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This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 2016.

List of years in literature (table)
In poetry
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

Contents

EventsEdit

AnniversariesEdit

New booksEdit

The date after each title indicate the U.S. publication date, unless otherwise stated.

FictionEdit

Children and young peopleEdit

PoetryEdit

DramaEdit

Non-fictionEdit

DeathsEdit

Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in literature" article:

AwardsEdit

In alphabetical order of prize names:

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Dugdale (11 June 2016). "Hilary Mantel's in, David Starkey's out: the literary battle of Brussels". The Guardian. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  2. ^ Andrew Altschul and Mark Slouka (24 May 2016). "AN OPEN LETTER TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE - WRITERS SPEAK OUT AGAINST DONALD TRUMP". Literary Hub. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  3. ^ "News – Carol Ann Duffy awarded Wilfred Owen Association Poetry Award". Wilfred Owen Association. 2 December 2016. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Everything About Everything: David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest at 20". The New York Times. February 7, 2016.
  5. ^ "Harold Robbins". OverDrive.
  6. ^ Is it fair for Shakespeare to overshadow Cervantes?, BBC, 18 April 2016
  7. ^ "Hag-Seed review – Margaret Atwood turns The Tempest into a perfect storm". The Guardian. 16 October 2016. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Days Without End by Sebastian Barry review – a bravura journey into America's past". The Guardian. 28 October 2016. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Review: Gary Barwin's Yiddish for Pirates is unlike anything else you'll read this year". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  10. ^ "Keep Calm by Mike Binder". Kirkus Reviews. November 18, 2015. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
  11. ^ "Best Sellers for the week of February 28, 2016". The New York Times. February 21, 2016. Retrieved February 21, 2016.
  12. ^ Tuttle, Kate (April 5, 2016). "Marcia Clark on how her new book is different than the old Marcia, Marcia, Marcia". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 9, 2017.
  13. ^ "The Wonder by Emma Donoghue review – a thrilling domestic psychodrama". The Guardian. 23 September 2016. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  14. ^ "After James". Barnes & Noble. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  15. ^ "Navigators of Dune". Barnes & Noble. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  16. ^ "Hot Milk (Hardback)". Waterstones. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  17. ^ "Solar Bones by Mike McCormack | Waterstones". www.waterstones.com. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  18. ^ "This Must Be the Place (Hardback)". Waterstones. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  19. ^ "The Essex Serpent". Waterstones. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  20. ^ Bloomgarden-Smoke, Kara (January 13, 2016). "Meet the Unknown Author of the Next Blockbuster Novel". The New York Observer. Retrieved January 24, 2016.
  21. ^ "A new, off-the-wall book puts the education system starkly under the spotlight". The Canary. 2016-11-24. Retrieved 2017-01-02.
  22. ^ "Autumn (hardback)". Waterstones. Retrieved 2017-01-02.
  23. ^ "All That Man is by David Szalay | Waterstones". www.waterstones.com. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  24. ^ "Do Not Say We Have Nothing". Barnes & Noble. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  25. ^ "The Gustav Sonata". Penguin. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  26. ^ "The Best Kind of People". Barnes & Noble. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  27. ^ "The Monstrous Child (Main) - Books". WHSmith. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
  28. ^ "The Raven King Cover!". maggiestiefvater.com. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
  29. ^ "Rent A Bridesmaid - Books". WHSmith. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
  30. ^ "Escaped Alone". Waterstones. Retrieved 2017-01-02.
  31. ^ "Pigs and Dogs". Waterstones. Retrieved 2017-01-02.
  32. ^ "Democracy". Oxford University Press. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  33. ^ Vora, Kalindi (2017). "Book Review: Transnational Reproduction: Race, Kinship and Commercial Surrogacy in India". Medical Anthropology Quarterly. 31. doi:10.1111/maq.12370.
  34. ^ "In the Darkroom – Kirkus Review". Kirkus Reviews.
  35. ^ "Elizabeth I: Historian John Guy uncovers the monarch behind the myth". Mail Online. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  36. ^ Timothy Shenk in London Review of Books (29 June 2017), pp. 17–20.
  37. ^ "The Return, Fathers, Sons and the Land In Between by Hisham Matar". www.penguin.co.uk. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  38. ^ "The Index Card". Indie Bound. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  39. ^ "A Very English Scandal". Penguin Books. Archived from the original on 2017-06-14. Retrieved 2017-06-21.
  40. ^ "Akademieledamoten Gunnel Vallquist är död". Aftonbladet (in Swedish).
  41. ^ "Michel Tournier obituary". The Guardian. 21 January 2016. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
  42. ^ "Margaret Forster obituary". The Guardian. 8 February 2016. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
  43. ^ 作家の津島佑子さん死去68歳 太宰治の次女 ‹See Tfd›(in Japanese)
  44. ^ Morto lo scrittore Umberto Eco. Ci mancherà il suo sguardo sul mondo ‹See Tfd›(in Italian)
  45. ^ Grimes, William (19 February 2016). "Harper Lee, Author of 'To Kill a Mockingbird', Dies at 89". Retrieved 27 November 2017 – via www.nytimes.com.
  46. ^ "Pat Conroy obituary". The Guardian. 7 March 2016. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
  47. ^ "Imre Kertész obituary". The Guardian. 31 March 2016. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
  48. ^ "News And Publicity". www.bloodaxebooks.com. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  49. ^ "E.M. Nathanson, author of 'The Dirty Dozen,' dies at 88". The Orange County Register. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  50. ^ "Sir Arnold Wesker obituary". The Guardian. 12 April 2016.
  51. ^ "Father Daniel Berrigan obituary". The Guardian. 2 May 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  52. ^ "Sir Peter Shaffer obituary". The Guardian. 6 June 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  53. ^ Another tree has fallen – RIP Adam Small
  54. ^ "Sir Geoffrey Hill obituary". The Guardian. 1 July 2016.
  55. ^ "Yves Bonnefoy obituary". The Guardian. 31 July 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  56. ^ Berger, Joseph (July 2, 2016). "Elie Wiesel, Auschwitz Survivor and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Dies at 87". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved July 2, 2016.
  57. ^ "Péter Esterházy, Hungarian novelist – obituary". The Telegraph. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  58. ^ "Michel Butor - French author". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  59. ^ "In Memory". www.africanstudies.org. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  60. ^ "Edward Albee, Pulitzer-winning playwright of modern masterpieces, dies at 88". The Washington Post. 16 September 2016. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  61. ^ "WP Kinsella, 'Field of Dreams' author – obituary". The Telegraph. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  62. ^ "Dario Fo obituary". The Guardian. 13 October 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  63. ^ "Natalie Babbitt obituary". The Guardian. 15 November 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  64. ^ "Leonard Cohen obituary". The Guardian. 10 November 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  65. ^ "William Trevor obituary". The Guardian. 21 November 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  66. ^ "Shirley Hazzard obituary". The Guardian. 13 December 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  67. ^ "Watership Down author Richard Adams dies aged 96". BBC News. 27 December 2016. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  68. ^ "On Writing: Lisa McInerney". www.womensprizeforfiction.co.uk. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  69. ^ "Philippe Sands wins the 2016 Baillie Gifford prize for nonfiction". The Guardian. 15 November 2016. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  70. ^ "2016 Camões Prize". www.itamaraty.gov.br. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  71. ^ "Leah Horlick wins 2016 Writers' Trust Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT Emerging Writers". www.cbc.ca. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  72. ^ "News – The Desmond Elliott Prize". The Desmond Elliott Prize. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  73. ^ "'Grief is the Thing with Feathers' wins £30,000 Dylan Thomas Prize". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  74. ^ "The Folio Prize "suspended" for 2016". The Guardian. 30 September 2015. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  75. ^ "Bodo Kirchhoff Wins the German Book Prize 2016 - Publishing Perspectives". Publishing Perspectives. 18 October 2016. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  76. ^ Armitstead, Claire (9 November 2016). "Single sentence novel wins Goldsmiths prize for books that "break the mould"". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 November 2016.
  77. ^ Flood, Alison (7 October 2016). "David Szalay's 'unsparing' All That Man Is wins Gordon Burn prize". The Guardian. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  78. ^ "Anne Enright's The Green Road wins Kerry Group Novel of the Year Award". The Irish Times. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  79. ^ "The Sellout wins 2016 Man Booker Prize". themanbookerprize.com. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  80. ^ "The Vegetarian wins the Man Booker International Prize 2016". themanbookerprize.com. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  81. ^ "'The most momentous news of my life': AS Patric wins Miles Franklin award". The Guardian. 26 August 2016. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  82. ^ "Fiction – Past Winners". www.pulitzer.org. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  83. ^ "Poetry - Past Winners". www.pulitzer.org. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  84. ^ "Madeleine Thien Wins the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize". Scotiabank Giller Prize. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  85. ^ "The winner of the 2016 Walter Scott Prize is announced! –". The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. 18 June 2016. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  86. ^ "'Valley of the Shadow' wins W. Y. Boyd Award for excellence in military fiction". News and Press Center. 10 May 2016. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  87. ^ "Herbert literature Prize goes to Lars Gustafsson". Retrieved 2019-03-12.

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