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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Wolfson History Prize shortlist unveiled

Oxford University Press and Yale University Press have bagged two nominations each as the Wolfson History Prize 2019 shortlist is revealed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Collins wins the Penderyn Music Book Prize with 'joyous' memoir

Musician Shirley Collins’ memoir All in the Downs (Strange Attractor) has won the Penderyn Music Book Prize for 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Onjali Q. Raúf wins Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q. Raúf (Hachette Children’s Books) is the winner of this year’s overall £5,000 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, beating off competition from other category winners Tomi Adeyemi, Lauren Ace and Jenny Løvlie. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Upbeat' refugee tale wins children's book prize

The Boy at the Back of the Class is "a future classic", Waterstones Children's Book Prize judges say. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Young wins Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2019

John Young’s Farewell Tour of a Terminal Optimist (Kelpies Edge) is the winner of this year’s £3,000 Scottish Teenage Book Prize, an award run by Scottish Book Trust and supported by Creative Scotland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wolfson History Prize appoints Midas

The Wolfson Foundation has appointed Midas Public Relations to manage PR and social media for the 2019 Wolfson History Prize, with the communications agency planning a "strategic, multi-channel campaign" for the £40,000 award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Detainee wins major literary prize for book written through WhatsApp

Messaging apps aren't just useful for everyday communication -- in at least one case, they've enabled an influential book. Kurdish-Iranian author Behrouz Boochani has won Australia's top literary award, the Victorian Prize for Literature, with a boo... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Optical Illusions wins Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize

A book about optical illusions has beaten off competition from titles about space and dinosaurs to win this year’s £10,000 Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Charlie Hebdo attack survivor Philippe Lançon wins book prize

French journalist Philippe Lançon makes his first public appearance since the 2015 attack in Paris. Continue reading at BBC News

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Mozley wins Polari First Book Prize

Fiona Mozley has won the Polari First Book Prize 2018 for her Man Booker-shortlisted debut, Elmet (John Murray). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inger-Maria Mahlke Wins the 2018 German Book Prize

German author Inger-Maria Mahlke is the winner of the 2018 German Book Prize for her novel, Archipel, a family saga set in Tenerife, Spain. The post Inger-Maria Mahlke Wins the 2018 German Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The English Patient' was voted the best book to win Booker Prize in 50 years

Michael Ondaatje's novel "The English Patient" won the Golden Man Booker Prize, a special award established to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the prestigious British literary prize, on Sunday night. "The English Patient" beat out four other books to claim the award, which was voted on by the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish rapper Loki wins prestigious Orwell book prize

Under his real name, Darren McGarvey, the social commentator was praised for his book Poverty Safari. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins scoops FT prize-winning tech book at 'competitive auction'

The winner of last year’s Financial Times and McKinsey Bracken Bower Prize for young authors has made deals well over six figures across five countries for a book about technology innovation, with William Collins scooping the book in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont title wins Oscar's Book Prize

There’s A Pig Up My Nose by John Dougherty and Laura Hughes (Egmont) has won the Oscar’s Book Prize 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: ‘Teach This Poem’ Wins National Book Foundation’s Innovations Prize

A program that provides more than 27,000 educators with weekly poetry and teaching materials to support it has won the 2018 Innovations in Reading Prize from the National Book Foundation. The post Industry Notes: ‘Teach This Poem’ Wins National Book Foundation’s Innovations Prize appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Student Riko Sekiguchi wins Carmelite Picture Book Prize

Student Riko Sekiguchi has won the Carmelite Picture Book Prize with her illustrations for a picture book text by Peter Bently. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Last chance for UK authors to win European Book Prize before Brexit

This is the last year that British authors are likely to be eligible to enter the European Book Prize (Prix du Livre Européen), with the UK's exit from the European Union looming in March 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Compton's Kendrick Lamar makes history with Pulitzer Prize win

Their names are inked in history books and on the walls of hallowed concert halls as winners of American music’s most esteemed award, the Pulitzer Prize for music: Aaron Copland, George Crumb, John Luther Adams, Ornette Coleman, Caroline Shaw and dozens more. Add to that list the man nicknamed... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Allen Lane and YUP bag double Wolfson History Prize shortlistings

Allen Lane and Yale University Press (YUP) both have two books apiece on the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize 2018 shortlist, which recognises and celebrates books which combine excellence in historical research with readability for a general audience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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