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11/17/22: The Washington Post names 10 best books of 2022

Link to the article which includes mini reviews with links to in-depth reviews and so much more, here.

11/16/22: 2022 National Book Award Winners Announced

National Book Foundation. Presenter of the National Book Awards
The mission of the National Book Foundation is to celebrate the best literature published in the United States, expand its audience, and ensure that books have a prominent place in our culture.
All the information here.

11/1/22. The PNBA shortlist has been announced!

These titles, announced in early November 2022, comprise the list from which up to six 2023 winners will be selected.
Winners be announced in early January 2023.

10/27/22: From the New York Times 15 Books Coming in November

A previously unpublished novel by Katherine Dunn, Matthew Perry’s harrowing account of yearslong addiction, the winner of the Booker Prize — and more. All here in the New York Times column.

11/1/2022: Washington Post chooses 10 noteworthy books for November

November brings historical fiction, romance, tear-jerkers and books to make you laugh. Best-selling authors Michael Connelly and Anthony Horowitz both have something new to keep pulses racing this month — just the thing to fight off that tryptophan surge after Thanksgiving turkey.

October 2022 Seattle Times Books Catch-Up!

October 3, 2022. Namwali Serpell’s luminous new novel about a missing sibling bends and blends genre in a searching exploration of grief. Review in The Seattle Times, here.

10/6/22: 2022 Nobel Prize for Literature Announced

October 6, 2022. The Nobel Prize in literature goes to Annie Ernaux, known for memoir "The Years"
The French author Annie Ernaux has been awarded the Nobel Prize for literature, the Swedish Academy announced Thursday.