Hazareesingh wins £40k Wolfson History Prize for 'remarkable' Haitian revolutionary book

Sudhir Hazareesingh has won the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize for Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture, with the award clinched for a second year in a row by an Allen Lane title.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Allen Lane bags two on £40k Wolfson History Prize shortlist

Allen Lane has two titles shortlisted for the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize, which celebrates excellence in research and historical writing combined with readability for a wider audience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Scholar of World War II Homefront Wins American History Book Prize

The New-York Historical Society award goes to a study of fractures in American society a year after Pearl Harbor, which resonates amid the pandemic today. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Rick Atkinson Wins American History Book Prize

The award from the New-York Historical Society honors the first installment of his planned trilogy about the American Revolution, which emphasizes the conflict’s costs and uncertainties. Continue reading at The New York Times

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'Ambitious' account of English Reformation wins Wolfson History Prize

Professor Peter Marshall of Warwick University has won the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize 2018 for Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation (Yale University Press)—a book seven years in the making, based on more than two decades of research. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wachsmann and Fox win £30k Wolfson History Prize

A college professor and a university fellow have won the Wolfson History Prize, awarded £30,000 each. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Allen Lane wins double for Wolfson History Prize

Two Allen Lane books have won this year’s annual Wolfson History Prize. National Service: Conscription in Britain, 1945-1963 by Richard Vinen and Ring of Steel: Germany and Austria-Hungary at War, 1914-1918 by Alexander Watson were announced as the winners of the prize at a reception at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Brigden and Duggan win Wolfson History Prizes

Book from Random House and Faber have won the £25,000 Wolfson History Prizes. Susan... 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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Zimbabwe’s Tsitsi Dangarembga Wins German Book Trade Peace Prize

The Zimbabwean writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga is to receive the 2021 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for her work that examines 'global questions of justice.' The post Zimbabwe’s Tsitsi Dangarembga Wins German Book Trade Peace Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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2021 Pulitzer Prize winners include books reckoning with Black history and representation

Among winners of the 2021 Pulitzer Prizes are novelist Louise Erdrich, Malcolm X biographer Tamara Payne and the post-Reconstruction history "Wilmington's Lie." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Fraser and Hindley win £10k Oscar's Book Prize

The Littlest Yak by debut author Lu Fraser and illustrator Kate Hindley (Simon & Schuster Children’s Books) has won the £10,000 Oscar’s Book Prize 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Patel wins #Merky Books New Writers' Prize

#Merky Books has crowned Jyoti Patel the winner of its New Writers’ Prize 2021, a competition aiming to discover unpublished, underrepresented writers aged 16 to 30 from the UK and Ireland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Camilla Townsend wins $75k Cundill History Prize

Camilla Townsend has won the 2020 Cundill History Prize for her work on Aztec history, Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs (Oxford University Press). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pang wins Royal Society Science Book Prize with 'instruction manual for humans'

Dr Camilla Pang has won the £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize for her debut Explaining Humans (Viking), written as an instruction manual for a world she had difficulty understanding due to her Autism Spectrum Disorder. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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