2011 in literature

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The year 2011 involved some significant literary events and new works.

Events[edit]

Awards[edit]

Tomas Tranströmer in 2008

Australia[edit]

Canada[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

Books[edit]

Prose fiction[edit]

Short stories[edit]

Science fiction and fantasy[edit]

Young adult[edit]

Crime and thriller[edit]

Non-fiction[edit]

Poetry[edit]

See 2011 in poetry.

New drama[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Harry Potter author JK Rowling leaves her agent", The Guardian, 4 July 2011
  2. ^ "Santa Rosa City Council Agenda and Summary Report". City of Santa Rosa. 
  3. ^ 2011 Winner, Kim Scott, Miles Franklin Literary Awards, 22 June 2011. Accessed 2013-06-23. Archived 2013-07-13.
  4. ^ Faculty of Arts, September 8, 2011, Edna Staebler Award, Wilfrid Laurier University, Headlines (News Releases), Retrieved 11/27/2012
  5. ^ "The Sense of an Ending wins The 2011 Man Booker Prize for Fiction". themanbookerprize.com. October 18, 2011. Retrieved December 7, 2011. 
  6. ^ "The 39 Clues Book 11: Vespers Rising – Coming April 5, 2011". 39 Clues Official Website. Retrieved April 3, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Exclusive first chapter: 'The Kane Chronicles, Book Two: The Throne of Fire'". USA Today. January 13, 2011. Retrieved April 3, 2011. 
  8. ^ "The Son of Neptune". Rick Riordan Official Site. Archived from the original on March 3, 2011. Retrieved April 3, 2011. 
  9. ^ Faculty of Arts, November 7, 2012, Edna Staebler Award,Wilfrid Laurier University, Headlines (News Releases), Retrieved 11/27/2012
  10. ^ Spencer, Charles (25 May 2011). "One Man, Two Guvnors - Productions". The Telegraph (London). Retrieved 2011-06-19. 
  11. ^ Friedman, Leah. "Author, Duke professor Reynolds Price dies – Durham County". NewsObserver.com. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 
  12. ^ "R.I.P. – By Kathryn Jean Lopez – The Corner – National Review Online". Nationalreview.com. 16 April 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  13. ^ Mary Kalemkerian (20 February 2012). "Radio 4 and 4 Extra Blog: Bob Block: Life with the Lyons on 4 Extra". BBC. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  14. ^ Lock, Charles (10 May 2011). "Anne Blonstein: Experimental poet whose work was informed by her scientific background – Obituaries – News". The Independent (UK). Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  15. ^ McLellan, Dennis (22 April 2011). "Madelyn Pugh Davis, 'I Love Lucy' writer, dies at 90". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  16. ^ "BBC News – Poet WJ Gruffydd dies, aged 94, after a long illness". BBC. 22 April 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  17. ^ "Gobierno decreta dos días de duelo oficial por muerte de Gonzalo Rojas" (in Spanish). Emol.com. 25 April 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
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  19. ^ Locus Publications. "Locus Online News » Joanna Russ (1937–2011)". Locusmag.com. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  20. ^ "BBC News – Prof Richard Holmes, acclaimed military historian, dies". BBC. 30 April 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  21. ^ "Newton Thornburg: Novelist whose 'Cutter and Bone' was a key text of the US’s Vietnam era – Obituaries – News". The Independent (London). 2011-08-10. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  22. ^ Lyn Gardner (2011-05-16). "Pam Gems obituary | Stage". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  23. ^ Steve Holland (July 5, 2011). "Martin Woodhouse obituary | Books". The Guardian (UK). Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  24. ^ "State poet Kloefkorn dies at 78". Omaha.com. 20 May 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  25. ^ "Kerry Eye editor passes away – RTÉ News". Rte.ie. 26 May 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  26. ^ "Film critic Chidananda Dasgupta passes away – The Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
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  28. ^ May 26, 2011 (26 May 2011). "Leonora Carrington". London: Telegraph. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  29. ^ "Olav Versto omkom i ulykke – VG Nett" (in Norwegian). Vg.no. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
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  31. ^ Ian Haywood (August 1, 2011). "Stan Barstow obituary | Books". The Guardian (UK). Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  32. ^ Aleš Černý. "Spisovatelka Simona Monyová byla ve svém domě zavražděna – iDNES.cz". Mladá fronta DNES (in Czech). Czech Republic. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  33. ^ "BBC Arlein – Newyddion – Y Dirprwy-Archdderwydd Selwyn Iolen wedi marw" (in Welsh). BBC News. 29 January 2010. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  34. ^ "Le Figaro – Flash Actu : INFO LE FIGARO – Décès du romancier Michel Mohrt" (in French). Lefigaro. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  35. ^ Grimes, William (August 31, 2011). "Susan Fromberg Schaeffer, Novelist, Dies at 71". The New York Times. 
  36. ^ Aug 30, 2011 (30 August 2011). "NF Simpson". London: Telegraph. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  37. ^ Christopher Matthew (September 12, 2011). "Herbert Lomas obituary | Books". The Guardian (UK). Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  38. ^ "Novelist Khairy Shalaby dies at age 73 | Egypt Independent". Almasryalyoum.com. 13 September 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  39. ^ Krishan Kumar (November 9, 2011). "Frank Parkin obituary | Education". The Guardian (UK). Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  40. ^ [4][dead link] (Turkish)
  41. ^ "Cardinal Otunga's Biographer Dies – Financial and Business News". MENAFN. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  42. ^ "Noticias de Prensa Latina" (in Spanish). Prensa-latina.cu. 1 January 1970. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  43. ^ McLellan, Dennis (28 September 2011). "David Zelag Goodman obituary: Oscar-nominated screenwriter dies at 81". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  44. ^ "BBC News – Dad's Army co-writer David Croft dies at the age of 89". BBC. 27 September 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  45. ^ Chapman, Jennifer (27 September 2011). "Australian fantasy writer Sara Douglass dies of ovarian cancer". Herald Sun. Australia. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  46. ^ "Hella S. Haasse overleden | nu.nl/boek | Het laatste nieuws het eerst op" (in Dutch). Nu.nl. 30 September 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  47. ^ "PiacenzaSera" (in Italian). Piacenzasera.it. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  48. ^ Amanda Hopkinson (5 November 2011). "Ewald Osers: Poet, translator and stalwart of the World Service – Obituaries – News". The Independent (UK). Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  49. ^ "Obituary For: Dr. Lowell H. Harrison | Johnson-Vaughn-Phelps Funeral Home". Jvpfh.com. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
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  51. ^ "Dramaturgul Paul Everac a murit – Mediafax" (in Romanian). Mediafax.ro. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  52. ^ David Childs (21 November 2011). "Friedrich Kittler: Media theorist influential in the fields of literary and cultural studies – Obituaries – News". The Independent (UK). Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  53. ^ C. Gouridasan Nair (19 October 2011). "Arts : Malayalam writer Kakkanadan dead". The Hindu (India). Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  54. ^ "Wiadomości – Gazeta.pl" (in Polish). Wiadomosci.gazeta.pl. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  55. ^ "TURKEY – Journalist Hikmet Bila passes away". Hurriyet Daily News. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  56. ^ "STA: Acclaimed Poet Tone Pavcek Dies". Sta.si. 21 October 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  57. ^ "Kenosha News". Kenosha News. 25 October 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  58. ^ IT Gratka Sp. z o.o. (24 October 2011). "Bogdan Zakrzewski nie żyje. Profesor zmarł w wieku 95 lat – Wiadomości24" (in Polish). Wiadomosci24.pl. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  59. ^ "Novelist-essayist Morio Kita dies at 84 | House of Japan – Japan News Technology Autos Culture Life Style". House of Japan. 26 October 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  60. ^ [6] (German)
  61. ^ "Morris Philipson, former director of University of Chicago Press, 1926–2011". News.Gnom.Es. Retrieved June 7, 2012. 
  62. ^ [7] (Dutch)
  63. ^ Michael Carlson (January 30, 2012). "Theodore Enslin obituary | Books". The Guardian (London). Retrieved June 7, 2012. 
  64. ^ Doctorow, Cory (November 22, 2011). "RIP, Anne McCaffrey". Boing Boing. Retrieved June 7, 2012. 
  65. ^ [8] (Russian)
  66. ^ Junaidul Haque (December 3, 2011). "Rashid Karim: voice of modern fiction". Thedailystar.net. Retrieved June 7, 2012. 
  67. ^ [9] (Portuguese)
  68. ^ "> News Headlines > Noted commentator, documentary maker Partap Sharma passes away". Indiantelevision.com. November 30, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2012. 
  69. ^ [10] (Russian)
  70. ^ Vanity Fair tribute
  71. ^ Busby, Margaret (January 16, 2012). "Barry Reckord obituary". The Guardian (London). 
  72. ^ "Writer Tripuraneni Maharathi passes away". Ndtv.com. December 24, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2012. 
  73. ^ "Blog Archive » Dungse Rinpoche passes away". kuenselonline. December 28, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2012. 
  74. ^ "Esteemed poet Eleanor Taylor dies". Daily Progress. Retrieved June 7, 2012. 
  75. ^ Kate Bradley and Bryony Green (January 15, 2012). "Penny Jordan obituary | Books". The Guardian (London). Retrieved June 7, 2012. 

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