Hilsum and Laing awarded £10,000 James Tait Black Prizes

A biography of war correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey Hilsum and Olivia Laing’s novel Crudo have won this year’s James Tait Black Prizes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 07:50:33 UTC ]
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