Allen Lane and YUP bag double Wolfson History Prize shortlistings

Allen Lane and Yale University Press (YUP) both have two books apiece on the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize 2018 shortlist, which recognises and celebrates books which combine excellence in historical research with readability for a general audience. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Allen Lane bags two on £40k Wolfson History Prize shortlist

Allen Lane has two titles shortlisted for the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize, which celebrates excellence in research and historical writing combined with readability for a wider audience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Allen Lane wins double for Wolfson History Prize

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'Global theme' for Wolfson History Prize shortlist

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Allen Lane gets two on $75k Cundill Prize shortlist

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Yale and PRH dominate first Wolfson History Prize shortlist

The £40,000 Wolfson History Prize has issued a shortlist for the first time in its 45-year history, dominated by Yale University Press and Penguin Random House. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hazareesingh wins £40k Wolfson History Prize for 'remarkable' Haitian revolutionary book

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Allen Lane wins 'radical new history' of queer identity in four-way auction

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Mason's 'original, challenging' fascism history to Allen Lane

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Allen Lane acquires new exploration of social history by Isabel Wilkerson

Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin UK, will publish Caste: The Lies that Divide Us, an exploration of social history by Isabel Wilkerson.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Abulafia’s The Boundless Sea lands £40,000 Wolfson History Prize

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British historians shortlisted for Cundill History Prize

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Allen Lane snaps up palaeontologist Halliday's world history

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Graphic novels, poetry and art history make up SoA Translation Prizes shortlists

Graphic novels, poetry and art history make up some of the Society of Authors’ Translation Prizes shortlists for 2019, with 31 translations from seven languages up for awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fraser, Jasanoff and White shortlisted for Cundill History Prize

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'Ambitious' account of English Reformation wins Wolfson History Prize

Professor Peter Marshall of Warwick University has won the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize 2018 for Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation (Yale University Press)—a book seven years in the making, based on more than two decades of research. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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