April 15, 2022

Special Issue

Featuring 342 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction, children’s and YA books; also in this issue: celebrating the bounty of great indie writing, plus interviews with Jennifer Egan, Julie Phillips, Scott Kelly, and more



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The Magazine: Kirkus Reviews

Featuring 310 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction, children's and YA books; also in this issue: Hilary Mantel discusses her bold new story collection, Learning To Talk; Erika L. Sánchez, Ian Falconer, and Anna Gracia; and more

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  • The Kirkus Star

    One of the most coveted designations in the book industry, the Kirkus Star marks books of exceptional merit.

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  • The Kirkus Prize

    The Kirkus Prize is among the richest literary awards in America, awarding $50,000 in three categories annually.

    See the 2020 winners.

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