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The Berbellion Prize: A New Award for Disabled Writers

The Berbellion Prize is a new award for an author whose "work has best spoken of the experience of chronic illness and/or disability."

Award-Winning Canadian Books from 2019 to Add to Your TBR

Looking to read more Canadian books? Learn about the award-winning Canadian books of 2019, including the Giller Prize winner and more.

9 Great Reads From Emerging Writers

Looking for something new? Want to know the next stars of literature before your friends? This is the list of books by emerging writers you've been seeking!

The Man Booker Prize Shortlist Is Here!

Each shortlisted author will receive £2,500 and a specially-bound edition of their book.

Award-Winning Canadian Books from 2017

A guide to award-winning Canadian books from 2017, including the books that won the Giller Prize, the Governor General's Literary Awards, and other awards.

MEMOIRS OF A POLAR BEAR Wins Inaugural Warwick Prize for Women in Translation

The first-ever Warwick Prize for Women in Translation was awarded to Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada, translated by Susan Bernofsky.

The 2017 National Book Award Winners

The winners of the 2017 National Book Awards in all four categories, as well as the presenters and the lifetime achievement award.

The Best Translated Book Award

It’s always silly to declare a single book to be the “best,” but it’s often productive (and fun) to consider ...

The Broken Hugo Awards of 2015

Along with the Nebula Awards, the Hugo Awards are considered to be one of the two major awards for science ...

And the Best Audiobooks of the Year Will Be…

Through Book Riot’s relationship with Audible, the leading provider of audiobooks, Book Riot readers who are new to Audible can click ...

Book Lists for Every Type of Reader: A Roundup of “Bests”

Every January, librarians, educators, and other members of the American Library Association’s (ALA) various divisions gather to hash out a ...

You Say Reader’s Choice, I Say Independent Literary Awards

Have you ever seen the winners list of certain book awards and wondered how in the world some of those ...