Kitschies Red Tentacle Award

Rewards the best novel.

 

2013 selection

A Tale for the Time Being

Kitschies Red Tentacle Award 2013, Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction 2013

by Ruth Ozeki

A brilliant, unforgettable novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki—shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award

“A?time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you,...


2011 selection

A Monster Calls: Inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd

Carnegie Medal 2012, Kitschies Red Tentacle Award 2011

by Patrick Ness

An unflinching, darkly funny, and deeply moving story of a boy, his seriously ill mother, and an unexpected monstrous visitor. At seven minutes past midnight, thirteen-year-old Conor wakes to find a monster...


2010 selection

Zoo City

Arthur C. Clarke Award 2011, Kitschies Red Tentacle Award 2010

by Lauren Beukes

WHERE NO ONE ELSE DARE VENTURE… 

Zinzi has a Sloth on her back, a dirty online 419 scam habit – and a talent for finding lost things. But when her latest client, a little old lady, turns up dead and the...