Falconry book wins £20,000 prize

Author Helen Macdonald wins the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction for H is for Hawk, a memoir about how becoming a falconer helped her deal with grief. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2014-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Falconry book wins £20,000 prize

Author Helen Macdonald wins the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction for H is for Hawk, a memoir about how becoming a falconer helped her deal with grief. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2014-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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England: ‘A (Very) Short History’ Wins the £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize

The paleontologist and evolutionary biologist Henry Gee wins the 2022 Royal Society Science Book Prize sponsored by Insight Investment. The post England: ‘A (Very) Short History’ Wins the £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-29 20:32:49 UTC ]
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Sujit Sivasundaram Wins the £25,000 British Academy Book Prize

'The perspective of Indigenous peoples in the Indian and Pacific oceans' give 'Waves Across the South' distinction, say British Academy jurors. The post Sujit Sivasundaram Wins the £25,000 British Academy Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-27 11:40:47 UTC ]
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Iraq War book wins £25,000 writing prize

A former US Marine wins the biennial Warwick Prize for Writing for his book of short stories dealing with American experiences of the Iraq War. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tumour memoir wins £30,000 book prize

A memoir written by the wife of an art critic who died of a brain tumour wins a £30,000 prize for new books about medicine, health or illness. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rylance-backed book wins £5,000 prize

A debut novel whose supporters include actor Mark Rylance and Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith wins a £5,000 award given annually to "fearless" writing. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2014-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yves Bonnefoy Wins $150,000 Guadalajara Book Fair Prize

Following a controversial choice last year, FIL comes back with an august winner for it's $150k prize for literature: French poet, essayist and critic Yves Bonnefoy. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Little Door Books founder wins Scottish picture book prize

Alan Windram, the founder of independent publishing company Little Door Books, has won this year’s £3,000 Bookbug Picture Book Prize for a title he created with illustrator Chloe Holwill-Hunter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Lives Matter-inspired book wins children's book prize

Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give is this year's recipient of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book about politics and pop music wins Penderyn Music Book Prize

Daniel Rachel's book about politics and pop music "coming together for the first time in Britain's musical history" has won the 2017 Penderyn Music Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rob Biddulph wins Waterstones ​children’s book prize 2015 with debut book Blown Away

The tale of a misplaced penguin scoops the overall prize for new and emerging authors, with Sally Green taking the teen category and Robin Stevens winning the younger fiction awardSee Rob Biddulph’s step-by-step guide to How to draw… a windy dayAn adventure story about Penguin Blue and his... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Terézia Mora Wins German Book Prize

On the eve of the Frankfurt Book Fair, Her Das Ungeheuer was honored as the year's best German-language novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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V. V. Ganeshananthan Wins the $150,000 Carol Shields Prize

The 2024 Carol Shields Prize for Fiction goes to V. V. Ganeshananthan for her Penguin Random House release, Brotherless Night. The post V. V. Ganeshananthan Wins the $150,000 Carol Shields Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-05-22 17:15:43 UTC ]
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Paul Murray’s The Bee Sting wins inaugural Nero book of the year prize

Irish author’s ‘suspenseful and linguistically astonishing’ fourth novel praised for its ‘great wit and humanity’ by judge Bernardine EvaristoThe Irish author Paul Murray has won the inaugural £30,000 Nero Gold prize for The Bee Sting, a comic family saga set in rural Ireland.Murray was... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-03-14 19:30:28 UTC ]
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Here’s the winner of the £25,000 British Academy Book Prize.

Today in London, the British Academy announced the winner of the 11th British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding: Courting India: England, Mughal India and the Origins of Empire by Nandini Das. “Nandini Das has written the true origin story of Britain and India,” said Professor... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-31 19:20:23 UTC ]
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A new $25,000 book prize will recognize the best new literature about the arts.

Attention all writers who write about writing (or painting, or dancing, or music…): the Interlochen Center for the Arts and The Pattis Family Foundation have established a new annual award that seeks to recognize “outstanding works of fiction or nonfiction” that “inspire, illuminate, or... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-19 16:06:19 UTC ]
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Frankfurt: Tonio Schachinger Wins the German Book Prize

Tonio Schachinger's 'Echtzeitalter' from Holtzbrinck's Rowohlt Verlag has won the €25,000 German Book Prize. The post Frankfurt: Tonio Schachinger Wins the German Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-10-17 03:47:00 UTC ]
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20 Award-Winning Historical Fiction Books

From the Pulitzer and Booker to the Walter Scott Prize and more, these award-winning historical fiction books are the best in the genre! Continue reading at Book Riot

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