Carey, Ondaatje and Miller shortlisted for Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction

A “dazzling” six-book shortlist has been announced for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction unveils 2020 longlist

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction has unveiled this year’s longlist after "lively debates" among the judges. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction launches poll for 10th anniversary

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a poll to find the nation’s favourite historical novel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber has three on £25k Walter Scott Prize shortlist

Faber has three books shortlisted for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Boyd and Gale on Walter Scott Prize shortlist

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Miller's Pure in running for Walter Scott Prize

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Here is the shortlist for the 2021 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

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Chatto has two on £25,000 Walter Scott Prize longlist

Islands of Mercy by Rose Tremain and The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams, both published by Chatto & Windus, are among titles longlisted for this year's £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Here’s the shortlist for the Center for Fiction’s 2020 First Novel Prize.

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Hickey wins £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for The Narrow Land

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Here’s the shortlist for the £10,000 Ondaatje Prize.

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Macfarlane, Shafak and Robinson make Ondaatje Prize shortlist

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Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction shortlist revealed

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Center for Fiction Names 2019 First Novel Prize Shortlist

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Robertson wins Walter Scott Prize for The Long Take

Robin Robertson has become the first Scot to win the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction with his book The Long Take (Picador). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Burns and Evans make Orwell Prize for Political Fiction shortlist

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McCall Smith joins Walter Scott Prize 10th anniversary celebrations

Alexander McCall Smith will kick off the 10th anniversary celebrations for the Walter Scott Prize with an operetta.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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