ALCS Educational Writers' Award shortlist revealed

Titles exploring climate change, expressing difficult emotions and exploring the wonders of the scientific world have been shortlisted this year for the Society of Authors (SoA) and Authors’ Licensing & Collecting Society (ALCS) Educational Writers’ Award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Hollinghurst misses Booker shortlist

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 11:18 Previous Man Booker Prize for Fiction winner Alan Hollinghurst has missed the shortlist for this year’s prize, which includes two debuts—Stephen Kelman and A D Miller— and a wealth of titles from indies. Bookies’ favourite and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barnes favourite ahead of Booker shortlisting

Written By: Charlotte Williams, Lisa Campbell and Philip Stone Publication Date: Mon, 05/09/2011 - 14:00 William Hill has now named Julian Barnes as favourite to win the Man Booker prize, with the three-times shortlisted author overtaking previous winner Alan Hollinghurst ahead of tomorrow's... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Galaxy National Book Awards coverage shake-up

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 07:55 The Galaxy National Book Awards ceremony will not be broadcast in full this year, instead being showcased in a six-part series on More4, with submissions for the awards closing on 16th September. The six-part series,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kay wins Scottish Book of the Year award

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 26/08/2011 - 14:34 Jackie Kay has won the £30,000 Scottish Book of the Year award for her autobiography Red Dust Road (Picador). The award, which is run by Creative Scotland, was presented to Kay by Dame Jenni Murray today (26th August) at an... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker nominee up for Gold Dagger award

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 08:47 Man Booker-longlisted A D Miller has been shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association (CWA) Gold Dagger 2011 for his novel Snowdrops (Atlantic), while S J Watson and Steve Hamilton both received double nominations for the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Nosy Crow up for Mumpreneur award

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 09/08/2011 - 13:30 Children's publisher Nosy Crow has been shortlisted for the best start-up business in the Mumpreneur awards. The awards celebrate the best parent-run businesses. Managing director Kate Wilson said: "I am really proud that Nosy... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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ALCS welcomes support for Hargreaves Review

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 04/08/2011 - 09:12 The Authors' Licensing & Collecting Society has welcomed the government support for the Hargreaves Review into intellectual property and growth, though it expressed concern over the proposals to extend copyright... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ebury reveals 'Less Ordinary' digital list

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 02/08/2011 - 09:03 Ebury has launched a digital imprint, initially focusing on abridged versions of Ebury's narrative non-fiction titles, called Lives Less Ordinary. Deputy publisher Andrew Goodfellow is behind the new range of digital... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Macmillan Education to move out of Africa

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 29/07/2011 - 09:20 Macmillan has “walked away” from its education business in east and west Africa, and is understood to have put all its education publishing companies and interests across the continent (other than in Botswana) on the block.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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F + W Media Acquires The Writers Store

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Kent wins Libraries Change Lives award

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 13/07/2011 - 08:41 This year's CILIP Libraries Change Lives award has been won by Kent county council's 'Making the Difference' project. The project welcomes adults with learning disabilities into libraries. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Longlist revealed for Royal Society Winton Prize

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Mon, 27/06/2011 - 10:01 Titles on waves, malaria and spiders’ webs have been longlisted for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. The 13 titles also include titles by Matt Ridley, Tim Flanney and Alex Bellos. Chair of judges, author Monica... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Goodwin inaugural winner of East Midlands Book Award

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 21/06/2011 - 11:30 Mark Goodwin was the “surprise” winner of the first ever East Midland Book Award, presented last night at the Lowdham Book Festival. His poetry book Shod (Nine Arches) beat 45 other entries to receive an engraved trophy and a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Le Carré awarded Goethe medal

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 20/06/2011 - 12:30 John le Carré has been awarded a Goethe Medal, an honour given each year by the Goethe Institute in London for "outstanding service to the German language and international cultural dialogue". The award was made to Le Carré... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Six shortlisted as Royal Society kids' book prize returns

Written By: Rachel Bradley Publication Date: Fri, 17/06/2011 - 08:07 A guide to astronomy and a pop-up guide to how the world works are among the shortlisted titles for the first Royal Society Young People's Book Prize in three years. The £10,000 prize was not awarded between 2008 and 2010 due... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Joseph, Ziegler, Henderson, win at Society of Author awards

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 15/06/2011 - 08:21 Twenty-one writers shared £76,000 of prize money at the Authors' Awards last night presented by Joanna Trollope. Among them Anjali Joseph won the £10,000 Betty Trask prize for Saraswati Park (Fourth Estate). As previously... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Six picked for BBC Samuel Johnson shortlist

Publication Date: Wed, 15/06/2011 - 08:50 Titles on Chairman Mao, the Cavaliers of the English Civil War and Italian artist Caravaggio have been shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2011. The six-strong list “a reflection of a remarkable publishing year” features Mao's... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Morpurgo wins Red House award

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Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 13/06/2011 - 08:40 Authors Kate Atkinson and Julia Donaldson have been awarded MBEs in this year's Birthday Honours List. Transworld author Atkinson and newly-appointed children's laureate Donaldson were both recognised by the Queen, with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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