Orwell Prize for Baha Mousa book

The Orwell Book Prize for political writing is won by AT Williams for his book on Baha Mousa, while Marie Colvin is honoured with a posthumous award. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baha Mousa book wins George Orwell Prize



The Orwell Book Prize has been awarded to A Very British Killing: The 
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 of Baha Mousa by A... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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MP Siddiq to chair Orwell Book Prize judging panel

MP Tulip Siddiq will chair the judges’ panel for The Orwell Prize for Political Writing, which from this year is only open to non-fiction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orwell Prize-winner McGarvey strikes two-book deal with Ebury

Glaswegian rapper, commentator and 2018 Orwell Prize-winning author Darren McGarvey has signed a two-book deal with Ebury Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Scottish rapper Loki wins prestigious Orwell book prize

Under his real name, Darren McGarvey, the social commentator was praised for his book Poverty Safari. Continue reading at BBC News

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Orwell Prize for Books longlists Alderman and Matar

PRH authors Naomi Alderman and Hisham Matar have been longlisted for this year's Orwell Prize for Books, a £3,000 prize celebrating "the most compelling" political writing of 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meek's privatisation book wins Orwell Prize

James Meek's Private Island (Verso Books) has won the Orwell Prize for books, which celebrates political writing. Meek was announced as the winner of the annual prize at a ceremony at the University of Westminster yesterday (21st May). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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"Forensic and furious" books up for Orwell Prize

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 31/03/2011 - 09:00 Titles on feminism, New Labour and the life and times of Christopher Hitchens have been longlisted for the 2011 Orwell Prize for political writing. The announcement was made at an event on Wednesday [30th March]. Eighteen titles... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Prizes and Festival of Books kick off this week. Here's how to watch

The 26th Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is going virtual again this year. The event kicks off April 17 at 10 a.m. Here's how to watch. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Little Door Books founder wins Scottish picture book prize

Alan Windram, the founder of independent publishing company Little Door Books, has won this year’s £3,000 Bookbug Picture Book Prize for a title he created with illustrator Chloe Holwill-Hunter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Benedict Wells, plus Man Booker International prize and London book fair news – books podcast

On this week’s show, Claire and Sian return from wandering around the London book fair to chat about the big books snapped up at this year’s event. What will we be reading in 2019 and 2020? The shortlist for the 2018 Man Booker International prize for translated fiction was also announced, and... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Black Lives Matter-inspired book wins children's book prize

Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give is this year's recipient of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book about politics and pop music wins Penderyn Music Book Prize

Daniel Rachel's book about politics and pop music "coming together for the first time in Britain's musical history" has won the 2017 Penderyn Music Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wellcome Book Prize Shortlist Announced at London Book Fair

In its unusual criteria of stories that "engage with some aspect of medicine, health, or illness," the Wellcome Prize is for fiction and nonfiction The post Wellcome Book Prize Shortlist Announced at London Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Festival of Books: Live coverage of the L.A. Times' annual #bookfest and Book Prize winners

Heaven for book nerds! The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is underway at the USC campus this weekend, where more than 500 authors are reading, discussing, signing, and living and breathing books. The lineup includes former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, "Top... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Rob Biddulph wins Waterstones ​children’s book prize 2015 with debut book Blown Away

The tale of a misplaced penguin scoops the overall prize for new and emerging authors, with Sally Green taking the teen category and Robin Stevens winning the younger fiction awardSee Rob Biddulph’s step-by-step guide to How to draw… a windy dayAn adventure story about Penguin Blue and his... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Penguin book picks up book prize

A book about a penguin who flies to the tropics with the aid of a kite is named the winner of the 2015 Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Continue reading at BBC News

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Terézia Mora Wins German Book Prize

On the eve of the Frankfurt Book Fair, Her Das Ungeheuer was honored as the year's best German-language novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Six books compete for the prize of Oddest Book Title of the Year

The Bookseller magazine will be giving out the award for the thirty-fifth year in a row, with competitors including 'Goblinproofing One's Chicken Coop' and 'How To Sharpen Pencils.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Orwell was more than a social critic. Rebecca Solnit’s new book finds him in the garden.

Solnit’s ‘Orwell’s Roses’ is the story of a life that doesn’t read like a typical biography. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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