Bad Sex in Fiction Award

Given by Literary Review

Outros Nomes: Bad Sex in Fiction Award Shortlist (Inglês)
167 Works 212,119 Livros 6,764 Críticas ½ 3.8
The Literary Review Bad Sex in Fiction Award is an award given annually to the author who produces the worst description of a sex scene in a novel. The award is in the form of a "semi-abstract trophy mostrar mais representing sex in the 1950s", which depicts a naked woman draped over an open book. It has been presented each year since 1993 by the Literary Review, a London literary journal. The award was originally established by Rhoda Koenig, a literary critic, and Auberon Waugh, then editor of the Literary Review. The given rationale is "to draw attention to the crude, tasteless, often perfunctory use of redundant passages of sexual description in the modern novel, and to discourage it". mostrar menos
Stages:
Todos, Winner (28), Shortlist (139)
Anos:
Todos, 2019 (5), 2018 (7), 2017 (6), 2016 (5), 2015 (8), 2014 (10), 2013 (8), 2012 (7), 2011 (12), 2010 (6), 2009 (9), 2008 (8), 2007 (6), 2006 (8), 2005 (10), 2004 (10), 2003 (8), 2002 (7), 2001 (6), 2000 (7), 1999 (4), 1998 (4), 1997 (1), 1996 (1), 1995 (1), 1994 (1), 1993 (1)

Winner 28

Shortlist 139

ObraAno
The River Capture por Mary Costello2019
City of Girls por Elizabeth Gilbert2019
The Electric Hotel por Dominic Smith2019
Scoundrels por Major Victor Cornwall2018
Connect por Julian Gough2018
Killing Commendatore por Haruki Murakami2018
Kismet por Luke Tredget2018
Grace's Day por William Wall2018
The Paper Lovers por Gerard Woodward2018
The Seventh Function of Language por Laurent Binet2017
As A God Might Be por Neil Griffiths2017
The Future Won't Be Long por Jarett Kobek2017
War Cry por Wilbur Smith2017
Here Comes Trouble por Simon Wroe2017
A Doubter's Almanac por Ethan Canin2016
The Butcher's Hook por Janet Ellis2016
Leave Me por Gayle Forman2016
The Tobacconist por Robert Seethaler2016
Before, During, After por Richard Bausch2015
Book of Numbers por Joshua Cohen2015
Against Nature: The Notebooks por Tomas Espedal2015
Fates and Furies por Lauren Groff2015
The Making of Zombie Wars por Aleksandar Hemon2015
Fear of Dying por Erica Jong2015
The Martini Shot: A Novella and Stories por George Pelecanos2015
The Snow Queen por Michael Cunningham2014
The Narrow Road to the Deep North por Richard Flanagan2014
The Hormone Factory: A Novel por Saskia Goldschmidt2014
The Affairs of Others: A Novel por Amy Grace Loyd2014
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage por Haruki Murakami2014
Desert God por Wilbur Smith2014
Things to Make and Break por May-Lan Tan2014
The Lemon Grove por Helen Walsh2014
The Legacy of Elizabeth Pringle por Kirsty Wark2014
My Education por Susan Choi2013
The Last Banquet por Jonathan Grimwood2013
House of Earth por Woody Guthrie2013
Motherland por William Nicholson2013
The Victoria System por Eric Reinhardt2013
World Was All Before Them por Matthew Reynolds2013
Secrecy por Rupert Thomson2013
The Yips por Nicola Barker2012
The Adventuress: A Novel por N.D. Coleridge2012
Noughties por Ben Masters2012
The quiddity of Will Self por Sam Mills2012
Divine Comedy por Craig Raine2012
Back to Blood por Tom Wolfe2012
The Great Night: A Novel por Chris Adrian2011
The Land of Painted Caves por Jean M. Auel2011
On Canaan's Side por Sebastian Barry2011
Everything Beautiful Began After por Simon Van Booy2011
The Affair por Lee Child2011
The Final Testament of the Holy Bible por James Frey2011
11/22/63 por Stephen King2011
1Q84 por Haruki Murakami2011
Parallel Stories por Péter Nádas2011
Outside the Ordinary World por Dori Ostermiller2011
Dead Europe por Christos Tsiolkas2011
Freedom por Jonathan Franzen2010
The Golden Mean por Annabel Lyon2010
A Life Apart por Neel Mukherjee2010
Mr. Peanut por Adam Ross2010
The Slap por Christos Tsiolkas2010
The Infinities por John Banville2009
Love Begins in Winter: Five Stories (P.S.) por Simon Van Booy2009
The Death of Bunny Munro: A Novel por Nick Cave2009
Ten Storey Love Song por Richard Milward2009
Rhyming Life and Death por Amos Oz2009
The Rescue Man por Anthony Quinn2009
The Humbling por Philip Roth2009
A Dead Hand por Paul Theroux2009
The Reserve por Russell Banks2008
The Gate of Air: A Ghost Story por James Buchan2008
All in the Mind por Alastair Campbell2008
Attachment por Isabel Fonseca2008
To Love, Honour and Betray (Till Divorce Us Do Part) por Kathy Lette2008
Sashenka por Simon Sebag Montefiore2008
The Widows of Eastwick por John Updike2008
The Nature of Monsters por Clare Clark2007
Apples por Richard Milward2007
Will por Christopher Rush2007
Absurdistan por Gary Shteyngart2007
Girl Meets Boy: The Myth of Iphis por Ali Smith2007
The Whole World Over por Julia Glass2006
A Spot of Bother por Mark Haddon2006
Black Swan Green por David Mitchell2006
Against the Day por Thomas Pynchon2006
The Book of Dave: a revelation of the recent past and the distant future por Will Self2006
The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs por Irvine Welsh2006
The Religion por Tim Willocks2006
The Olive Readers por Christine Aziz2005
Fan-Tan por Marlon Brando2005
The First Casualty por Ben Elton2005
Memória de minhas putas tristes por Gabriel Garcia Marquez2005
Lobster por Guillaume Lecasble2005
Shalimar the Clown por Salman Rushdie2005
The Alchemy of Desire por Tarun J. Tejpal2005
Blinding Light por Paul Theroux2005
Villages por John Updike2005
Snobs por Julian Fellowes2004
Maps for Lost Lovers por Nadeem Aslam2004
Before I Forget por André Brink2004
The Food of Love por Anthony Capella2004
Young Turk por Moris Farhi2004
Virgin in the Gym and Other Stories por Wendy Perriam2004
Shantaram por Gregory David Roberts2004
Dr Mukti and other tales of woe por Will Self2004
The Last Song of Dusk por Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi2004
Cherry por Matt Thorne2004
Eleven Minutes por Paulo Coelho2003
Peyton Amberg por Tama Janowitz2003
Too Beautiful for You: Tales of Improper Behavior por Rod Liddle2003
The Crime Tsar por Nichola McAuliffe2003
The Sucker's Kiss por Alan Parker2003
The Stranger at the Palazzo d'Oro por Paul Theroux2003
Seek My Face por John Updike2003
Godchildren por Nicholas Coleridge2002
Middlesex por Jeffrey Eugenides2002
The Crimson Petal and the White por Michel Faber2002
Ash Wednesday por Ethan Hawke2002
The Impressionist por Hari Kunzru2002
Dorian por Will Self2002
Little Green Man por Simon Armitage2001
The Corrections por Jonathan Franzen2001
Fourplay por Jane Moore2001
Choke por Chuck Palahniuk2001
Game Over por Adele Parks2001
The Constant Eye por Candida Clark2000
Bad Heir Day por Wendy Holden2000
The Deposition of Father McGreevy por Brian O'Doherty2000
Lying por Wendy Perriam2000
A Clue to the Exit por Edward St. Aubyn2000
Gertrude and Claudius por John Updike2000
Daughter of Fortune por Isabel Allende1999
Married Alive por Julie Burchill1999
Scandal por Amanda Platell1999
By Design por Richard E. Grant1998
The Shape of Ice por Douglas Hurd1998
Mr. MacGregor por Alan Titchmarsh1998

Descrições

The Literary Review Bad Sex in Fiction Award is an award given annually to the author who produces the worst description of a sex scene in a novel. The award is in the form of a "semi-abstract trophy representing sex in the 1950s", which depicts a naked woman draped over an open book. It has been presented each year since 1993 by the Literary Review, a London literary journal. The award was originally established by Rhoda Koenig, a literary critic, and Auberon Waugh, then editor of the Literary Review. The given rationale is "to draw attention to the crude, tasteless, often perfunctory use of redundant passages of sexual description in the modern novel, and to discourage it". (English, Member-written)
Each year since 1993, Literary Review presents the annual Bad Sex in Fiction Award to the author who produces the worst description of a sex scene in a novel. The award itself is in the form of a "semi-abstract trophy representing sex in the 1950s",[2] which depicts a naked woman draped over an open book. The award was originally established by Rhoda Koenig, a literary critic, and Auberon Waugh, then editor of the Literary Review. The given rationale is "to draw attention to the crude, tasteless, often perfunctory use of redundant passages of sexual description in the modern novel, and to discourage it http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Literary_Review#Bad_Sex_in_Fiction_Award (English, Member-written)

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