Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize withheld for first time

The Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction has been withheld for the first time in its 18 years because none of the entries "prompted unanimous, abundant laughter". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dooley graphic novel wins Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize

Matthew Dooley has won the 2020 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction with his graphic novel Flake (Jonathan Cape).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 10:29:47 UTC ]
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Stibbe wins Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize

Nina Stibbe has won this year’s Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction with her “pitch-perfect romp” Reasons to be Cheerful (Viking). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stibbe and Doyle make female-dominated Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize shortlist

Nina Stibbe and Roddy Doyle have been nominated for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction, on a shortlist that is dominated by women. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Helen Fielding wins Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize

Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones’s Baby: The Diaries (Vintage) has won the 2017 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction, making it third time lucky for the author. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fielding, Stibbe, Hiaasen up for Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize

Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones’s Baby (Jonathan Cape) bags the author her second shortlisting for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction shortlist. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Three debut novels on Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize shortlist

Three debut novelists are in the running for the 2015 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for comic novels. Writer Caitlin Moran, actress Helen Lederer and Nina Stibbe have all made the shortlist for the prize, alongside Alexander McCall Smith, Irvine Welsh and Joseph O'Neill. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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St Aubyn wins Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize

Edward St Aubyn has won the fifteenth Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for his satire on the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kennaway clinches Bollinger Everyman Prize for The Accidental Collector

Guy Kennaway has won the 2021 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction for his artworld satire The Accidental Collector (Mensch Publishing).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-07 10:32:42 UTC ]
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Former winner Rothschild heads strong Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse shortlist

Hannah Rothschild has a chance to become the second two-time winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 21:51:33 UTC ]
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Rothschild and Murray win Everyman Wodehouse prize

Hannah Rothschild and Paul Murray have won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction – the first time in the prize’s history it has been awarded to two people. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Everyman Wodehouse Prize shortlist for 'funniest novel' revealed

Titles from Penguin Random House, Oneworld, Bloomsbury and Transworld are in contention for the 2016 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize which honours the funniest novel of the year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Competition Notes: Sunday Times Prize Judges, Harper Lee Legal Fiction Prize Finalists

Elif Shafak and Lucy Hughes-Hallett are named judges in London; the public is one of five judges in the Alabama-based Harper Lee Prize. The post Competition Notes: Sunday Times Prize Judges, Harper Lee Legal Fiction Prize Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rep. Adam Schiff, Véronique Tadjo and Paul Auster among winners of the L.A. Times Book Prizes

After a few years of virtual ceremonies, the 42nd Los Angeles Times Book Prizes was held in person Friday at USC, kicking off the Festival of Books. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-04-23 04:25:08 UTC ]
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Mariana Enriquez, Michael Connelly, S.A. Cosby among LA Times Book Prize finalists

The awards recognize outstanding literary achievements in 12 categories, with winners to be announced at USC in-person on April 22. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-02-23 14:00:04 UTC ]
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Winners of the 2020 L.A. Times Book Prizes announced

Deesha Philyaw, Victoria Chang and Isabel Wilkerson are among the winners of the 2020 L.A. Times Book Prizes, announced Friday. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-17 01:06:54 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Prizes and Festival of Books kick off this week. Here's how to watch

The 26th Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is going virtual again this year. The event kicks off April 17 at 10 a.m. Here's how to watch. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-16 12:00:30 UTC ]
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Isabel Wilkerson, Jacob Soboroff, Akwaeke Emezi among L.A. Times Book Prize finalists

The awards recognize outstanding literary achievements in 12 categories, including the Ray Bradbury Prize for Science Fiction, with winners to be announced April 16. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-03-02 15:00:14 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Prize Winners Announced

The 40th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced today on Twitter. The prizes are given in 12 categories, and titles from Penguin Random House took home six. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of this year’s LA Times Book Prizes.

This is the 40th year of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes (which celebrates excellence in the following twelve categories as well as champions new writers), but it is the first time the winners were announced on Twitter. You can feel like you’re a part of the virtual celebration with this video... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-17 18:00:36 UTC ]
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