Ness wins CILIP Carnegie, attacks govt over libraries

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Thu, 23/06/2011 - 11:32 Walker Books author Patrick Ness has won this year's CILIP Carnegie Medal for his novel Monsters of Men (Walker Books), using the ceremony today to attack the government's library cuts and to accuse education secretary Michael Gove of political opportunism. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ness wins CILIP Carnegie, attacks govt over libraries

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Thu, 23/06/2011 - 11:32 Walker Books author Patrick Ness has won this year's CILIP Carnegie Medal for his novel Monsters of Men (Walker Books), using the ceremony today to attack the government's library cuts and to accuse education secretary Michael... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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