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'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 10:57:46 UTC ]
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Angie Thomas wins Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

US author Angie Thomas has been crowned the overall winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2018 for her debut YA novel, The Hate U Give (Walker Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daniel Beer wins $75k Cundill History Prize

British historian Daniel Beer has been named as the 2017 winner of the $75,000 (£56,820) International Cundill History Prize – the richest in non-fiction for a single work in English. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sebag Montefiore wins €20k Italian history prize

Simon Sebag Montefiore has been awarded the €20,000 Literary Prize Lupicaia del Terriccio 2017 for his book The Romanovs: 1613-1918 (Weidenfeld & Nicolson). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Koala Who Could wins Oscar's Book Prize

The Koala Who Could by Rachel Bright and Jim Field has been named the winner of Oscar’s Book Prize 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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JK Rowling 'overwhelmed' by book prize win

JK Rowling says she's 'thrilled' to pick up an outstanding contribution award to add to her collection of literary accolades. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Compelling' story about organ donation wins £30k Wellcome Book Prize

Maylis de Kerangal’s Mend The Living, which explores the emotional and physical complexities of organ donation, has been named as the £30,000 winner of the 2017 Wellcome Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yale and PRH dominate first Wolfson History Prize shortlist

The £40,000 Wolfson History Prize has issued a shortlist for the first time in its 45-year history, dominated by Yale University Press and Penguin Random House. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Millwood Hargrave's 'mesmerising' debut wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize

Poet and playwright Kiran Millwood Hargrave has been named the winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2017 for her debut novel The Girl of Ink and Stars (Chicken House). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cambridge School of Arts graduate wins picture book prize

Camille Whitcher, a 2016 graduate of the Cambridge School of Arts Illustration MA, has won the 2017 Children’s Picture Book Prize, organised by the Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival and Brighton-based indie publisher Salariya Book Company Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Writing North wins bid to run £40k David Cohen Prize

The UK’s answer to the Nobel Prize for Literature – the £40,000 David Cohen Prize  - is now being managed by New Writing North. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Maths book wins 2016 educational writers prize

A children’s book that combines maths and design activities has won this year’s Educational Writers Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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DK title wins children's science book prize

How Machines Work by David Macaulay (Dorling Kindersley) was today announced as the winner of the £10,000 Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize 2016, which champions the best science books for under-14s. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bodo Kirchhoff Wins the German Book Prize 2016

The jury has decided: Bodo Kirchhoff wins the 2016 German Book Prize for his novel 'Encounter' ('Widerfahrnis') about two travelers in Italy. The post Bodo Kirchhoff Wins the German Book Prize 2016 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Biography of explorer Humboldt wins Science Book Prize

Andrea Wulf has been named the 29th winner of the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize for her biography of Alexander von Humboldt, The Invention of Nature (John Murray), about an explorer, naturalist and foreign member of the Royal Society. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Crossan wins YA Book Prize 2016

Sarah Crossan’s free verse novel One (Bloomsbury Children’s Books) has won The Bookseller’s YA Book Prize 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book on corruption in Russia wins £10k Ondaatje Prize

A book about the “exposure of greed and corruption in modern Russia” by Peter Pomerantsev has won the £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Israeli-Palestinian conflict title wins Best Photography Book prize

Fazal Sheikh has won the Kraszna-Krausz Best Photography Book of the Year award for The Erasure Trilogy (Steidl). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wolfson History Prize pot raised to £60k

The Wolfson History Prize has appointed Sir David Cannadine, dodge professor of history at Princeton, as the chair of judges for this year’s award, and increased its prize money to a combined £60,000 (raised from £50,000 last year), split between two winners. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cambridge research fellow wins Pushkin House Russian book prize

Dominic Lieven, a senior research fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge, has won the fourth annual Pushkin House Russian book prize for his work Towards the Flame: Empire, War and the End of Tsarist Russia (Penguin). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China author wins children's book prize

Beijing-based author Cao Wenxuan becomes the first Chinese author to win the Hans Christian Andersen award for children's literature. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2016-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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