Recent Award Winners - Fiction
*Note: also won the Women's Prize for Fiction
Translated by Angela RodelIn an apricot-colored building in Zurich, surrounded by curiously planted forget-me-nots, Gaustine has opened the first “clinic for the past,” an institution that offers an inspired treatment for Alzheimer’s sufferers: each floor reproduces a past decade in minute detail, allowing patients to transport themselves back in time to unlock what is left of their fading memories.
National Book Awards
Translated by Bruna Dantas LobatoA letter has beckoned to Raimundo since he received it over fifty years ago from his youthful passion, Cícero. But having grown up poor in Brazil, Raimundo has been unable to read.... A sweeping novel of repression, violence, and shame, along with their flip side: survival, endurance, and the ultimate triumph of an unforgettable figure on society’s margins.
The National Book Critics Circle Awards
*Note: also won a PEN America Literary Award
Most recent book: Everything InsideA single-volume collection of short stories by the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author is set in such locales as Miami, Port-au-Prince and the Caribbean and poignantly explores the forces that unite and divide.
PEN America Literary Awards
British Book Awards
Nobel Prize for Literature
Most recent book: A ShiningA man starts driving without knowing where he is going. He alternates between turning right and left, and ultimately finds himself stuck at the end of a forest road. It soon grows dark and begins to snow. But instead of searching for help, he ventures, foolishly, into the dark forest. Inevitably, the man gets lost, and as he grows cold and tired, he encounters a glowing being amid the obscurity.
*Note: also won a NAACP Image Award
Stonewall Book Awards
*Note: also won a Locus Award and a British Book Award
Bram Stoker Awards
edited by Ellen DatlowFrom werewolves and vampires, to demons and aliens, the monster is one of the most recognizable figures in horror. But what makes something, or someone, monstrous? In Screams From the Dark, award-winning and up-and-coming authors like Stephen Graham Jones, Richard Kadrey, Cassandra Khaw, and Gemma Files attempt to answer this question.
National Jewish Book Awards