David Walliams and Greg James make Lollies shortlist

David Walliams and Greg James are among the children's authors recognised by the Laugh Out Loud Awards, as judge Michael Rosen hails the 12-strong shortlist that will make you "giggle and laugh over and over again".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-18 23:10:20 UTC ]
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Akala and Eaves make James Tait Black Prizes shortlist

Hip-hop artist Akala and Will Eaves are among the authors on the shortlist for the centenary awards of the James Tait Black Prizes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Three bookshops make Britain's Best Small Shop 2020 shortlist

Indie stores Mr B's, Books At The Dragon's Garden and Griffin Books (pictured) are in the running to be crowned Britain's Best Small Shop 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 09:29:05 UTC ]
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#Merky Books makes Diversity in Advertising Award shortlist

PRH imprint #Merky Books is in the running to win £1m of Channel 4 airtime after making the six-strong shortlist for the broadcaster's Diversity in Advertising Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-14 20:10:57 UTC ]
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Guo and Pierre make Goldsmiths Prize shortlist

Xiaolu Guo and D B C Pierre are among the writers shortlisted for this year's £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize, recognising the best in experimental fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-14 15:31:39 UTC ]
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David Walliams: Classist Fatshaming or Deflating the Pompous?

A reader explores the ethical lines sometimes crossed in humor in light of recent criticism of children's book author David Walliams. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-29 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Braithwaite, Mukherjee and Herron make Theakston shortlist

Oyinkan Braithwaite, Abir Mukherjee and Mick Herron are among the writers shortlisted for this year's Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-08 14:43:18 UTC ]
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Griffin and Nott make RSL Christopher Bland Prize shortlist

Anne Griffin and David Nott have made the shortlist for this year's £10,000 RSL Christopher Bland Prize, which goes to a debut author aged 50 or over. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 14:09:31 UTC ]
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Tyson Fury and Ben Stokes make Autobiography of the Year shortlist

England cricket hero Ben Stokes and boxer Tyson Fury are among the sports stars shortlisted for the Autobiography of the Year prize in the Telegraph Sports Book Awards 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 04:25:10 UTC ]
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Pushkin makes first appearance on Branford Boase Award shortlist

This year's Branford Boase Award shortlist has been announced, featuring a first-ever entry from Pushkin Press and multiple titles from Puffin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 14:39:54 UTC ]
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Evaristo and Mantel make 2020's Women's Prize shortlist

Bernardine Evaristo's Booker-winning novel, Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) and Hilary Mantel's final novel in the Thomas Cromwell trilogy, The Mirror & The Light (Fourth Estate), have been shortlisted for 2020's £30,000 Women's Prize for Fiction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 03:11:14 UTC ]
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Greg James and Chris Smith team up with National Literacy Trust to launch new series

The National Literacy Trust's new Author of the Week series will kick off with Greg James and Chris Smith, authors of the Kid Normal series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 21:56:16 UTC ]
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Macfarlane, Shafak and Robinson make Ondaatje Prize shortlist

Robert Macfarlane, Elif Shafak and Roger Robinson are among the writers shortlisted for this year's £10,000 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 11:07:07 UTC ]
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Rowling, Smith and Oliver make British Book Awards '30 from 30' shortlist

JK Rowling, Zadie Smith and Jamie Oliver have made the shortlist for the British Book Awards "30 from 30" trophy that will crown one book the “best” of the past three decades. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 13:31:41 UTC ]
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Pinch of Nom sequel knocks David Walliams from number one spot

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson’s Pinch of Nom: Everyday Light (Bluebird) has thundered into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 129,985 copies in its first three days on sale, for £1.3m. Its predecessor Pinch of Nom became the fastest-selling non-fiction title since records began... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 20:21:43 UTC ]
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Elton John opens up about memoir during sold-out talk with David Walliams

Elton John was greeted by a standing ovation last night as the legendary singer took to the stage to discuss his life in the spotlight. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 16:03:01 UTC ]
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Hockney and Gayford make Educational Writers' Award 2019 shortlist

The Educational Writers' Award 2019 shortlist has been revealed, with titles from David Hockney, Martin Gayford and Alastair Humphreys in the running.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-17 19:17:20 UTC ]
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Ellman and Barr make Saltire Literary Awards shortlist as new prizes introduced

Booker nominated Lucy Ellman and journalist Damian Barr have made the shortlist for the 2019 Saltire Literary Awards, which this year will feature two brand new prizes.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-25 15:48:05 UTC ]
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Elton John 'in conversation' event with David Walliams in November

Elton John will be appearing in conversation with David Walliams at an exclusive event in celebration of the singer songwriter’s newly released autobiography, Pan Macmillan has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 02:22:32 UTC ]
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Ellmann, Haddon and Levy make Goldsmiths Prize shortlist

Lucy Ellmann, Mark Haddon and Deborah Levy are among the authors on a shortlist dominated by indie presses for this year’s Goldsmiths Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 14:28:53 UTC ]
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