It’s a busy time for book awards and Canongate Books are reeling in the nominations. The current catch includes:
The winners will be announced on Friday 24 June during Independent Bookshop Week (18–25 June).
Maxwell’s Demon by Steven Hall is shortlisted for The Royal Society of Literature’s award for second books. The 2022 Encore Award winner will be announced on Thursday 24 May.
The Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki is one of the shortlisted books. The winner will be announced on 15 June.
There are two books on the shortlists: A Corruption of Blood by Ambrose Parry (Historical Dagger) and The Unusual Suspect by Ben Machell (ALCS Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction). The Dagger awards ceremony will be held in London on 29 June.
Things I Have Withheld by Kei Miller is one of the six shortlisted books. We’ll find out the winner on 26 May.