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\"The The Booker Prizes - visit the tastefully-designed official site of The Booker Prize for Fiction and The International Booker Prize, the former being the world's best known literary award after the Nobel Prize. The best section is the one which delves into previous winners: take a trip down memory lane and challenge yourself to remember the winners of yesteryear. Terrific podcasts archive too. Well worth a visit

Subscribe to LitVillage.com's Literary Journal of the Year for the last four years! London Review of Books - Each fortnight Europe's most read literary magazine publishes a collection of essays by leading writers on literature, politics, history, philosophy and the arts. Visit Lrob.co.uk to subscribe to LitVillage.com's Literary Journal of the Year for the last four years at over 57% off the cover price.

Interesting portal for readers and writers. Stylish, ad-free resource paid for by British taxpayers Contemporary Writers Database - searchable website of over 700 of the Commonwealth's most important living authors. The constantly-updated database contains profiles of hundreds of literary lives and careers, including critical reviews, photographs and biographies. Search by any number of criteria: by genre, author name, publication data, book title or even gender. This high-quality resource from the British Council has no annoying advertising.

Dedicated to Alija Izetbegovic, the respected author and leader of Bosnia who passed away in October, 2003 Alija Izetbegovic - a tribute to the Bosnian President and respected author who passed away in October, 2003. He helped his people through the holocaust committed against them in the 1990s. Includes an exclusive extract from his magnum opus Islam Between East and West.

January Magazine - intelligent interviews with today's authors. You could lose yourself in the glorious archives section for hours which now houses over 200 interviews with most of the world's best known writers. This must-visit portal also provides reviews (read the recent one of Isabel Allende's Zorro), articles and excerpts from recently-published books.

Amazon's Audible  ranks among the Web's best services. If you like your reading material in digital format, subscribe ASAPDownload audiobooks for free for a limited period. Click here to visit Audible UKAudible.de - H�rb�cher und Audiomagazine zum DownloadAudible - fans of audiobooks can get your fix in digital format. Amazon-owned Audible and its British and German equivalents let you download more than 50,000 hours of spoken-word programs, including fiction, lectures, radio shows, and newspapers, to a PC, tablet or smartphone. The selection is outstanding, the cost far less than that of purchasing old-fashioned books on tape. Forget books on tape and try this digital library pronto for free month. Click on British or German flags for Audible's section on Amazon UK and Germany.

Major Literary Awards - Amazon.com has comprehensive information about current and past winners of US and international literary prizesMajor Literary Awards - Amazon.com has comprehensive information about current and past winners of UK and international literary prizesWinners of major German and English literary prizes - click on flag to visit the 'literaturpreise' section at Amazon.de Major Literary Awards - Amazon provides a smogasboard of information about current and past winners of literary prizes, ranging from the Nobel, Booker and Pulitzer to the National Book Critics Circle and Goodreads Choice. Unfortunately on Amazon USA, this section only features winners until 2019.

StoryMania - the definitive site for writers and readers. Covers short stories, poetry, plays, novels, screenplays, songs, essays and more. Highly recommended, not least because it doesn't have any adverts!

Website dedicated to Robert Frost, one of America's leading 20th century poets Robert Frost Museum - one of America's greatest 20th century poets was born on 26 March, 1874. Bennington College run a museum minutes away from Frost's gravesite in Bennington, Vermont. Learn more about it and the places and poetry of Robert Frost at this charming site. There are 3D models and photographs of the exhibits, discussions, a reading list, critical essays, memoirs, and interviews. Check out the tutorial for students with questions.


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