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Amanda Johnson named new director of Costa Book Awards

Costa Coffee has appointed Amanda Johnson as the new director of the Costa Book Awards, succeeding Bud McLintock, who stepped down from the role after 25 years in February.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-31 13:23:03 UTC ]
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Normal People in Love: Sally Rooney’s Ordinary Universal Characters, by Natalia Lomaia

Book Reviews Natalia Lomaia Left: Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal in Normal People (2020) / Courtesy of IMDB Sally Rooney’s 2018 novel is a meticulous observation, or even a study, of how one human being can have immense, intense power over another.... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-04-23 13:18:03 UTC ]
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Collins and Coe triumph at Costa Book Awards 2019

Sara Collins has won the Costa First Novel Award for her gothic romance, The Confessions of Frannie Langton (Viking), in a stellar year for début authors after three out of the five award categories were won by first-time writers.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-06 21:35:49 UTC ]
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Costa Book Awards Names Its 2019 Category Winners

With a total purse of £60,000 (US$79,000), the Costa Book Awards' first winners are in the five categories. One of this group will be named the overall winner on January 28. The post Costa Book Awards Names Its 2019 Category Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-01-06 19:30:25 UTC ]
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Blackman and Carty Williams compete on Costa Book Award shortlists

Candice Carty-Williams, Malorie Blackman and Rowan Hisayo Buchanan are among the 20 authors shortlisted for this year’s Costa Book Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 21:14:59 UTC ]
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Arifa Akbar appointed as the Guardian’s chief theatre critic

Katharine Viner congratulates ‘wonderful’ arts writer who is already a vital contributor to the paperArifa Akbar has been appointed as the Guardian’s chief theatre critic. Akbar, who will take up the role in the new year, said she was “honoured, utterly thrilled and immensely excited” by the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-08 10:52:21 UTC ]
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Bookseller judges announced for Costa Book Awards

Booksellers from WH Smith, Waterstones, Sam Read Books, Libreria and West End Lane Books are to join judging panels for The Costa Book Awards 2019. The booksellers will select shortlists and decide the winners across five categories, in a year which sees the highest number of submissions to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 00:41:12 UTC ]
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Reimagining Folktales, But for the Ear: A Conversation with Mahsuda Snaith, by Carolyne Larrington

Interviews Carolyne Larrington Audible’s new fiction podcast, Hag, launching August 29, features eight reimaginings of traditional British folktales by eight contemporary female writers, with folktales chosen from across the UK. The collection will be... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-08-30 14:21:50 UTC ]
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Bart van Es’ Biography ‘The Cut Out Girl’ Named Costa Book of the Year

The Costa Book of the Year prize goes to its biography category winner, a tale of the Dutch Nazi resistance by Bart van Es. The post Bart van Es’ Biography ‘The Cut Out Girl’ Named Costa Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Book of the Year: Jewish rescue story The Cut Out Girl wins

Bart van Es wrote about a Jewish girl who was sheltered by his grandparents during World War Two. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ireland’s Sally Rooney Leads Costa Prize Category Winners

The acclaimed young Irish author Sally Rooney is the winner of the 2018 Costa Book Prize in the novel category. The overall Costa Book of the Year is to be named January 29. The post Ireland’s Sally Rooney Leads Costa Prize Category Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Book of the Year Honor Goes to the Late Helen Dunmore

For a second time in its 46-year life, the Costa Book Award's chief honor is a posthumous award, the jury chair calling Helen Dunmore's 'Inside the Wave' poetry collection 'a modern classic...life affirming and uplifting.' The post Costa Book of the Year Honor Goes to the Late Helen Dunmore... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Helen Dunmore's 'life affirming' poetry wins the Costa

The late Helen Dunmore has been awarded the Costa Book of the Year award posthumously for her "life affirming" 10th and final collection, Inside the Wave (Bloodaxe Books), which was written while she was dying from cancer.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Book of the Year: Helen Dunmore wins another award

Helen Dunmore's poetry collection, Inside the Wave, wins 2018's Costa Book of the Year prize. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2018-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa’s Book Award: Five Category Winners in the UK, One To Win Book of the Year

Now in line for the overall Costa Book of the Year award–to be announced January 30–the five Costa category winners include three titles from HarperCollins UK imprints. The post Costa’s Book Award: Five Category Winners in the UK, One To Win Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Helen Dunmore wins posthumous Costa award for collection Inside the Wave

Dunmore wins poetry category, while Jon McGregor takes best novel prize for Reservoir 13 and Gail Honeyman’s bestselling debut Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine lands first novel awardThe poet Helen Dunmore is in the running to become the second posthumous winner of the Costa book of the year... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber CEO speaks out after winning indie trade publisher of the year

Head of venerable press says his sector has important role in the defence of free speech and champions the revival of literary fiction and traditional booksFaber & Faber’s chief executive has called for publishers to oppose crackdowns on free speech and the rise of so-called fake news.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Book of the Year: Sebastian Barry celebrates second win

Sebastian Barry becomes the first novelist to win the prestigious Costa Book of the Year prize twice. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2017-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Book of the Year: Sebastian Barry on second win

Sebastian Barry, who has won the Costa Book of the Year for a second time, tells the BBC that he dedicated the prize to his son, but reveals his children don't read his books. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2017-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On eve of Costa awards, experts warn that top books prizes are harming fiction

The dominance of three honours in the UK can be prohibitively expensive for small publishers, and end up discouraging risk-taking on ‘difficult’ authorsCutting-edge British literary fiction risks being undermined by its growing reliance on a handful of powerful book prizes, a leading literary... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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