Lloyd-Jones wins Found in Translation Award

Polish translator Antonia Lloyd-Jones has been announced as the winner of the 2012 Found in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Monique Roffey Wins the UK’s Costa 2020 Book of the Year Award

Roffey's book, based on a Taino legend, is set in 1976 on the Caribbean island of Black Conch. Tessa Sheridan has won the Short Story Award. The post Monique Roffey Wins the UK’s Costa 2020 Book of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-26 21:18:00 UTC ]
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Award-winning novelist David Wheldon dies, aged 70

Tributes have been paid to award-winning novelist, poet and pathologist David Wheldon following his unexpected death at the age of 70. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 07:06:47 UTC ]
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Barry Lopez, award-winning writer who ventured into the Arctic, dies at 75

The National Book Award recipient plumbed the natural world for its wisdom, exploring the Arctic tundra, the Antarctic waters and the spaces in between. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-30 17:34:15 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Translation Funding For All Shortlisted Works in 2021

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces six new translations from Arabic and offers translation grants for all its shortlisted titles. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Translation Funding For All Shortlisted Works in 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-17 17:14:34 UTC ]
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Found in translation

Many have highlighted the potential benefits of reading translated literature, and with novels like Olga Tokarczuk’s Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead winning the Nobel Prize in Literature, it seems that translated works are performing better than ever. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-08 00:35:04 UTC ]
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Sarah Frier Wins the 2020 Business Book of the Year Award

Sarah Frier's 'No Filter' takes the £30,000 Business Book of the Year honor, in a strong shortlist from the FT and McKinsey & Company. The post Sarah Frier Wins the 2020 Business Book of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-01 20:59:13 UTC ]
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PRH and HC win at Audio Production Awards

Penguin Random House and HarperCollins have both scooped prizes at this year's Audio Production Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-27 08:52:59 UTC ]
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Haratischvili's epic family tale wins Women in Translation Prize

The Warwick Prize for Women in Translation has been won by The Eighth Life (for Brilka) by Nino Haratischvili, translated from German by Charlotte Collins and Ruth Martin (Scribe). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-27 04:31:57 UTC ]
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Oloixarac and Umoren win Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Novelist Pola Oloixarac and historian Imaobong Umoren (pictured) have been named as the 2021 winners of the Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 17:20:13 UTC ]
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Styles wins Little, Brown UEA Crime Fiction Award

Emma Styles has won the Little, Brown UEA Crime Fiction Award 2020 for her novel, No Country for Girls. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 14:41:36 UTC ]
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Norton, Ryan and McAnulty win at An Post Irish Book Awards

Graham Norton, Dara McAnulty and Donal Ryan were among the winning authors at the virtual An Post Irish Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-25 22:26:23 UTC ]
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Pan Macmillan, Nosy Crow and Mr B's win FutureBook Awards

Publishers Nosy Crow and Pan Macmillan have been named winners of the FutureBooks Awards: Best of Lockdown, after the week-long virtual conference which culminated in the awards ceremony. The pair won alongside Bath-based bookshop Mr B’s Emporium, the Cheltenham Literature Festival, and academic... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-20 02:37:06 UTC ]
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Yu, Payne, Callender, Mosley win at 71st National Book Awards

During the first 30 years of the National Book Awards in the US, only three writers of colour won prizes; last night, at the (virtual) 71st instalment, almost every person who took home a book award was Black or Asian. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 00:06:52 UTC ]
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O'Farrell, McAnulty, Turton win at Books Are My Bag awards

Maggie O’Farrell’s Hamnet (Tinder Press) has been named the public’s favourite book of the year in the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 00:55:24 UTC ]
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"At Home with Four Indies" wins FutureBook Team of the Year award

The four booksellers behind the "At Home with Four Indies" initiative have been named as FutureBook’s Team of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-06 01:36:17 UTC ]
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Anna Burns wins the International Dublin Literary Award for Milkman.

Today, Graywolf Press announced that Anna Burns’ Milkman has been selected as the winner of the International Dublin Literary Award. The Award, now celebrating its 25th year, is the world’s largest annual prize for a single work of fiction published in English. The prize comes with a whopping... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-22 15:20:06 UTC ]
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Porter and Shearring win Little Rebels Award

Author Jane Porter and illustrator Maisie Paradise Shearring have won the £2,000 Little Rebels Award for their children's book, The Boy who Loved Everyone (Walker Books).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 11:29:11 UTC ]
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Anna Burns wins €100k International Dublin Literary Award

Anna Burns has become the first author from Northern Ireland to win the 2020 International Dublin Literary Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 09:28:46 UTC ]
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Store at Center of George Floyd Protests Wins MIBA Award

The Midwest Independent Booksellers Association named Moon Palace owners Jamie and Angela Schwesnedl booksellers of the year, lauding the couple for their response to the civil unrest in Minneapolis this past spring. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Anna McNuff wins £20K Kindle Storyteller Award

Anna McNuff has won this year's Kindle Storyteller Award for her account of a 5,500-mile cycling odyssey through South America. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-20 06:44:21 UTC ]
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