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Reni Eddo-Lodge becomes first black British author to top UK book charts

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race wins landmark ranking in the wake of worldwide Black Lives Matter protestsReni Eddo-Lodge has become the first black British author to take the overall No 1 spot in the UK’s official book charts.Eddo-Lodge’s Why I’m No Longer Talking to White... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-16 14:00:03 UTC ]
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Eddo-Lodge tops the charts to make BookScan history

Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Bloomsbury) has leapt into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, making her the first black British author to hit the weekly overall number one in the Nielsen BookScan era. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 07:29:33 UTC ]
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Black British authors top UK book charts in wake of BLM protests

Bernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge take No 1 slots in wake of anti-racist demonstrations, as Waterstones staff ask chain to support causeBernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge have become the first black British women to top the UK’s fiction and nonfiction paperback charts, in a week where... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-10 13:46:40 UTC ]
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Fun fact: Evelyn Waugh’s first wife was also named Evelyn.

Yes, it’s true: the British author Evelyn Waugh’s first wife was also named Evelyn. (Evelyn Florence Margaret Winifred Gardner, to be precise.) But as you might imagine, if you know anything about the Taylor Swift-Taylor Lautner debacle of 2009, things did not go well for the Evelyns. The year... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-27 14:02:34 UTC ]
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Kim Newman’s Dazzling Genre Multiverse

BRITISH AUTHOR KIM NEWMAN’S “Anno Dracula” series — the smartest recasting of the vampire mythos, and one of the tastiest pop-cultural confections, of the past three decades — has had a complicated evolution. The author’s basic concept — that the events narrated in Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-03-09 19:00:47 UTC ]
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Julia Lovell wins 2019 Cundill History Prize

British author and translator of Chinese literature Julia Lovell has won the 2019 Cundill History Prize.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 22:58:18 UTC ]
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In Rare Tie, the 2019 Booker Prize Will Be Shared

Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood and British author Bernadine Evaristo won the 2019 Booker Prize and will splite the prize money. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-15 11:38:46 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo jointly win Booker Prize

Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo split the Booker Prize on Monday, after the judging panel ripped up the rule book and refused to name one winner for the prestigious fiction trophy. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2019-10-14 20:58:08 UTC ]
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Rachel Cusk Said She Was Done With Autobiography. These Essays Suggest Otherwise.

In “Coventry,” the British author of the widely admired “Outline” trilogy shows how central the self is to her artistic vision. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-17 09:00:10 UTC ]
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The Forest That Inspired Winnie-The-Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood Ravaged By Fire

A blaze ripped through Ashdown Forest, the setting for British author A.A. Milne's beloved children's books. Continue reading at 'The Huffington Post'

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-05-01 00:38:53 UTC ]
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HarperCollins reveals new true crime podcast

HarperCollins Publishers and the London-based broadcasting network Wireless are partnering on a true crime podcast based on Murder in the Graveyard, a new book by British author and journalist Don Hale. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gosling's debut snapped up by Serpent's Tail

Serpent’s Tail has signed the "remarkable" debut novel by Victoria Gosling, a British author currently living in Berlin. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eleven-strong queue at The Lido

A début by a 24-year-old British author about Brockwell Lido has caused a splash ahead of the fair, with the triumphant UK and US editors both having to double their original six-figure offers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rothschild's debut makes Baileys Prize shortlist

Writer and film-maker Hannah Rothschild is the only British author to have made the 2016 Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist, released tonight (11th April). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Louise Rennison

British author and comedian Louise Rennison, whose books about teenager Georgia Nicolson were bestsellers on both sides of the Atlantic, has died. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Peter Dickinson

British author and poet Peter Dickinson, who won back-to-back Carnegie Medals in the U.K., died on December 16, his 88th birthday. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hislop’s sun rises to number one

Victoria Hislop proved tougher than the American Sniper, with the British author’s newest release seeing off a single-channel promotion to earn her first number one in six years. Hislop’s The Sunrise (Headline) sold 26,055 units through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market in its first week... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Announces New William Boyd Novel

William Boyd has moved to Bloomsbury for his next novel. The British author, who was at HarperCollins, will release 'Sweet Caress' with his new publisher in September 2015. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Europa Editions UK signs first British author

Europa Editions UK has acquired its first title by a British writer, a historical fiction novel... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hilary Does It Again, First British Double Booker Winner

Hilary Mantel has been named the winner of the 2012 Man Booker Price for her novel, Bring Up The Bodies, making her the first British author to win the prestigious award twice. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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