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...