Fiction, Biography, Poetry
Pulitzer Prizes are annual awards for achievements in American journalism, letters, drama and music. The prizes have been awarded by Columbia University in New York City since 1917, on the recommendation of a Pulitzer Prize Board. Fourteen prizes are given in journalism. The award is named after Joseph Pulitzer, American newspaper publisher, who endowed the journalism school and the awards.
Bram Stoker Award
DID YOU KNOW that horror is one of the most pervasive literary types? Elements of horror can be found in almost every genre including mainstream, literary, science fiction, romance, thrillers, and mystery/suspense.
The Nebula award is a science fiction award for novels, novellas, novelettes, short stories, and scripts in the science fiction genre. Past winners of this award include: Dune by Frank Herbert; Flowers for Algernon, by Daniel Keyes; & The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Stephen Sinclair & Peter Jackson; based on The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien
The British librarians’ “MUST READ” LIST!!!!
The Museum, Libraries, and Archives Council (MLA) asked librarians around the country “which book should every adult read before they die?” .
Can you guess which book topped the list?
- TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, HARPER LEE
- THE BIBLE
- THE LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY, JRR TOLKIEN
- 1984, GEORGE ORWELL
- A CHRISTMAS CAROL, CHARLES DICKENS
- JANE EYRE, CHARLOTTE BRONTE
- PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, JANE AUSTEN
- ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN, FRONT E M REMARQUE
- HIS DARK MATERIALS TRILOGY, PHILLIP PULLMAN
- BIRDSONG, SEBASTIAN FAULKS
- THE GRAPES OF WRATH, JOHN STEINBECK
- THE LORD OF THE FLIES, WILLIAM GOLDING
- THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, MARK HADDON
- TESS OF THE D'URBEVILLES ,THOMAS HARDY
- WINNIE THE POOH, AA MILNE
- WUTHERING HEIGHTS, EMILY BRONTE
- THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, KENNETH GRAHAM
- GONE WITH THE WIND, MARGARET MITCHELL
- GREAT EXPECTATIONS, CHARLES DICKENS
- THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE, AUDREY NIFFENEGGER
- THE LOVELY BONES, ALICE SEBOLD
- THE PROPHET, KHALIL GIBRAN
- DAVID COPPERFIELD, CHARLES DICKENS
- THE ALCHEMIST, PAULO COELHO
- THE MASTER AND MARGARITA, MIKHAIL BULGAKOV
- LIFE OF PI YANN, MARTEL
- MIDDLEMARCH, GEORGE ELIOT
- THE POISONWOOD BIBLE, BARBARA KINGSOLVER
- A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, ANTHONY BURGESS
- A DAY IN THE LIFE OF IVAN, DENISOVICH ALEXANDER SOLZENHITSYN