Margaret Atwood and Greta Thunberg battle it out for Waterstones Book of the Year

Margaret Atwood’s Booker-winning The Testaments (Vintage) is vying with offerings from Max Porter, Greta Thunberg and Candice Carty-Williams in a bumper shortlist for Waterstones Book of the Year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 15:29:31 UTC ]
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Thunberg and Mackesy triumph in Waterstones Book of the Year

Greta Thunberg has been named Author of the Year by Waterstones, while The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy (Ebury) was named 2019’s top book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-29 04:07:03 UTC ]
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg has two books coming out with Penguin Press next year.

Surprising no one, climate hero Greta Thunberg, whose forthright, outspoken approach to environmental activism, will publish two books in 2020 with Penguin Press, a memoir Our House is on Fire (written with her family), and a collection of her speeches, No One is Too Small to Make a Difference.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-20 15:00:41 UTC ]
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On the Occasion of Margaret Atwood Day, Here Are Some Photos of Her Over the Years

Well, today is the day you’ve all been waiting for: Margaret Atwood’s hotly hyped, closely guarded, imperfectly embargoed, Booker-shortlisted The Testaments is on the bookstore shelves. For the superfans among you, we’ve collected a selection of photographs of Atwood below, from childhood to the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-10 08:49:55 UTC ]
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Frances Lincoln commissions Greta Thunberg-inspired picture book

Frances Lincoln Children's Books has commissioned a fictionalised picture book from Zoë Tucker and illustrator Zoë Persico, inspired by young climate activist Great Thunberg. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-04 12:43:38 UTC ]
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PRH to match bookshop crowdfunder to give schoolchildren Greta Thunberg's book

A Big Green Bookshop crowdfunder to get copy of climate activist Greta Thunberg's book into schools across the UK has raised more than £11,000 in a month, with Penguin Random House matching copies raised and creating an accompanying classroom pack. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-27 01:46:04 UTC ]
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Bookshop crowdfunder raises £4,000 to give 1,000 schoolchildren Greta Thunberg's book

A Big Green Bookshop campaign has raised more than £3,000 to get a copy of climate activist Greta Thunberg's book into the hands of 1,000 schoolchildren. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 07:07:49 UTC ]
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Greta Thunberg's speeches to be rushed out as a book

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference is being published in June, with a family memoir due to come later in 2019The collected speeches of 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who began the worldwide school strike for the environment in 2018, will be released as a book next... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette and PRH battle it out for The British Book of the Year trade awards

Hachette and Penguin Random House are leading The British Book Awards’ trade shortlists with 11 nominations each, with Hachette managing hat-tricks in both the Imprint and Publisher of the Year categories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year 2018: English author Maine scoops prize

Waterstones has named The House Between Tides by Sarah Maine as its Scottish Book of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sally Rooney's second novel named Waterstones' Book of the Year 2018

Sally Rooney's "astounding" love story Normal People (Faber & Faber) has been named Waterstones' Book of the Year 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones: Normal People by Sally Rooney named book of the year

Normal People, the Irish author's second novel, is named the year's best book by the UK chain. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rooney, Alderton and Eliot shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2018

Books from writers including Man Booker-longlisted author Sally Rooney, former Sunday Times dating columnist Dolly Alderton and Penguin editor Henry Eliot have made the shortlist for the Waterstones Book of the Year 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnson and Millwood Hargrave battle it out for Blackwell's Book of the Year

Daisy Johnson’s Man Booker Prize-shortlisted Everything Under (Jonathan Cape) is up for Blackwell’s Book of the Year along with The Way Past Winter by Kiran Millwood Hargrave (Chicken House). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: Margaret Atwood

The septuagenarian Canadian author has, this year, become a cultural icon, as well as Canada’s best-known author—and 'The Handmaid's Tale' has become a backlist sensation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Philip Pullman's La Belle Sauvage tops Waterstones Book of the Year list

Philip Pullman's return to the world of His Dark Materials is a hit with bookshop staff. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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La Belle Sauvage crowned Waterstones Book of the Year

Philip Pullman’s first instalment of the Book of Dust has been crowned the Waterstones Book of the Year for 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Murray and Ali battle it out for Sport Book of the Year

Judy Murray's memoir will battle it out with a biography on Muhammad Ali and “Four mums in a Boat” for the £29,000 Willimn Hill Sport Book of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Book Trade’s Peace Prize Goes to Canada’s Margaret Atwood

During Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany's publishers and booksellers will honor Margaret Atwood as 'one of the most important storytellers of our era.' The post German Book Trade’s Peace Prize Goes to Canada’s Margaret Atwood appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry and Beatrix Potter face off on eclectic Waterstones book of the year shortlist

Sarah Perry’s The Essex Serpent is the only novel on the six-book shortlist, up against JK Rowling’s play script for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and a long-lost Beatrix Potter storySarah Perry’s novel The Essex Serpent might have missed out on the big literary prizes this year, but her... Continue reading at The Guardian

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