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Oddest book title prize: Dirt Hole Variations beats War on Artisan Cheese

Guide by the late Charles L Dobbins, known as the father of modern trapping, sees off polemical defence of traditional dairiesThe Dirt Hole and Its Variations might be a serious guide to hunting and trapping foxes, coyotes, bobcats and raccoons, but the double entendre has helped it land the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-29 11:35:58 UTC ]
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Most influential banned book revealed

Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species (OUP, 1859) has been named the most influential banned book following a public vote during Academic Book Week.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pine's essay collection scoops An Post Irish Book of the Year

Academic Emilie Pine’s “vivid and powerful” Notes to Self (Hamish Hamilton) has won the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2018 following a public vote. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Public asked to vote on favourite banned book

A public vote is set to launch this week to find the nation's favourite banned book. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Ondaatje’s ‘The English Patient’ Named ‘Golden Man Booker’ Prize Winner

Capping months of shortlisting and a public vote, the Man Booker Prize for Fiction's 50th anniversary 'Golden Man Booker' best-of-the-best novel has been named. Michael Ondaatje's 'The English Patient' is from the "middle" decade of the prize's five, the 1990s. The post Michael Ondaatje’s ‘The... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Commuter Pig Keeper triumphs at oddest book title award

Fresh from a win at the Weald and Downland rare breed show, author Michaela Giles ‘beyond excited’ to have taken the annual Diagram prize as wellIn good news for readers who struggle to find space in their busy schedules to look after their pigs, The Commuter Pig Keeper has won the Bookseller... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Maynard Keynes tops academic book vote

John Maynard Keynes’ The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (Palgrave Macmillan), a book about economic policy, is the academic book that has most influenced modern Britain, according to a public vote. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2016 Costa Short Story Award: public vote opens

The public vote for the 2016 Costa Short Story Award is now open and three shortlisted stories, selected from over 1,000 entires, are now available to read and listen to from the Costa Book Awards website.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Public vote to find Audible sitcom

Audible.co.uk will tomorrow (7th July) launch This is Your Pilot Speaking!, a public vote to find its first original British sitcom. Listeners will be able to hear five comedy pilots commissioned by Audible Originals. They will then be asked to give the pilots a star rating, with the pilot... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nether regions and pavements hot on Diagram Prize shortlist

Witches, camels, nether regions and pavements are just some of the subjects covered by the shortlisted books on this year's Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year. The seven-strong shortlist celebrates the most peculiar titles published in the year, with the winner chosen by a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Miniaturist is Specsavers Book of the Year

Jessie Burton's The Miniaturist (Pan Macmillan) has been crowned the Specsavers Book of the Year for 2014 after a public vote. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Miniaturist voted book of the year

Jessie Burton's debut novel The Miniaturist comes top of a public vote to be named Specsavers Book of the Year. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2014-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costello debut voted Irish Book Awards' Book of the Year

Mary Costello’s debut novel Academy Street (Canongate) has been voted the Bord Gáis Energy Book of the Year for 2014. The book was chosen via public vote from the list of category winners announced at the recent Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Neil Gaiman wins Book of the Year

Gaiman's The Ocean at the End of the Lane beats fellow National Book Award winners in a public vote to find 2013's book of the year. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee tops World Book Night pick

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 15:15 Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird is the most popular title among the public to be given away as part of World Book Night 2012. The organisation launched a public vote last month asking people to vote for the titles they... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee tops World Book Night picks

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 15:15 Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird has been voted the most popular title to be given away as part of World Book Night 2012. The organisation launched a public vote last month asking people to vote for the titles they... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wink Publishing launches for budding authors

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 07/04/2011 - 15:58 A husband-and-wife team has launched an e-publishing company for new authors. Cornwall-based lawyers Nigel and Abbie Flanagan are calling on unpublished writers to submit the first 50 pages of their work to Wink Publishing.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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