Monday, March 4

2015 Awards

2015 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Poetry

2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry Winner and Nominees

2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Poetry WinnerFrom the New World: Poems 1976-2014Jorie GrahamFrom pulitzer prize winner Jorie Graham, an indispensable volume of poems selected from almost four decades of work Much awaited and long needed, From the New World—a sequence of poems from Jorie Graham’s prior eleven books—creates a startlingly fresh traj...Amazon2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Poetry ShortlistChordRick BarotAmazonShirt in HeavenJean ValentineAmazonThe Ruined EleganceFiona Sze-LorrainAmazonVoyage of the Sable VenusRobin Coste LewisAmazon
2015 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Science & Technology

2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology Winner and Nominees

2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Science & Technology WinnerThe Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New WorldAndrea WulfThe acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world—and in the process created modern environmentalism. NATIONAL BEST SELLER O...Amazon2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Science & Technology ShortlistHow to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-ExtinctionBeth ShapiroAmazonMachines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and RobotsJohn MarkoffAmazonRust: The Longest WarJonathan WaldmanAmazonThe Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress DisorderDavid J. MorrisAmazon
2015 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Young Adult Fiction

2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Young Adult Fiction Winner and Nominees

2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Young Adult Fiction WinnerMy Seneca VillageMarilyn Nelson"Poetry illustrated in the poet's own words--with brief prose descriptions of what she sees inside her work--this ... collection takes readers back in time and deep into the mind's eye of Marilyn Nelson ... [who] draws upon history, and her ... imagination...Amazon2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Young Adult Fiction ShortlistDrowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New OrleansDon BrownAmazonMost Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam WarSteve SheinkinAmazonThe Boy in the Black SuitJason ReynoldsAmazonThe Hired GirlLaura Amy SchlitzAmazon
2015 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, British Science Fiction Association, BSFA - Novel

2015 BSFA – Novel Winner and Nominees

2015 BSFA - Novel WinnerAncillary SwordAnn LeckieThe sequel to Ancillary Justice, the only novel to ever win the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke Awards and the second book in Ann Leckie's New York Times bestselling series. Breq is a soldier who used to be a warship. Once a weapon of conquest controlli...Amazon2015 BSFA - Novel ShortlistCuckoo SongFrances HardingeAmazonEurope in AutumnDave HutchinsonAmazonLagoonNnedi OkoraforAmazonThe First Fifteen Lives of Harry AugustClaire NorthAmazonThe Moon KingNeil WilliamsonAmazonThe RaceNina AllanAmazonWolvesSimon IngsAmazon
2015 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Costa Book Award, Costa Book Award - Novel

2015 Costa Book Award – Novel Winner and Nominees

2015 Costa Book Award - Novel WinnerA God in RuinsKate AtkinsonThe stunning companion to Kate Atkinson's #1 bestseller Life After Life, "one of the best novels I've read this century" (Gillian Flynn, author of Gone Girl). Kate Atkinson's dazzling Life After Life explored the possibility of infinite chances, following ...Amazon2015 Costa Book Award - Novel ShortlistA Place Called WinterPatrick GaleAmazonAt Hawthorn TimeMelissa HarrisonAmazonThe Green RoadAnne EnrightAmazon
2015 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Drama

2015 Governor General’s Literary Award – Drama Winner and Nominees

2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Drama Winnercarried away on the crest of a waveDavid YeeFrom the shore of Ko Phi Phi in Thailand to a suburb in Utah to a mysterious Kafkaesque hole in the ground, carried away on the crest of a wave gives us brief glimpses into the lives of a sphinx-like escort, a grieving father, a conflicted priest, brothers...Amazon2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Drama ShortlistMahmoudTara Grammy and Tom Arthur DavisAmazonOdd DucksBryden MacDonaldAmazonThe Gravitational Pull of Bernice TrimbleBeth GrahamAmazonWinners and LosersMarcus Youssef and James LongAmazon
2015 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction

2015 Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction WinnerDaddy Lenin and Other StoriesGuy VanderhaegheAmong these nine stories: A teenage boy breaks out of the strict confines of his family, his bid for independence leads him in over his head. He learns about life in short order and there is no turning back. An actors penchant for hiding behind a role, on...Amazon2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction ShortlistHow You Were BornKate CayleyAmazonOutlineRachel CuskAmazonThe Evening ChorusHelen HumphreysAmazonThe Winter FamilyClifford JackmanAmazon
2015 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction

2015 Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction Winner and Nominees

2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction WinnerBee Time: Lessons from the HiveMark L. WinstonBee Time presents his reflections on three decades spent studying these remarkable creatures, and on the lessons they can teach about how humans might better interact with one another and the natural world, from the boardroom to urban ......Amazon2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction ShortlistDispatches from the Front: Matthew Halton, Canada's Voice at WarDavid HaltonAmazonNorval Morrisseau: Man Changing into ThunderbirdArmand Garnet RuffoAmazonParty of One: Stephen Harper and Canada's Radical MakeoverMichael HarrisAmazonThe Social Life of Ink: Culture, Wonder, and Our Relationship with the Written WordTed BishopAmazon
2015 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry

2015 Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry Winner and Nominees

2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry WinnerMy Shoes Are Killing MeRobyn SarahWinner of the 2015 Governor Generals Award for Poetry Winner of the 2015 Canadian Jewish Literary Award for Poetry In My Shoes are Killing Me, poet Robyn Sarah reflects on the passing of time, the fleetingness of dreams, and the bittersweet pleasure of th...Amazon2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry ShortlistCrossoverM. Travis LaneAmazonFor Your Safety Please Hold OnKayla CzagaAmazonInfinite Citizen of the Shaking TentLiz HowardAmazonWashitaPatrick LaneAmazon
2015 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Translation

2015 Governor General’s Literary Award – Translation (French to English) Winner and Nominees

2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Translation (French to English) WinnerTwenty-One CardinalsRhonda MullinsFrom the author and translator of And the Birds Rained Down, a 2015 CBC Canada Reads selection Winner of the 2015 Governor Generals Literary Award for French-to-English Translation An abandoned mine. A large family driven by honour. And a source of pain, ...Amazon2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Translation (French to English) ShortlistCaptiveDavid Scott HamiltonAmazonMontcalm & Wolfe: Two Men Who Forever Changed the Course of Canadian HistoryDonald WinklerAmazonStolen Sisters: The Story of Two Missing Girls, Their Families and How Canada Has Failed Indigenous WomenSusan Ouriou and Christelle MorelliAmazonThe LakeLazer LederhendlerAmazon