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Lemn Sissay's memoir shortlisted for Slightly Foxed Best Biography Prize

Lemn Sissay’s account of his childhood in care My Name is Why (Canongate) has been shortlisted for the 2019 Slightly Foxed Best Biography Prize along with Francesca Segal’s story of sitting "vigil" for her premature twins, Mother Ship (Chatto & Windus). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-06 22:27:54 UTC ]
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The Cut Out Girl wins Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize

Bart van Es has won this year’s £2,500 Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize for The Cut Out Girl. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Van Es and Westover compete for Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize

Bart van Es' The Cut Out Girl (Fig Tree) and Tara Westover's Educated (Hutchinson) have been shortlisted for the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adam Kay shortlisted for Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize

Adam Kay has been shortlisted for the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize 2017 for his junior doctor diaries, This Is Going to Hurt (Picador).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hisham Matar wins Best First Biography Prize

Libyan writer Hisham Matar has won the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize, awarded at the Biographers' Club prize dinner yesterday evening (15th November) at the Savile Club in London. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: Costa Book of the Year: Biography

The Costa Book of the Year is announced on January 26th. Nick Higham spoke to each of the shortlisted authors, including Andrea Wulf, winner of the biography prize. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2016-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Suffragette titles shortlisted for biography prize

Two books on suffragettes are on the shortlist for this year’s 'Slightly Foxed' Best First Biography Prize. Sophia, Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary by Anita Anand (Bloomsbury), about Indian suffragette Sophia Duleep Singh, joins Lady Constance Lytton – Aristocrat, Suffragette, Martyr by... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 52-Storey Treehouse comes out on top at Australian book industry awards

Bestselling children’s fantasy series recognised, David Walsh beats Julia Gillard to biography prize, while fiction winner Brooke Davis also picks up new writer award, established in honour of publisher Matt RichellA children’s book has taken home the top prize for the first time in Australia’s... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wild Wyndhams wins at Biographers' Club

Claudia Renton’s book about the influential Wyndham sisters has been awarded this year’s £3,500 Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize. Her win for Those Wild Wyndhams: Three Sisters at the Heart of Power (Collins) was announced at the Biographers' Club dinner on Friday 21st November. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong showing for Faber on First Biography Prize shortlist

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 26/09/2011 - 08:35 Faber has scored three of the shortlisted titles for the £5,000 HW Fisher Best First Biography Prize, with books from Bloomsbury, Northumbria Press and Yale University Press making up the rest of the selection. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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