Atkinson, Harris, Yousafzai among Specsavers NBA winners

Kate Atkinson, Robert Harris, Malala Yousafzai, David Jason and David Walliams were among the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter named favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of last 20 years

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Bloomsbury) has been voted viewers’ favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of the last 20 years, while Amanda Li’s Rise Up (Buster) and Vashti Hardy’s Wildspark (Scholastic) have also won prizes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 02:44:21 UTC ]
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Malala Yousafzai: What does a Nobel Peace Prize winner do for fun?

Whilst studying at Oxford, the Nobel Peace Prize winner has just written a book called "We Are Displaced". Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Norway’s ‘Bookstore Award,’ the UK’s SpecSavers Winners

The winner of  Norway's 2018 'Bookstore Award,' chosen by booksellers, is a novel based on the country's World War II-era past. And in the UK, SpecSavers names a dozen prize winners. The post Industry Notes: Norway’s ‘Bookstore Award,’ the UK’s SpecSavers Winners appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atkinson, Harris and Boyd compete on Walter Scott longlist

Authors including Kate Atkinson, William Boyd and Robert Harris are battling it out to win the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harris and May win at Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards

Robert Harris (pictured) and Peter May were among the winners at the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2014. The awards, held on Friday (24th October) at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, included accolades for books as well as for film and television. Harris won the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Atkinson beats Costa winner Filer to top spot

Kate Atkinson MBE has scored her third consecutive Official UK Top 50 number one. The mass-market... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Winner, Winner: Announcing the 2021 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Get ready to celebrate: Here are the amazing 2021 winners of the Pulitzer Prize, the 105th year of the award! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Adichie named Women's Prize 'Winner of Winners'

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been crowned the Women’s Prize for Fiction ‘Winner of Winners’ for her novel Half of a Yellow Sun (HarperCollins). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-11 09:24:21 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Names Its Domestic Wildcard Winner; Forgoes an International Winner

Because the pandemic makes travel uncertain, Frankfurter Buchmesse names only a German Wildcard winner this year: Munich's &Töchter Verlag. The post Frankfurt Names Its Domestic Wildcard Winner; Forgoes an International Winner appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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You're a legend Harry! The Harry Potter books turn 20

We dug into the archives to find the first Kiwi review of Harry Potter, but the earliest seems to be from 1999.  Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Neil Patrick Harris, Lemony Snicket, and Chris Harris Create Magic

In an event billed as “A Fortunate Stage Talk,” actor Neil Patrick Harris, of "Doogie Howser" and "How I Met Your Mother" fame, who currently stars as Count Olaf in the TV adaptation of "A Series of Unfortunate Events," will reunite with Chris Harris (no relation), who was the executive producer... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Happy birthday, Harry Potter! A look back at Harry's special days

The birthday of Harry Potter falls on July 31 (which also happens to be the birthday of J.K Rowling). In the Potter universe, the days are usually eventful ones. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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First Sky Arts RSL Writers Award winners announced

The RSL has announced the recipients of the inaugural 2021 Sky Arts RSL Writers Awards, which celebrate and nurture British writers of colour at the beginnings of their careers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Not even published, already damned – why are people running scared of Prince Harry’s memoir? | Catherine Bennett

With the help of a brilliant co-writer, a fully rounded picture may now emerge of the much-maligned royalNot since criminals were barred from profiting in this way can a publisher’s announcement of a memoir have united the British press in such disgust. Before that, even the gangster turned... Continue reading at The Guardian

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World Literature Today Announces 2021 Neustadt Festival Poster Design Contest Winners

News and Events The first-place winning design in the 2021 Neustadt Lit Fest poster design project by Sydney Sleeper University of Oklahoma students Sydney Sleeper, Andie Trillo and Jamie McCarley have been awarded first, second and third place,... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Prince Harry to Write a Memoir

Penguin Random House said the book, tentatively coming in 2022, would be “an intimate and heartfelt memoir from one of the most fascinating and influential global figures of our time.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Prince Harry agrees publishing deal to write his memoirs

Penguin Random House announces book is expected in late 2022 with proceeds going to charityThe Duke of Sussex has agreed a publishing deal to write his memoirs and said he would do so “not as the prince I was born, but as the man I have become”.The global deal for his “literary memoir” was... Continue reading at The Guardian

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PRH to publish Prince Harry memoir

Penguin Random House has bought global rights to "a literary memoir" from Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, "tentatively scheduled" for publication in late 2022, the publisher has confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-19 14:21:51 UTC ]
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Two PEN/Faulkner Foundation Award Winners: Deesha Philyaw and Charles Baxter

A debut and a long-honored veteran of short stories take the 2021 top honors provided by the Washington-based PEN/Faulkner Foundation. The post Two PEN/Faulkner Foundation Award Winners: Deesha Philyaw and Charles Baxter appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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