2008 in literature

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List of years in literature (table)
In poetry
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011

This article contains information about the literary events and publications of 2008.

Events[edit]

New books[edit]

Fiction[edit]

Genre fiction[edit]

Children and young people[edit]

Drama[edit]

Poetry[edit]

Non-fiction[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

Australia[edit]

Canada[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

Fiction: Mischa Berlinski, Laleh Khadivi, Manuel Muñoz, Benjamin Percy, Lysley Tenorio
Nonfiction: Donovan Hohn
Plays: Dael Orlandersmith
Poetry: Rick Hilles, Douglas Kearney, Julie Sheehan

Other[edit]

  • Premio de la Crítica de Galicia (category Ensayo y Pensamiento): Xurxo Borrazás, Arte e parte

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nicholas Belardes. "Twitter Novel: Small Places". Nicholas Belardes. Retrieved January 26, 2021.
  2. ^ Robins, Peter (August 9, 2008). "Review: The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga". The Telegraph. Archived from the original on October 17, 2008. Retrieved October 16, 2008.
  3. ^ Revue internationale Henry Bauchau n°1 - 2009: L'écriture à l'écoute (in French). Presses univ. de Louvain. 2008. p. 5. ISBN 978-2-87463-139-9.
  4. ^ Sihvonen, Lauri (September 24, 2008). "Lauri Sihvonen on Sofi Oksanen's novel: A Body and a Blowfly". FILI. Archived from the original on July 9, 2009. Retrieved November 2, 2010.
  5. ^ Steven P. Sondrup; Mark B. Sandberg; Thomas A. DuBois; Dan Ringgaard (December 15, 2017). Nordic Literature: A comparative history. Volume I: Spatial nodes. John Benjamins Publishing Company. p. 336. ISBN 978-90-272-6505-0.
  6. ^ Faculty of Arts, 2009, Edna Staebler Award Archived June 6, 2014, at Archive-It, Wilfrid Laurier University, Previous winners, Russell Wangersky, Retrieved 11/16/2012
  7. ^ Douglas Johnson (February 19, 2008). "Alain Robbe-Grillet obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved April 23, 2010.
  8. ^ Nick Coleman (March 4, 2008). "Julian Rathbone". Guardian. Retrieved January 26, 2021.
  9. ^ Douglas Messerli (May 2, 2008). "Hugo Claus". The Guardian. Retrieved August 19, 2021.
  10. ^ "Trans World News Notice of Death". Archived from the original on July 19, 2011. Retrieved May 24, 2008.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  11. ^ "SFScope Notice of Death from Natural Causes". Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved May 24, 2008.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  12. ^ Jensen, Trevor (June 11, 2008). "Tapped human side of science fiction". Chicago Tribune. Archived from the original on June 12, 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-11.
  13. ^ "KYRGYZSTAN: CHINGIZ AITMATOV, A MODERN HERO, DIES". EurasiaNet. June 11, 2008. Archived from the original on March 31, 2010. Retrieved July 26, 2009.
  14. ^ Weber, Bruce (June 11, 2008). "Eliot Asinof, 'Eight Men Out' Author, Is Dead at 88". The New York Times. Retrieved November 20, 2012.
  15. ^ Kaufman, Michael T; Barnard, Anne (August 4, 2008). "Solzhenitsyn, Literary Giant Who Defied Soviets, Dies at 89". The New York Times. p. 1. Retrieved February 11, 2013.
  16. ^ Max, D. T. (2012). Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace. p. 301. ISBN 978-1-84708-494-1.
  17. ^ Staino, Rocco (January 5, 2009). "In Memoriam: Children's Authors and Illustrators Who Died in 2008". School Library Journal. Archived from the original on February 17, 2012. Retrieved January 6, 2009.
  18. ^ Carlson, Michael (December 7, 2008). "Forrest J Ackerman". The Guardian. London. Retrieved December 9, 2008.
  19. ^ Hedeman, Anders (December 15, 2008). "Anne-Cath. Vestly er død". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on December 19, 2008. Retrieved December 15, 2008.
  20. ^ Billington, Michael (January 1, 2009). "Goodnight, sweet prince: Shakespearean farewell to Pinter". The Guardian. London: GMG. ISSN 0261-3077. OCLC 60623878. Archived from the original on March 26, 2010. Retrieved June 29, 2011.
  21. ^ The New York Times 2009-01-01.
  22. ^ Faculty of Arts, March 20, 2009, Edna Staebler Award Archived December 8, 2012, at archive.today, Wilfrid Laurier University Headlines (News Releases). Retrieved 11/27/2012

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