Los Angeles Times Book Finalists Announced The finalists, announced on 2/22, include Zadie Smith’s novel Swing Time, Jane Mayer’s Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind
The fiction prize went to C.E. Morgan for The Sport of Kings, the nonfiction winner was Susan Faludi for her memoir In the Darkroom, and young readers’ literature author Jason Reynolds for his book, As Brave as You.
Paul Beatty won the British literary award for his novel The Sellout. This is the first time the British prize has been awarded to an American author since it was opened up to non-UK writers three years ago.
The collection of short stories, with starred reviews in Kirkus and Publisher’s Weekly, is rich with complex characters, deep in the mountains of West Virginia, and rural North Carolina.
The biggest piece of literary news this week is, of course, Bob Dylan’s winning of the Nobel prize in literature. His winning of the award
It’s not an easy road — grief. You step and carry, carry and step. Somehow, you grab hold of it, claim it, and move with