The winners of the 2024 International Booker Prize, The Carnegie Medals of Excellence, and the Pulitzer price have all been announced!  Booker Prize is given to an extraordinary piece of international fiction that has been published in Ireland, the UK, or both.  The Andrew Carnegie Medals of Excellence are selected by the American Library Association, and are granted to outstanding works of fiction and nonfiction. Pulitzer prize is given to authors for their accomplishments in fields ranging from poetry to fiction to memoir. Books & Books invites you to explore the works that have set standards for their respective writing genres.


The Winner of the International Booker Prize…

KAIROS by Jenny Erpenbeck, translated by Michael Hofmann


The International Booker Prize Short List

NOT A RIVER by Selva Almada, translated by Annie McDermott

MATER 2-10 by Hwang Sok-young, translated by Sora Kim-Russell and Youngjae Josephine Bae

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WHAT I’D RATHER NOT THINK ABOUT by Jente Posthuma, translated Sarah Timmer Harvey

THE DETAILS by Ia Genberg, translated by Kira Josefsson

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CROOKED PLOW by Itamar Vieira Junior, translated by Johnny Lopez


The Winners of the Andrew Carnegie Medals…

WE WERE ONCE A FAMILY by Roxanna Asgarian [winner for nonfiction]

THE BERRY PICKERS by Amanda Peters (winner for fiction)


The Andrew Carnegie Medal finalists…

DENISON AVENUE by Denison Avenue (finalist for fiction)

Let Us Descend by Jesmyn Ward (finalist for fiction)

THE GREAT DISPLACEMENT by Jake Bittle [finalist for nonfiction]

THE TALK by Darrin Bell [finalist for nonfiction]


The Winners of The Pulitzer Prize…

NIGHT WATCH by Jayne Anne Phillips [winner for fiction]

NO RIGHT TO AN HONEST LIVING by Jacqueline Jones [winner for history]

KING: A LIFE by Jonathan Eig [winner for biography]

LILIANA’S INVINCIBLE SUMMER by Cristina Rivera Garza [winner for memoir]

TRIPAS: POEMS by Brandon Som [winner for poetry]

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF ABED SALAMA by Nathan Thrall [winner for general nonfiction]