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Updated 1 day ago [ At: 2020-11-26 18:25:17 UTC]


Carrie Jade Williams wins Bodley Head and FT essay prize

The Bodley Head and the Financial Times have announced Carrie Jade Williams as the winner of their eighth annual essay prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 18:25:17 UTC ]
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Life Isn’t a Narrative: A Conversation with JoAnn Wypijewski

JoAnn Wypijewski is a writer, editor, and journalist based in New York. From 1982 to 2000, she was an editor at The Nation magazine and co-editor, with Kevin Alexander Gray and Jeffrey St. Clair, of Killing Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence (2014). She has written for CounterPunch,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-11-26 18:00:16 UTC ]
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Oloixarac and Umoren win Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Novelist Pola Oloixarac and historian Imaobong Umoren (pictured) have been named as the 2021 winners of the Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 17:20:13 UTC ]
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Styles wins Little, Brown UEA Crime Fiction Award

Emma Styles has won the Little, Brown UEA Crime Fiction Award 2020 for her novel, No Country for Girls. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 14:41:36 UTC ]
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Benjamin Dean | 'I did want to be able to write something that I could almost ‘give’ to my younger self'

When Benjamin Dean began to pursue his dream of writing fiction, he did not expect his début to be a novel for children. “I never really anticipated writing for children at that time,” he tells me, speaking on the phone from his London home. His middle-grade novel Me, My Dad and the End of the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 14:11:48 UTC ]
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Yellow Kite to publish two more from Gallagher

Yellow Kite has acquired two more books by Kirsty Gallagher following publication of her debut Lunar Living in April this year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 13:35:20 UTC ]
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For Ted Kennedy, dysfunction and heartbreak were a prelude to greatness

Neal Gabler offers a revealing account of the first decades of the senator’s life. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-26 13:00:00 UTC ]
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How the legacy of colonialism shaped the last global Ebola epidemic

Public health expert Paul Farmer says it’s crucial to understand the context of pandemics. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-26 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Raven acquires two in 'major' debut deal

Alison Hennessey, publishing director of Bloomsbury Publishing's Raven Books, has sealed a two-book deal after a "passionately fought" auction for The Leviathan and The Puzzle Wood by debut author Helen-Rose (Rosie) Andrews. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 12:42:55 UTC ]
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How Klancy Miller Designs Recipes for Single People

“If you have a kitchen and cook and live by yourself … this cookbook is for you.” Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2020-11-26 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Let it flow: A Dog Pissing at the Edge of a Path wins 42nd Diagram Prize

Canada triumphs for the first time at for the oddest book title of the year gong. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 10:13:28 UTC ]
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Welbeck acquires Holden's Princess Diana title for six figures

Welbeck Publishing Group has acquired The Princess by Wendy Holden, which will complete Holden’s trilogy about outsiders in the House of Windsor. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 09:30:44 UTC ]
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Sphere to publish new ghost stories from the 'very finest storytellers'

Sphere will publish The Haunting Season, a "dazzling" collection of "haunted tales". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 08:00:52 UTC ]
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Paperback of Lee's Yorkshire Ripper title out in December

Michael O’Mara Books will publish Carol Ann Lee's "compelling and detailed" account of the women affected by the brutal crimes of Peter Sutcliffe, known as the Yorkshire Ripper, in paperback in December.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 07:03:02 UTC ]
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BookTok rocks

The social media platform of the moment is TikTok, where generation Z is now spending an extraordinary amount of time. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 06:05:16 UTC ]
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Amazon discounts the Kindle Paperwhite to $85 for Black Friday

If the pandemic has helped you rediscover the joy of reading, Amazon’s latest Kindle deal may be exactly what you’re looking for. For Black Friday, the retailer has discounted the base 8GB Paperwhite with ads by $45 to $85. That’s the same price the... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2020-11-26 05:01:14 UTC ]
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Corduner to narrate audiobook of human rights lawyer's Parting Words

Sphere has announced that actor Allan Corduner will narrate the audiobook of Parting Words by 100-year-old human rights lawyer Benjamin Ferencz.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 03:14:54 UTC ]
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Foreign rights agency Books Everywhere expands under lockdown

A foreign rights consultancy agency launched during the first UK lockdown has managed to expand during the second. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 02:20:22 UTC ]
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Atlantic lands Gavin Barwell's Downing Street insight

Atlantic Books is to publish Chief of Staff: My Time as the Prime Minister’s Right-Hand Man by Gavin Barwell next year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 01:35:29 UTC ]
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Bookstat: One More for luck for Morgan

Sarah Morgan’s One More for Christmas (HQ)—assuredly not a reference to the number of households she is inviting over this year—zipped to first place in the Bookstat e-book top 10 for the week ending 21st November. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 00:56:27 UTC ]
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