Category Archives: Book Awards

Ulysses by James Joyce

Ulysses is a modernist novel by Irish writer James Joyce. It was first serialized in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920 and then published in its entirety in Paris by Sylvia Beach … Continue reading

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RIP John Le Carré 1931-2020

David John Moore Cornwell, better known by his pen name John le Carré, was a British author of espionage novels. During the 1950s and 1960s, he worked for both the Security Service and the Secret Intelligence ServiceM15 and M16. His … Continue reading

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RIP Toni Morrison

Title: Toni Morrison, author and Nobel laureate, dies aged 88 Authors: Richard Lea and Sian Cain Full Text Online: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/aug/06/toni-morrison-author-and-pulitzer-winner-dies-aged-88 Online, The Internet, 07/08/2019 Sample Text: In a statement on Tuesday, her family and publisher Knopf confirmed that the author … Continue reading

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I Enjoyed This Book – The Better Angels of Our Nature….

Title: The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined Author: Steve Pinker   ISBN: 9780143122012 Publisher: Penguin “If I could give each of you a graduation present, it would be this—the most inspiring book I’ve ever read.” —Bill … Continue reading

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Waterstones Weekly – All Your Publishing News Online

Full Text & Source: https://www.waterstones.com/?utm_campaign=WSWaterstonesWeekly310717A&utm_content=6936078036&utm_medium=email&utm_source=WSWaterstonesWeekly310717A Waterstones Weekly Menu: Best Books For Month Of July Presenting The Man Booker Prize 2017 Longlist New & Reviewed Our Best Selling Fiction Books Our Best Selling Non Fiction books Best Selling Children’s Books On … Continue reading

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The 13 Best Books of 2016

Title: The 13 Best Books of 2016 Author: Lauren Christensen, Harpers Bazaar Full Text & Source: http://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/art-books-music/g8057/best-books-2016/? The Internet, Online, 1/2/2017 Sample Text 2016 may be coming to a close, but there’s still time to catch up on the year’s … Continue reading

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Best Books For Kids

Title:Best Books: Our Recommendations For Families Author:Common Sense Media Full Text & Source: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/book-lists The Internet, Online, 25/07/2016 Sample Text: lists of great books for kids Award Winning Teen Books Find great reads that have won the prestigious Michael J. … Continue reading

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Feedbooks

Title: Free eBooks Author: Feedbooks Full Text & Source:http://www.feedbooks.com/ The Internet, Online, 17/05/2016 Sample Text: Read Anywhere With Feedbooks, enjoy your books on any device :smartphones, tablets or dedicated readers Feedbooks is compatible with a wide range of devices and platforms. … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading

Title: Recommended Reading Author: ilovelibraries Full Text & Source: http://www.ilovelibraries.org/booklovers/recommended The Internet, Online, 19/10/2015 Sample Text: For Children For Young Adults/Teens For Adults General Lists (across two or more age groups) Comment: this should keep up busy, lots of recommended … Continue reading

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The Ultimate List: Our 100 best children’s books

Title: The Ultimate List: Our 100 best children’s books Author: The Book Trust Full Text & Source: http://www.booktrust.org.uk/news-and-blogs/news/222/ The Internet, Online, 16/10/2015 Book Trust transforms lives by getting children and families reading Book Trust is the largest reading charity in … Continue reading

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100 novels everyone should read

  Title: 100 novels everyone should read ; The best novels of all time, from Tolkien to Proust and Middlemarch. Author: The Telegraph Newspaper   Full Text & Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/4248401/100-novels-everyone-should-read.html The Internet, Online, 9/7/2015 Sample Text: 100 The Lord of … Continue reading

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Cork City Library Blog

Title: Cork City Library Blog Author: Ireland, Cork City Library Full Text & Source: http://corkcitylibraries.tumblr.com/ The Internet, Online, 23/5/2015 Sample Text: This is a blog about books, writing, library events and news written by staff of Cork City Libraries Twitter: … Continue reading

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World Book Day 2015

Quotes About Books: “Books are a uniquely portable magic.” Stephen King A book is a dream that you hold in your hand. Neil Gaiman “So many books, so little time.” Frank Zappa “A great book should leave you with many … Continue reading

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A Whole New World Blog By Dublin City Libraries

Celebrating National Libraries Week Book Blog of Dublin City Libraries and please note it is soon moving over to its website..pity! I hope they can add their RSS feed to this blog or vice versa Title: A Whole New World … Continue reading

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Longlist of the 2015 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award

  Title: Longlist of the 2015 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award Author: Dublin City Council Source: http://www.impacdublinaward.ie/news/2015-printable-longlist/ The Internet, Online, 10/4/2015 Abstract: The International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award is presented annually for a novel written in English or translated into … Continue reading

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Garden Writers Association Book Awards

Title: 2014 Garden Writers Association Book Awards Author: Garden Writers Association Source:http://www.gardenwriters.org/gwa.php?p=awards/media_recipients2014.html WRITING Writing – Book (general readership) Jeff Lowenfels, Teaming With Nutrients: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to Optimizing Plant Nutrition, Timber Press Marta McDowell, Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life, Timber … Continue reading

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Last night we… Went to The National Book Awards

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Bord Gais Book Awards

Bord Gais – Irish Book Awards 2012 – Winners The winners in the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2012 are: Eason Novel of the Year: Ancient Light by John Banville (Viking)     RTÉ Radio 1’s John Murray Show Listeners’ Choice … Continue reading

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Are Book Awards A Waste Of Time?

Originally posted on A Little Blog of Books:
Source: The Guardian Whether it’s the Bad Sex award given to the author of the most cringe-worthy sex scene in literature each year or coveted literary prizes such as the Booker and…

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2012 Canadian Children’s Book Centre Awards

Tundra Book Group On November 21, 2012, the Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) announced the winners of its six major Canadian children’s book awards – the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award, Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, Norma Fleck Award for … Continue reading

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