Costa winners Barry and Spufford longlisted for Walter Scott Prize

Costa Book award winners Sebastian Barry and Francis Spufford have been longlisted for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sebastian Barry named the Walter Scott Prize's first double winner

Irish writer Sebastian Barry has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction for a second time for his American epic Days Without End (Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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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 unveils 2019 longlist

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction has unveiled its longlist, as the chair of the judges warns choosing a shortlist “from these corkers is going to be a tough task”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dunmore and Egan longlisted for Walter Scott Prize

The late writer Helen Dunmore, US novelist Jennifer Egan and 29-year-old writer Natasha Pulley are all vying for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, with entries up 40% from last year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walter Scott prize winner announced

A novel set in imperial China wins the £25,000 Water Scott Prize for Historical Fiction at the Borders Book Festival. Continue reading at BBC News

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Walter Scott Prize longlist released for first time

Martin Amis, Sarah Waters and Jessie Burton have made the 15-strong longlist for the 2015 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. The longlist has been released for the first time following a 40% increase in entries this year.  Amis is longlisted for his dark love story set in a Nazi... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Costa-winning Peepal Tree longlisted for Republic of Consciousness Prize

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

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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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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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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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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

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Ireland’s Sally Rooney Leads Costa Prize Category Winners

The acclaimed young Irish author Sally Rooney is the winner of the 2018 Costa Book Prize in the novel category. The overall Costa Book of the Year is to be named January 29. The post Ireland’s Sally Rooney Leads Costa Prize Category Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Nobel Prize winner Barry Marshall pens time travel adventure

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Bluemoose's Myers wins £25k Walter Scott Prize

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Egan, Myers and Lynch in contention for Walter Scott Prize

Jennifer Egan, Benjamin Myers and Paul Lynch are among the authors shortlisted for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Desmond Elliott Prize longlists Spufford, de Waal and Buchanan

Titles by Francis Spufford, Kit de Waal and Rowan Hisayo Buchanan have been longlisted for the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for first-time novelists. 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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