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Edward Stanford award shortlist reveals 'formidable line up'

Authors including Sharlene Teo (Ponti, Picador) Sayaka Murata (Convenience Store Woman, Granta) and Levison Wood (Arabia, Hodder) have been shortlisted for the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards, recognising the best travel writing in the world. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bradt heads receive travel honours

Both Hilary Bradt, founder of Bradt Travel Guides, and Adrian Phillips, the company’s current m.d., have been honoured for their travel writing and services to the travel industry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kassabova's Border wins travel book of the year

Ex-soldier and novelist Jan Morris CBE has been recognised for her outsanding contribution to travel writing by The Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards, while Kapka Kassabova was honoured with the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year for Border (Granta). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edward Stanford award shortlists reveal 'broad scope' of travel writing

Forty-three titles have been shortlisted for the 2018 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards, which celebrate the "broad scope" of travel writing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amy Liptrot's debut wins Wainwright Golden Beer Prize 2016

Amy Liptrot’s debut and memoir The Outrun (Canongate) has been named the winner of the £5,000 Wainwright Golden Beer Prize 2016, an award celebrating UK nature and travel writing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers asked to nominate 'outstanding' travel writers

Michael Palin, Bill Bryson and William Dalrymple are just some of the names already nominated for the Edward Stanford Award for Outstanding Contribution to Travel Writing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year shortlist

An exploration of the landscape around a remote Cornish farmhouse, a study of the role of lemons in the Italian cultural landscape, and an account of life below deck on giant container ships are among the books shortlisted for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year shortlist. Stanfords... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lewis-Stempel wins Thwaites Wainwright Prize

Farmer and writer John Lewis-Stempel has won the Thwaites Wainwright Prize 2015 for Meadowland: the Private Life of an English Field (Black Swan). Worth £5,000, the annual book prize is awarded by publisher Frances Lincoln, in association with the National Trust, to highlight the best books in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stanfords doubles prize money for relaunched travel award

Stanfords is relaunching the Dolman Travel Book of the Year prize, doubling its prize money, and creating a new award for travel writing. From 2015, the renamed Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year award will carry a prize fund of £5,000. The revamped awards will also include the Edward... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Library launches 19th Century iPad app

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 14:05 The British Library has launched an iPad app allowing subscribers to browse 45,000 books from its 19th century historical collection. Subscription costs £1.99 per month and users can explore books from the likes of classic... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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