Debuts dominate £10k Portico Prize shortlist

The shortlist for the Portico Prize for Literature has been revealed, featuring four debuts as well as titles from Andrew Hagan and Jenn Ashworth. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Two Atlantic titles make Independent shortlist

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 14:00 Two titles from Atlantic feature on the "compelling" 2011 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize shortlist, revealed today (11th April) at London Book Fair. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New awards on Sports Book shortlists

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 11:35 New awards for Best Racing Book and Best Sports Book Retailer will be up for grabs at this year's British Sports Book Awards 2011. W H Smith, Amazon, Waterstone's and Foyles are all in the mix to win the best sports retailer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber scoops second title from Trask prize-winner

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 08/04/2011 - 10:47 Faber has acquired the latest novel from British author Peter Hobbs, whose début scooped a Betty Trask Prize. Editorial director Lee Brackstone bought world English language rights to In The Orchard, The Swallows through... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Pan Mac on Melissa Nathan shortlist

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Mon, 04/04/2011 - 08:50 Titles by Jane Fallon, Katie Fforde and Lucy Diamond have been shortlisted for the Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance 2011. Fallon was shortlisted for Foursome (Penguin), Fforde for A Perfect Proposal (Random House) and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Levy, Mitchell on Walter Scott shortlist

Publication Date: Fri, 01/04/2011 - 11:14 Six titles spanning imperial Japan to 19th-century Jamaica have been shortlisted for the second Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction, worth £25,000. Andrea Levy's The Long Song (Headline Review) and Tom McCarthy's C (Jonathan Cape) both shortlisted... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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"Forensic and furious" books up for Orwell Prize

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 31/03/2011 - 09:00 Titles on feminism, New Labour and the life and times of Christopher Hitchens have been longlisted for the 2011 Orwell Prize for political writing. The announcement was made at an event on Wednesday [30th March]. Eighteen titles... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Virago acquired debut from Frances Greenslade

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 29/03/2011 - 21:39 Virago has acquired a debut novel by Canadian author Frances Greenslade, pre-empting the title within 24 hours. Publisher Lennie Goodings acquired UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) through Bill Hamilton at A M... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Virago acquires debut from Frances Greenslade

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 29/03/2011 - 21:39 Virago has acquired a debut novel by Canadian author Frances Greenslade, pre-empting the title within 24 hours. Publisher Lennie Goodings acquired UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) through Bill Hamilton at A M... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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App debate dominates Bologna Tools of Change

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 28/03/2011 - 09:40 The financial risks of app creation and the dilemmas of handling digital co-editions were the hot topics at the Bologna Book Fair's first Tools of Change conference. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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RHCB acquires Simon Mayo debut

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 25/03/2011 - 11:55 Random House Children's Books has acquired a debut children's novel by BBC Radio 2 presenter Simon Mayo. Editorial director Kelly Hurst acquired world all language rights in the two-book deal through Sam Copeland at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dictator dentistry wins odd title prize

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Fri, 25/03/2011 - 00:05 A book advising dentists to manage their practices according to the leadership techniques of a legendary Mongolian warlord has been voted the winner of the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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"Bold" Bloomsbury book wins Hessell-Tiltman history prize

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 24/03/2011 - 08:34 Bloomsbury's The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt: the History of a Civilisation from 3,000 BC to Cleopatra has won this year's £3,000 Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History. Written by Toby Wilkinson, the book was commended by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Forbes wins £50k Warwick Prize for Writing

Publication Date: Wed, 23/03/2011 - 07:50 Writer, journalist and editor Peter Forbes' exploration of mimicry and camouflage in nature, art and warfare has been awarded the £50,000 Warwick Prize for Writing. His Dazzled and Deceived (Yale University Press) was described by chair of judges... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Transworld signs three from debut author Lamb

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 22/03/2011 - 08:30 Transworld has acquired three novels by debut author Victoria Lamb, all set in the time of Elizabeth I's reign. Publishing director Selina Walker bought world rights in the trilogy from agent Luigi Bonomi, and will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Julian Barnes awarded David Cohen Prize

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Bi Feiyu wins Man Asian Literary Prize

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Mulholland Books acquires debut by "Saw" writers

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 16/03/2011 - 09:04 Hodder thriller imprint Mulholland Books has acquired a fiction debut by "Saw" writers Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan, and author, screenwriter and illustrator Stephen Romano. Editor Ruth Tross bought British... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ness shortlisted for Arthur C Clarke

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Sceptre spends six figures on debut author

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Double nominations for four on IPG shortlists

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 01/03/2011 - 08:50 Berg, Faber, Grow Story Grow and Search Press lead the nominations at this year's Independent Publishers Guild awards with two each. Twenty-two publishers have been nominated across eight awards. The winners will be revealed on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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