Olusoga scoops PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize

David Olusoga has won the PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize 2017 for Black and British: A Forgotten History (Macmillan). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize 2017 shortlist celebrating the best non-fiction on any historical subject has been announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Stargardt wins the PEN Hessell Tiltman Prize 2016

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Childs wins PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize

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Uglow and Bostridge on PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize shortlist

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"Bold" Bloomsbury book wins Hessell-Tiltman history prize

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Carby's 'exceptional' history of British Empire scoops £25,000 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize

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Booker International Prize scooped by Dutch sensation Marieke Lucas Rijneveld

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Light's Radical Romance wins PEN Ackerley Prize

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'Living legend' Linton Kwesi Johnson wins PEN Pinter Prize 2020

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Emily Gravett's squirrel tale scoops the inaugural BookTrust Storytime Prize

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Nina Mingya Powles scoops inaugural Nan Shepherd Prize

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Oneworld scoops novel from Women's Prize-winner Jones

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Daley-Ward wins PEN Ackerley Prize

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