2015 in literature

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List of years in literature (table)

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 2015.

Contents

Events

Anniversaries

New books

The date in brackets after a title refers to U.S. publication unless otherwise stated.

Fiction

Children and young people

Poetry

Drama

Non-fiction

Deaths

Awards

See also

References

  1. Conlan, Tara (2015-01-18). "Wolf Hall sticks to England after director rejects plan to film in Belgium". The Guardian . London. Retrieved 2015-01-22.
  2. "Poldark on TV" . Retrieved 2015-03-24.
  3. "Poldark turns the other cheek in new BBC adaptation". The Guardian. 2015-03-06. Retrieved 2015-03-24.
  4. "'Ru' by Montreal's Kim Thuy wins CBC's 'Canada Reads' competition". Brandon Sun . 2015-03-19.
  5. "Final Dexter book says farewell to serial killer Dexter Morgan". Entertainment Weekly. 2015-07-07. Retrieved 2015-09-23.
  6. "Shelley's Poetical Essay: The Bodleian Libraries' 12 millionth book". Oxford: Bodleian Library. 2015-11-10. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  7. "Singapore lifts ban on 240 publications". BBC News. 2015-11-25. Retrieved 2019-01-15.
  8. Pears, Iain (2015-08-20). "Why you need an app to understand my novel". The Guardian.
  9. WB Yeats at 150 with The Irish Times
  10. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – 150th Anniversary website. Accessed 23 September 2015
  11. "His Bloody Project". Waterstones.com. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  12. "The Boy Who Could Change the World by Aaron Swartz". www.waterstones.com. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  13. "Poet Miller Williams, 84, dies". NWADG.com.
  14. "Silliman's Blog". ronsilliman.blogspot.com.
  15. Suzanne Gamboa. "Michele Serros, Who Wrote About Bicultural Life, Dies". NBC News.
  16. McKinnon, Lisa (January 5, 2015) 'Chicana Role Model' author, Oxnard native Serros succumbs to cancer at 48
  17. Hillel Italie, The Associated Press. "Novelist Robert Stone, known for 'Dog Soldiers' dies at 77". Archived from the original on January 11, 2015. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  18. "John Bayley, scholar – obituary". The Daily Telegraph. 21 January 2015. Retrieved 22 January 2015.
  19. Fox, Margalit (29 January 2015). "Colleen McCullough, Author of 'The Thorn Birds', Dies at 77". New York Times. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
  20. Nobody Was Writing Poetry of This World Like Philip Levine (1928–2015) – from "Harriet the Blog" at The Poetry Foundation website.
  21. "Former poet laureate Philip Levine, a champion of the working class, dies at 87". Bookmarks.
  22. Ein Genie und Provokateur (in German)
  23. IANS (26 February 2015). "Bangladeshi writer attacked, dies in hospital". business-standard.com.
  24. "Sir Terry Pratchett Obituary". The Guardian. 12 March 2015. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  25. "Sweden's Tomas Transtromer, Nobel prize-winning poet, dies at 83". Reuters.
  26. "Silliman's Blog". ronsilliman.blogspot.com.
  27. "Award-winning author Ivan Doig, who chronicled the American West, dies at 75". Times Colonist. Archived from the original on 2015-04-14.
  28. "Author Ruth Rendell dies aged 85". BBC News. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  29. "James Salter, a 'Writer's Writer' Short on Sales but Long on Acclaim, Dies at 90". The New York Times. 20 June 2015.
  30. "James Salter, America's 'most underrated underrated author', dies at 90". Telegraph.co.uk. 20 June 2015.
  31. Hilary Mantel. "My hero: Oliver Sacks by Hilary Mantel". the Guardian.
  32. "How work of Sacks stuck in mind of playwright Friel". Independent.ie.
  33. "Acclaimed Egyptian novelist Gamal el-Ghitani dies at 70 – The Boston Globe". BostonGlobe.com.
  34. "Paul West, author – obituary". Telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  35. "Fatema Mernissi (1940-2015)". Nomadics.
  36. "Ono wins Akutagawa literary award; Nishi wins Naoki Prize". The Japan Times. January 16, 2015.
  37. Lusher, Adam (3 June 2015). "Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015 winner: Ali Smith triumphs with How to Be Both". The Independent. Retrieved 17 June 2015.
  38. "Claire Fuller wins debut-novel Desmond Elliott Prize". BBC News. 1 July 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  39. Mark Brown (23 March 2015). "Akhil Sharma wins Folio prize for fiction". The Guardian . Retrieved 23 March 2015.
  40. "Chinese poet Bei Dao is the winner of the "Golden Wreath" 2015". Struga Poetry Evenings. 20 March 2015. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015.
  41. Flood, Alison (11 November 2015). "Novel about John Lennon and primal screaming wins Goldsmiths prize". The Guardian . Retrieved 13 November 2015.
  42. "Journalist wins award for Jimmy Savile book". BBC News . 9 October 2015. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  43. Doyle, Martin (27 May 2015). "Eoin McNamee's Blue is the Night wins €15,000 Kerry Group Irish Novel of Year Award". The Irish Times . Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  44. "Miles Franklin Literary Award: Sofie Laguna wins for novel The Eye Of The Sheep". ABC News, 23 June 2015. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
  45. Los Angeles Times (10 September 2015). "Claudia Rankine and Meghan Daum lead 2015 PEN Literary Awards". latimes.com.
  46. Flood, Alison (21 April 2015). "Pulitzer prize for fiction goes to All the Light We Cannot See". The Guardian . Guardian News & Media . Retrieved 21 April 2015.
  47. "'Redeployment' by Phil Klay wins the 2015 W. Y. Boyd Literary Award 'for Excellence in Military Fiction'".