David Fickling Books signs Nobel Prize winner Sir Paul Nurse

David Fickling Books has snapped up Nobel Prize winner Sir Paul Nurse’s new book, What Is Life?  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 11:15:36 UTC ]

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Festival of Books: Live coverage of the L.A. Times' annual #bookfest and Book Prize winners

Heaven for book nerds! The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is underway at the USC campus this weekend, where more than 500 authors are reading, discussing, signing, and living and breathing books. The lineup includes former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, "Top... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 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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Coronavirus is topic one among newly announced L.A. Times Book Prize winners

The 14 Times book prize winners, including Steph Cha, Namwali Serpell, Marlon James and George Packer, were honored in a virtual ceremony on Twitter. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-17 15:53:24 UTC ]
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How language can destroy or rebuild, per Times Book Prize fiction winner Ben Lerner

The author of "The Topeka School," winner of the 2019 Times Book Prize for fiction, speaks on poetry, debate, citizenship and crisis homeschooling. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-17 15:30:20 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, one of the Arab world’s major literary prizes.

The Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, among the most esteemed and lucrative literary prizes in the Arab world, recognized winners across seven categories today. This year marks the 14th edition of the awards, each of which comes with a cash prize of $204,000. These awards acknowledge literary and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-08 15:14:35 UTC ]
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Sir David Jason signs Century deal for new autobiography

Century has snapped up a third volume of autobiography by Sir David Jason, called A Del of a Life: Lessons I’ve Learned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 20:49:31 UTC ]
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How does the Nobel Prize affect book sales? (And what if there’s controversy?)

In the publishing world, it seems like winning the Nobel Prize just isn’t what it used to be. A Deutsche Welle interview with Lucien Leitess, director of the Swiss publishing house Unionsverlag, explored the business of predicting a Nobel laureate’s commercial success. The controversy... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-11 19:54:24 UTC ]
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Olga Tokarczuk - Nobel Prize Winner

To those familiar with Olga Tokarczuk’s work, it was not so much a matter of whether she would win the Nobel Prize, but when. For many years she has been Poland’s leading contemporary novelist, and her nine novels and three short-story collections have been translated worldwide. The... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2019-12-10 10:18:09 UTC ]
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Liz Cross joins David Fickling Books as publishing director

Indie David Fickling Books has appointed Liz Cross as publishing director following her departure from Oxford University Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 15:06:29 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Nobel Winner Olga Tokarczuk Speaks of Unity

On the heels of her Nobel win, and an important election in her native Poland, Tokarczuk spoke at the 2019 Frankfurt Book Fair opening press conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Klaus Flugge Prize winner returns with 'powerful' new picture book

Klaus Flugge Prize winner Kate Milner's new picture book has been snapped up by indie Barrington Stoke.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 07:38:33 UTC ]
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Times Book Prize winners cover addiction, the border, diversity and more

Some of the most provocative topics in American political discourse — from the opioid crisis to racial identity to the country’s southern border — were at the heart of the books celebrated Friday night during the 39th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. Held inside USC’s Bovard Auditorium, the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book prize names two winners as it criticises 'false hierarchy' of awards

Republic of Consciousness prize honours Will Eaves and Alex Pheby, but says awards make us wrongly consider a sole winner ‘the best’A novel about James Joyce’s troubled daughter, Lucia, and a reimagining of the chemical castration of Alan Turing have been named the joint winners of the Republic... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Designer Paul Smith signs with Pavilion for first children’s book

Fashion designer Paul Smith is teaming up with illustrator Sam Usher to publish his first children’s book with Pavilion Children’s Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Phoenix chief rises to take the reins at David Fickling Books

Tom Fickling is to lead his father’s publisher as its new managing director, in addition to his work at the helm of sister company The Phoenix, after he succeeded Simon Mason in the role. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-18 00:00:00 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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HCG signs Little Rebels Award winner Zanib Mian in three-book deal

Zanib Mian, who won the Little Rebels Award in 2018 with her book The Muslims, has signed a three-book deal with Hachette Children’s Group (HCG). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orwell Prize-winner McGarvey strikes two-book deal with Ebury

Glaswegian rapper, commentator and 2018 Orwell Prize-winning author Darren McGarvey has signed a two-book deal with Ebury Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobel Prize winner Barry Marshall pens time travel adventure

Oneworld imprint Rock the Boat has acquired the UK rights to How to Win a Nobel Prize, a middle grade adventure for young scientists, by Nobel Prize winner Barry Marshall. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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