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Literary Fiction Guide: 2021 Literary Awards

A guide of resources for anyone interested in reading literary fiction

2021 Nobel Prize Winner for Literature

Abdulrazak Gurnah


The Nobel Prize in Literature 2021 was awarded to Abdulrazak Gurnah "for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents."


More information available at The Nobel Prize website.

Booker Prize Shortlist

Booker Prize Winner

International Booker Prize Shortlist

International Booker Prize Winner

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Shortlist

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winner

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry Shortlist

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry Winner

Women's Prize for Fiction Shortlist

Women's Prize for Fiction Winner