Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, by David Grann
18th October 2017
The Winner of Man Booker Prize 2017 is announced :)
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders.
5th October 2017
Kazuo Ishiguro wins the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature.
4th October 2017
US National Book Awards Shortlist announced.