Ali Smith wins Baileys book prize

Ali Smith wins the £30,000 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction for her time-shifting novel How to be Both. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Sara Barnard wins the YA Book Prize 2019

Sara Barnard has won The Bookseller's YA Book Prize in its fifth year for her "unflinching" and "utterly riveting" contemporary novel about the impact of a teacher-student relationship, Goodbye, Perfect (Macmillan Children's Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-30 13:18:19 UTC ]
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Searls Wins Wolff Translator’s Prize; UK’s Women’s Poets Announce Swift Book

Translator Damion Searls has received the US$10,000 Wolff Translator's Prize, and the Women Poet's Prize announces a collection of Rebecca Swift's work. The post Searls Wins Wolff Translator’s Prize; UK’s Women’s Poets Announce Swift Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-24 05:31:10 UTC ]
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Susskind wins Estoril Global Issues Distinguished Book Prize

James Susskind will receive the €15,000 (£13,000) Estoril Global Issues Distinguished Book Prize later this month for his debut Future Politics (Oxford University Press). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ed Vere wins Oscar’s Book Prize

Ed Vere has won this year’s £5,000 Oscar’s Book Prize with his picture book How to be a Lion (Puffin). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patti Smith Wins 2019 'One Book, One New York' Vote

Rock star and author Smith's 'Just Kids' is the winner of the 2019 'One Book, One New York' contest. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Eaves’ ‘Murmur’ from CB Editions Wins 2019 Wellcome Book Prize

The novel 'Murmur' wins author Will Eaves the £30,000 Wellcome Book Prize, presented Wednesday evening (May 1) in London. The post Will Eaves’ ‘Murmur’ from CB Editions Wins 2019 Wellcome Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Collins wins the Penderyn Music Book Prize with 'joyous' memoir

Musician Shirley Collins’ memoir All in the Downs (Strange Attractor) has won the Penderyn Music Book Prize for 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Onjali Q. Raúf wins Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q. Raúf (Hachette Children’s Books) is the winner of this year’s overall £5,000 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, beating off competition from other category winners Tomi Adeyemi, Lauren Ace and Jenny Løvlie. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Upbeat' refugee tale wins children's book prize

The Boy at the Back of the Class is "a future classic", Waterstones Children's Book Prize judges say. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Young wins Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2019

John Young’s Farewell Tour of a Terminal Optimist (Kelpies Edge) is the winner of this year’s £3,000 Scottish Teenage Book Prize, an award run by Scottish Book Trust and supported by Creative Scotland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Detainee wins major literary prize for book written through WhatsApp

Messaging apps aren't just useful for everyday communication -- in at least one case, they've enabled an influential book. Kurdish-Iranian author Behrouz Boochani has won Australia's top literary award, the Victorian Prize for Literature, with a boo... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Optical Illusions wins Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize

A book about optical illusions has beaten off competition from titles about space and dinosaurs to win this year’s £10,000 Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Charlie Hebdo attack survivor Philippe Lançon wins book prize

French journalist Philippe Lançon makes his first public appearance since the 2015 attack in Paris. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mozley wins Polari First Book Prize

Fiona Mozley has won the Polari First Book Prize 2018 for her Man Booker-shortlisted debut, Elmet (John Murray). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inger-Maria Mahlke Wins the 2018 German Book Prize

German author Inger-Maria Mahlke is the winner of the 2018 German Book Prize for her novel, Archipel, a family saga set in Tenerife, Spain. The post Inger-Maria Mahlke Wins the 2018 German Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mukherjee wins Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize

Abir Mukherjee has won the 2018 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize (£15,000) with his second novel, A Necessary Evil (Vintage). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Smith, Power and Berry win Forward poetry prizes

Danez Smith has been announced as the winner of the Forward poetry prize for best collection, with awards also going to Phoebe Power and Liz Berry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon Smith wins Shakespeare’s Globe Book Award

Academic Simon Smith is the winner of this year’s Shakespeare’s Globe Book Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The English Patient' was voted the best book to win Booker Prize in 50 years

Michael Ondaatje's novel "The English Patient" won the Golden Man Booker Prize, a special award established to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the prestigious British literary prize, on Sunday night. "The English Patient" beat out four other books to claim the award, which was voted on by the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish rapper Loki wins prestigious Orwell book prize

Under his real name, Darren McGarvey, the social commentator was praised for his book Poverty Safari. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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