Hisham Matar wins Best First Biography Prize

Libyan writer Hisham Matar has won the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize, awarded at the Biographers' Club prize dinner yesterday evening (15th November) at the Savile Club in London. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Hisham Matar wins first Rathbones Folio Prize

Hisham Matar has won the first £20,000 Rathbones Folio Prize for his "profound and powerful" memoir The Return (Viking). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Brown's 'joyous' Beatles biography wins Baillie Gifford Prize

Craig Brown has won the £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction with his “joyous” One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time (Fourth Estate), which judges said “reinvented the art of biography”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vivien Leigh biography wins Theatre Book Prize 2020

Dark Star: A Biography of Vivien Leigh by Alan Strachan (I B Tauris) has been awarded the Society for Theatre Research Theatre Book Prize 2020.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hisham Matar follows his Pulitzer-winning ‘The Return’ with a meditation on art amid mourning

The reflections on art in “A Month in Siena” are beautiful and full of insight, but the book is about so much more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The Cut Out Girl wins Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize

Bart van Es has won this year’s £2,500 Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize for The Cut Out Girl. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Tremlett wins £5k historical biography prize

Journalist and historian Giles Tremlett has won the 2018 Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography for his work Isabella of Castile: Europe’s First Great Queen (Bloomsbury). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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MacIntyre biography wins Grand Prize at Banff

Sheffield publisher Vertebrate Publishing has won the $4,000 Grand Prize at the 2014 Banff Mountain Book Festival in Canada with John Porter’s biography of British climber Alex MacIntyre, One Day As A Tiger. Mountaineer and writer accepted the award at a ceremony held yesterday (6th November)... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pulitzer Prize-winning biography 'Lindbergh' will be the subject of a new miniseries

The miniseries, based on the book by A. Scott Berg, will be written by Oscar-winning 'Milk' screenwriter Dustin Lance Black. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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D'Annunzio biography wins Samuel Johnson Prize

Lucy Hughes-Hallett's biography of Italian artist Gabriele D'Annunzio, The Pike (4th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize

The agency, formed by three publishing houses, this year has captured both the 'adult' Finlandia Prize and the junior prize in children's literature. The post Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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British writers can’t win the big US prizes, so why can Americans win the Booker? | Tibor Fischer

Opening the prize to global competition has been good for its profile, good for US writers - and a problem for novelists here and from the CommonwealthTonight the five judges of the Man Booker prize will announce this year’s winner. It was also the votes of five judges that chose the winners at... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Carrère wins first French "prize of prizes"

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Washington Post Wins Pulitzer Prize In Public Service Journalism For Jan. 6 Coverage

The Post’s extensive reporting found numerous failures in political systems and security before, during and after the Jan. 6, 2021, riot. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Dawnie Walton Wins the 2022 Aspen Words Literary Prize

The fifth iteration of the US$35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize goes to journalist Dawnie Walton for 'The Final Revival of Opal and Nev.' The post Dawnie Walton Wins the 2022 Aspen Words Literary Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Brandon Taylor's 'Filthy Animals' Wins 2022 Story Prize

Taylor's second book, published by Riverhead, won the $20,000 prize honoring an outstanding story collection published in 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hannah Gold’s The Last Bear wins Waterstones children’s book prize

‘Triumphant debut’ with environmental theme, illustrated by Levi Pinfold, is awarded £5,000 prize by the chain’s booksellersA timely adventure story that tackles environmental themes has been named winner of this year’s Waterstones children’s book prize.The Last Bear by Hannah Gold, illustrated... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Colm Tóibín Wins the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize for ‘The Magician’

The Irish author of 'Nora Webster' and 'The Master,' Colm Tóibín, wins the 2022 Rathbones Folio Prize. The post Colm Tóibín Wins the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize for ‘The Magician’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Scholar of the Early Republic Wins American History Book Prize

The New-York Historical Society award goes to Alan Taylor, whose “American Republics” emphasizes the fragility of the American experiment from the beginning. Continue reading at The New York Times

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