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Literature on Lockdown 6: #CultureConnectsUs

Everyone peaked too early.    You remember. The beginning of lockdown, when suddenly half of your friends were FaceTiming you about Tiger King, or downloading a language app, and so many people ordered yoga mats online that they took an estimated six weeks to be delivered. Now the yoga mat... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-05-22 15:30:00 UTC ]
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Macfarlane, Shafak and Robinson make Ondaatje Prize shortlist

Robert Macfarlane, Elif Shafak and Roger Robinson are among the writers shortlisted for this year's £10,000 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 11:07:07 UTC ]
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MacFarlane’s Underland wins Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize

Robert MacFarlane has triumphed at the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize with eighth book Underland.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 02:32:00 UTC ]
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Macfarlane and Morris create 'ambitious' successor to The Lost Words

Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris have begun "an even more ambitious and necessary project” than the publishing phenomenon The Lost Words for Hamish Hamilton, entitled The Book of Birds: A Field Guide to Wonder and Loss. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ian McEwan joins Southbank’s Literature Season line-up

Ian McEwan will join writers James Ellroy, Jeanette Winterson and Robert Macfarlane on the Southbank Centre’s Summer 2019 Literature Season, with a packed programme of more than 25 events taking place from April to August.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folk festival founder commissions The Lost Words musical composition

The founder of a folk festival has commissioned eight musicians to create a body of music based on The Lost Words, the illustrated book that celebrates lost nature words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris (Hamish Hamilton). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morris reflects on a year of The Lost Words' success

A new audiobook and a crowdfunding campaign to supply hospices are just some of the events happening around Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris’ The Lost Words, which celebrates its first birthday on 5th October. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crowdfunding campaigns for The Lost Words reach 15

The number of crowdfunding campaigns to buy copies of Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris' nature anthology, The Lost Words, has now reached 15, with new campaigns in Powys, Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taking the natural route

The recent critical acclaim enjoyed by illustrator and writer Jackie Morris as a consequence of The Lost Words, her collaboration with Robert Macfarlane, has helped draw attention to a 25-year career of book artistry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booker judge on Warwick shortlist

A book by Robert Macfarlane, the chairman of judges of this year's Man Booker Prize is shortlisted for another literary award, the biennial Warwick Prize for Writing. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macfarlane to chair Booker judges

Robert Macfarlane is to chair the judging panel for the 2013 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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