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The Costa Book Awards Program Announces Its 2020 Shortlists

Twenty writers from the United Kingdom and Ireland have been chosen from an initial pool of 708 Costa Book Award entries. The post The Costa Book Awards Program Announces Its 2020 Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-25 14:14:19 UTC ]
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Tory-shaming Manchester United star Marcus Rashford is launching a children’s book club.

As many on this side of the pond may not know, Manchester United and England footballer Marcus Rashford is currently all that stands between the United Kingdom and compete moral ruination. In a year where a particularly grotesque grotesquerie of Brexiteer Tories consolidated power,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-17 19:04:34 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #children's book #literary hub #united kingdom #manchester united #book club


Transforming the digital offer for public libraries

As the national library of the United Kingdom, the British Library’s mission is to make our intellectual heritage accessible to everyone, for research, inspiration and enjoyment.  This means making our own buildings and online offers engaging for everyone, as well as working in partnership... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 13:05:14 UTC ]
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Namwali Serpell’s The Old Drift has won the 2020 Arthur C. Clarke Award.

The Arthur C. Clarke Award, named in honor of the eponymous author, is the United Kingdom’s most prestigious prize for science fiction first published in the UK. The prize comes with an award plaque and a cash prize of £2020.00. Previous winners include Yoon Ha Lee, Ahmad Saadawi, and Anne... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-23 19:55:57 UTC ]
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No-prorogation justice Lady Hale to publish memoir and guide to the law

Judge famous for ruling against Boris Johnson will recount how ‘a little girl from North Yorkshire became the most senior judge in the UK’ Lady Hale, who presided over the momentous decision to rule Boris Johnson’s prorogation of parliament unlawful, is set to write her memoirs, of how “a little... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-23 14:06:04 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #penguin random house #bodley head #supreme court #united kingdom #lady hale #north yorkshire #boris johnson


Here’s the shortlist for the Women’s Prize for Fiction.

The Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize) shortlist has just been announced with a special video announcement on Twitter. The Women’s Prize is presented annually to a female author for the best original full-length novel written in English and published in the United Kingdom the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-21 18:34:56 UTC ]
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The UAE’s Sheikh Zayed Book Award Names 2020 Winners

Writers from Tunisia, Palestine, Iraq, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States are among those honored today by the world's most lucrative awards program for Arabic literature. The post The UAE’s Sheikh Zayed Book Award Names 2020 Winners appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-08 15:22:38 UTC ]
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Anna Burns’s ‘Little Constructions’ is just as twisting and tragicomic as her Booker Prize winner ‘Milkman’

The author’s second novel, finally getting published in the United States, was first released in the United Kingdom in 2007. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-02 20:00:31 UTC ]
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On the Build-Up to the Legendary Baldwin-Buckley Debates

On Monday, January 4th, Bill Kolins, a publicist at Corgi Books in London, called Robert Lantz, James Baldwin’s agent, to present him with a proposition. Corgi was set to publish the paperback version of Another Country in the United Kingdom in February, and Kolins wanted to launch the book with... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-12 09:50:58 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 Winners: ‘World-Class Thinkers and Authors’

This year's recipients of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, as announced to date, come from Morocco, Kuwait, Algeria, Lebanon, the United Kingdom, and the United Arab Emirates. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 Winners: ‘World-Class Thinkers and Authors’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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INDONESIA FOCUS: Q+A Nirwan Dewanto

You started writing early in your high school days, what were you writing about most back then?I think it is exaggerating to say I started writing at high school. I was already writing, but it was mainly journaling, which was not for public consumption. There was a poem (about a tree in the... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-03-15 11:15:36 UTC ]
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John Higgs | 'It's a book about being delighted to be British'

At a time in which the British psyche is under interrogation - and a united kingdom may itself be under threat - John Higgs' cross-country pilgrimage has a certain resonance... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Publisher Services to represent DC Entertainment in UK and Ireland

Penguin Random House Publisher Services is expanding its long-standing 10-year sales and distribution agreement with DC Entertainment to include the United Kingdom and Ireland. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Publishers Association Takes Its Stand: ‘No Tax on Books’

‘The UK’s superb publishing houses and workforce’ lays out their demands for government commitments ahead of the June 8 general election called by Theresa May. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘A Global Success Story’ n a ringing position statement ahead of the June 8... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After the shock

In June 1975, ahead of the previous European Union referendum on whether the United Kingdom should remain in the European Economic Community, publisher George Weidenfeld argued that the “close connections between British and European publishers and retail organisations” would be “valuable to the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ferrante among European writers to plead with UK to Remain

Esteemed writers from 10 European nations, including Elena Ferrante, Javier Marias, Anne Enright and former finance minister for Greece Yanis Varoufakis, have issued pleas for the United Kingdom to remain in the EU. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Terry Pratchett, acclaimed fantasy author, dies

Pratchett is the author of such works as 'Wyrd Sisters,' 'Night Watch,' and 'The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents.' He was knighted in 2009 and was the bestselling author in the United Kingdom in the 1990s. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Translation Stronger in France, Germany or the UK?

A panel at the Frankfurt Book Fair compared international literature and translation in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom. The post Is Translation Stronger in France, Germany or the UK? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst Magazines UK Names Anna Jones CEO

Hearst Magazines UK, the principal business for Hearst in the United Kingdom, has named Anna Jones its new chief executive officer per a joint announcement Monday by Hearst Magazines president David Carey and Duncan Edwards, president and CEO of Hearst Magazines International, to whom Jones will... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2014-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global media mission arrives to investigate press freedom in Britain

Delegation from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers will investigate press regulationAn "unprecedented" press freedom mission to Britain by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) begins today.Representatives of the organisation are holding a series... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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