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Book Awards & Prizes

ROOM Shortlisted for the 2011 Orange Prize for Fiction: Available in International Mass Market

17 March 2011

ROOM by Emma Donoghue is nominated for the 2011 Orange Prize for Fiction.

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The Pale King & The Four Fingers of Death Win Type Director’s Club Design Awards

23 February 2011

Two HBG Type Designs Win 2011 Type Director’s Club Awards

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Three LA Times Book Prize Finalists from HBG

22 February 2011

Congratulations to Frederick Reiken, Christopher Hitchens and Sebastian Junger, all three named Los Angeles Book Prize Finalists today. The award winners will be announced April 29, 2011, in a ceremony at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

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Jon Stewart & Julie Andrews Win Two Grammy Awards for Hachette Audio!

14 February 2011

Hachette Audio Sweeps the Spoken Word Categories at the Grammys!

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Sebastian Junger’s Restrepo, Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Film

28 January 2011

Sebastian Junger Author of WAR nominated for Academy Award for Best Documentary Film

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WINTER’S BONE nominated for FIVE Academy Awards!

26 January 2011

The film adaptation of Daniel Woodrell’s novel has been nominated for Best Motion Picture of the Year, Best Supporting Actor, Best Leading Actress and Best Adapted Screenplay: Winter’s Bone!

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2010 and 2011 Award Winners from Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

13 January 2011
Ship Breaker, Paolo Bagiculp

Ship Breaker Paolo Bacigalupi HARDCOVER BOOK 9780316056212  $17.99 LITTLE BROWN BKS YOUNG READERS, Little, Brown US Pub: May 1, 2010 World, Excluding U.K. commonwealth WINNER 2011 Michael L. Printz Award 2011 Children’s Notable Book 2011 Best Fiction for Young Adults (Top Ten) A dystopian thriller set one hundred years in the future, in the gulf [...]

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SHADOW named a Best Illustrated book of 2010

15 November 2010

SHADOW(HC, $15.99, 9780811872805) is chosen as one of the best Illustrated books of 2010 by The New York Times

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OTHER GOOSE wins a coveted 2010 NAPPA Gold Award

14 October 2010

OTHER GOOSE wins  a coveted 2010 NAPPA Gold Award! The National Parenting Publications Award is promoted on Parenthood.com and through their social networks. It’s Humpty Dumpty, Little Bo Peep, Jack Be Nimble, Miss Muffet, Little Boy Blue, and more, like you’ve never seen them before! Renowned artist J.otto Seibold re-nursuries and re-rhymes over the Mother [...]

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COLUMBINE & THE LINEUP win Edgar Awards

30 April 2010
Columbine

COLUMBINE & THE LINEUP win Edgar Awards!

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THE BOY NEXT DOOR Shortlisted for the Orange Award for New Writers

13 April 2010
The Boy Next Door

THE BOY NEXT DOOR Wins the Orange Award for New Writers

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2010 Pulitzer Prize Finalist: EVOLUTION OF GOD, Robert Wright

13 April 2010
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Robert Wright is now a 2010 Pulitzer Prize Finalist for his EVOLUTION OF GOD.

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WINTER’S BONE Wins Grand Jury Prize at Sundance

4 February 2010
Winter

WINTER’S BONE: A Novel by Daniel Woodrell Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival! Director Debra Granik says, “”I think Daniel Woodrell wrote a captivating  American story with core classic ingredients people can’t help but resonate with.  Ree is a likable hero you can’t help rooting for.” Winter’s Bone: A Novel, Daniel Woodrell PB, [...]

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BEAUTIFUL CREATURES in International PB—Coming March 2010

1 February 2010

BEAUTIFUL CREATURES in International PB—Coming March 2010 (9780316122436)

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Critically-acclaimed FLANNERY Coming in Trade Paperback March 2010

29 January 2010

Critically-acclaimed FLANNERY Coming in Trade Paperback March 2010 (9780316018999)

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THE LION & THE MOUSE Wins the Caldecott Medal & More Honors for LBYR Books

20 January 2010

THE LION & THE MOUSE Wins the Caldecott Medal & More Honors for LBYR Books

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Publicity Highlights: LA Times names their best and favorites & PRIVATE is adapted for TV

8 December 2009

Publicity Highlights: RAVENS is named one of the best & PRIVATE is adapted for TV

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Nelson Mandela’s FAVORITE AFRICAN FOLKTALES Wins the Platinum Oppenheim Award

24 November 2009

Nelson Mandela’s FAVORITE AFRICAN FOLKTALES Wins the Platinum Oppenheim Award

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Uwen Akpan’s SAY YOU’RE ONE OF THEM is Selected for OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB

18 September 2009

New OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB SELECTION— Uwen Akpan’s SAY YOU’RE ONE OF THEM! (Trade Paperback • 978-0-316-08637-0 • $14.99)

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Uwem Akpan’s SAY YOU’RE ONE OF THEM Wins the PEN/Beyond Margins Award!

4 September 2009
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Uwem Akpan’s SAY YOU’RE ONE OF THEM (PB, $14.99, 9780316113953) Wins the PEN/Beyond Margins Award!

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BLOOD OF ELVES wins Gemmell Prize!

23 June 2009

Blood of Elves has won this year’s Gemmell Prize for Fantasy, establishing its international appeal. The Guardian reports: “Over 10,000 fans from 75 countries voted in the prize, with Sapkowski eventually emerging triumphant from a shortlist of five authors…Our winning author is already a huge star in Europe and winning the award will hopefully ensure [...]

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THE BLACK HOLE WAR Wins LA TIMES Book Prize, July 2009 PB

28 April 2009

Congratulations to Little, Brown author Leonard Susskind, winner of the 2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science & Technology for his latest book: THE BLACK HOLE WAR: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics Winners among a distinguished lineup of nominees were announced on Friday night at the [...]

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LBYR Author Mary Ann Hoberman Chosen as Children’s Poet Laureate!

20 October 2008

Mary Ann Hoberman, Author of Bestselling You Read to Me, I Read to You series, Is Named Next U.S. Children’s Poet Laureate NEW YORK, NY (October 8, 2008) – Award-winning children’s book author Mary Ann Hoberman has been selected as the nation’s next Children’s Poet Laureate. The announcement was made last night by the Poetry [...]

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LBYR Winners of the 2008 National Parenting Publication Awards

20 October 2008

We’re proud to announce that this year, 13 of our Little Brown Books for Young Readers titles have been selected as winners in the 2008 National Parenting Publication Awards (NPPA). Winners include Tonya Hurley’s Ghostgirl, Pseudonymous Bosch’s If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late, Trenton Lee Stewart’s The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey, [...]

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Bestselling Crime Novelist Michael Connelly Wins 2009 Carvalho Prize

17 October 2008
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Barcelona, Spain—This February, 2009, author Michael Connelly will travel to Barcelona, Spain, as part of the city’s fourth-annual, week-long BCNegra festival (crime festival in the city) to accept the 2009 Carvalho Prize, which is also referred to as the Premio Carvalho. The award will be presented on February 3, 2009, by the City Council of [...]

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CHILD 44 & THE LOST DOG Make Man Booker Longlist

30 July 2008

The 2008 Man Booker Prize longlist has been announced — and Tom Rob Smith’s CHILD 44 and Michelle de Kretser’s THE LOST DOG are on it! Fantastic news for these two widely-acclaimed authors. The 2008 shortlist will be announced on Tuesday 9th September. The winner will be announced on Tuesday 14th October. THE LOST DOG, [...]

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