Book Award for Lindy Books

The Lindy Book Award

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Book Awards and their real Scope

Book awards should not focus on competition but on the acknowledgement of literary achievements. On you will find the books of each year that have a good chance to remain relevant for the next decades to come.
No winners and no rankings.
Only books worth reading.

Lindy Books and their Authors

The authors of lindy books are scholars. They have a clear mind or had skin in the game during their lifetime. In rare cases they even display all three of this virtues. honors these authors and lists their books here.

You can find the complete database of lindy books on

Newcomer Books List

Besides the lindy books this site also contains lists with books from new or unknown authors. Authors have the opportunity to submit their books and get discovered, find out more here.

Or if you are a reader have a look at the featured book section to discover newcomer books.

What is a Book Award?

Read here why authors or readers are interested in book awards, and why the lindy principle should be considered more often when authors are awarded for their works.

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If you are a publicist, agency, publisher, association or other part of the publishing industry read here how to become a partner with

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Books featured on also appear on under the books that influenced them. The idea behind this, is to connect new authors with past writers creating this way a reading path between the past and the present.