Massive Increase in Ebooks Borrowed From Libraries in 2020


The link below is to an article that reports on the massive number of ebooks borrowed from libraries in 2020.

For more visit:
https://goodereader.com/blog/digital-library-news/289-million-ebooks-were-borrowed-from-the-public-library-in-2020

2020 Albertine Prize Winner


The links below are to articles reporting on the 2020 winner of the Albertine Prize, Zahia Rahmani for ‘Muslim – A Novel.’

For more visit:
https://lithub.com/zahia-rahmanis-muslim-a-novel-has-won-the-2020-albertine-prize/
https://publishingperspectives.com/2020/12/2020-albertine-prize-zahia-rahamanis-muslim-in-matt-reecks-translation-covid19/

UK Translation Prize Shortlists for 2020


The link below is to an article that looks at the shortlists for the UK Translation Prize for 2020.

For more visit:
https://publishingperspectives.com/2020/12/society-of-authors-2020-translation-prize-shortlists-13000-in-contention-covid19/

2020 Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year


The links below are to articles reporting on Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year for 2020 – actually, there are more than one.

For more visit:
https://lithub.com/oxfords-official-word-of-2020-is-well-its-a-lot-of-words/
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/nov/23/oed-says-2020-too-many-potential-words-of-the-year-to-name-just-one-oxford-english-dictionary

2020 Costa Book Awards Shortlists


The links below are to articles reporting on the shortlists for the 2020 Costa Book Awards.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/nov/24/costa-book-awards-susanna-clarke-nominated-for-second-novel-after-16-year-wait
https://publishingperspectives.com/2020/11/the-costa-book-awards-announce-their-2020-shortlists-covid19/
https://lithub.com/here-is-the-shortlist-for-the-2020-costa-book-awards/