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And the winner of the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize is…

The Aspen Institute has just announced the winner of their 2020 Literary Prize: Christy Lefteri, for her novel, The Beekeeper of Aleppo, which tells the story of Syrian refugees in Great Britain. The Aspen Words Literary Prize was established to celebrate a work of fiction that spotlights a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-16 22:00:41 UTC ]
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People of the Books, by Alan Levenson

Book Reviews Alan Levenson Ever since early Islam, Jews have been dubbed the people of the book. The title stuck in European lands too, a deferential nod to the role of the Hebrew Bible in the Western canon, the breadth of Jewish literacy (never... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-07-02 20:46:30 UTC ]
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Tower Bridge, London's Engineering Marvel, Turns 125

A new pocket photo book celebrates one of Great Britain's most iconic landmarks. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Awards 2019 shortlists announced

The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain has announced its 2019 shortlist for its annual awards, featuring nominations for novelists Guy Gunaratne, Nicola Mostyn and Mary Lynn Bracht. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library book spend falls £45m in 10 years

The amount of money libraries in Great Britain are spending on books has fallen by £45.8m since 2007, deeper analysis of figures from the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) have revealed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 19th Century Moral Panic Over … Paper Technology

In the history of information technologies, Gutenberg and his printing press are (understandably) treated with the kind of reverence even the most celebrated of modern tech tycoons could only imagine. So perhaps it will come as a surprise that Europe’s literacy rates remained fairly stagnant for... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pursuit to publish first history of controversial cycling organisation

Profile Books' cycling imprint Pursuit is to publish The Medal Factory, the first history of the controversial British Cycling organisation, which is the main national governing body for cycle sport in Great Britain. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Staggering' £25m fall in libraries spending revealed

A total of 67 libraries have closed in Great Britain this year, while library funding has been slashed by £25m, figures from the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy have revealed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bernie Corbett steps down at Writers' Guild

Bernie Corbett, general secretary of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain, has stepped down after 15 years at the helm of the trade union. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jamie installed as favourite to top Xmas charts

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 29/09/2011 - 14:30 Bookmakers William Hill have made Jamie Oliver the hot favourite to be the bestselling Christmas title. Given the runaway success of last year's 30-Minute Meals, it is no surprise that the bookmaker has given Oliver short odds... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin launches Oliver app

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 27/09/2011 - 09:15 Penguin has released Jamie Oliver's Food Guide app for Apple's iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, with the guide now available for £2.99 from the App store. The app accompanies Oliver's latest title, Jamie's Great Britain,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA takes short story campaign to BBC chief

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 04/08/2011 - 09:20 The Society of Authors, the Writers' Guild of Great Britain and actors' union Equity have jointly sent letters to both BBC Trust chairman Lord Patten and director general Mark Thompson, asking them to stop the BBC Radio 4... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin to release £30 Jamie's Great Britain in September

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 25/05/2011 - 09:55 A new Jamie Oliver title, Jamie's Great Britain, will be coming from Michael Joseph this September, containing more than 100 new recipes from around the country. The title, to be released on 30th September, will tie into... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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