Parliamentary Book Awards 2018 winners revealed: Jowell wins best memoir

Tessa Jowell and Frances D’Souza have won Best Memoir at the Parliamentary Book Awards 2018. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]

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2019 National Book Award Winners Announced

The 2019 National Book Award winners were announced in New York City tonight. The big prize for Fiction went to Trust Exercise by Susan Choi (Bonus: Read our 2019 interview with Choi).  In his opening remarks for the 70th annual ceremony, host Levar Burton spoke about the power of books... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-11-21 03:04:39 UTC ]
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Here Are the National Book Award Winners!

The 2019 National Book Awards—aka the Oscars for books—have officially been awarded! This year’s winners are as follows: Young People’s Literature: Martin W. Sandler for 1919, The Year That Changed America. * Poetry: Arthur Sze for Sight Lines. * Translation: Laszlo Krasznahorkai and Ottile... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-21 02:41:21 UTC ]
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Remembering National Book Award Winners of the Past

On the day the 2019 honorees are to be unveiled, we recall recipients who have died in recent years. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-20 23:04:27 UTC ]
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Sandler, Krasznahorkai, Sze, Broom, Choi, Win 2019 National Book Awards

At the 70th National Book Awards, held again this year at Cipriani Wall Street in lower Manhattan on Wednesday night, LeVar Burton presided over a smoothly run evening attended by a typically ebullient and dapper publishing industry crowd. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Who Will Win the National Book Award for Fiction, According to My Dad

These are some important things to know about my dad: every Halloween he dresses up in a different inflatable costume to hand out candy, he’s seen Bigfoot, he watches John Wick about once a month, he wanted to name me Elvis, and when I was younger he read all my favorite books along with me.... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Blue Peter Book Awards reveals shortlists for 2020

The shortlists for the Blue Peter Book Awards have been revealed, including Owen and the Soldier by Lisa Thompson, the first dyslexia-friendly title to be shortlisted by the prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 15:19:57 UTC ]
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Parliamentary Book Awards 2019 pushed back to 2020

​The Parliamentary Book Awards 2019 have been pushed back to February 2020, due to the general election.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 02:00:14 UTC ]
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Kroscoczka’s ‘Hey, Kiddo’ Wins Book of the Year at Harvey Awards

'Hey Kiddo', Jarrett J. Kroscoczka’s bestselling gaphic memoir about familial dysfunction, won Book of the Year, while Fun Home author Alison Bechdel and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola were inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Harvey Awards ceremony, held Friday evening during New York Comic Con... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award shortlist revealed

Six books are in the running for the £30,000 FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award, with former winner Raghuram Rajan returning to the shortlist. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 07:08:32 UTC ]
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2019 Australian Children’s Book of the Year Awards Winners

The Children's Book Council of Australia chose the winners of the 2019 Book of the Year Awards. Get the list of winners and honorable mentions here. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-28 10:39:17 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney's Normal People wins big at British Book Awards

The Irish writer's "exceptional" novel beat Michelle Obama to the top prize at The British Book Awards. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Collins wins the Penderyn Music Book Prize with 'joyous' memoir

Musician Shirley Collins’ memoir All in the Downs (Strange Attractor) has won the Penderyn Music Book Prize for 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book prize names two winners as it criticises 'false hierarchy' of awards

Republic of Consciousness prize honours Will Eaves and Alex Pheby, but says awards make us wrongly consider a sole winner ‘the best’A novel about James Joyce’s troubled daughter, Lucia, and a reimagining of the chemical castration of Alan Turing have been named the joint winners of the Republic... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winners of regional Independent Bookshop of the Year Award revealed

The nine winners of the regional round of the Independent Bookshop of the Year Award have been revealed, with the 2018 overall champion, Five Leaves Bookshop, in contention to take the main prize for the second year in a row. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 Winners: ‘World-Class Thinkers and Authors’

This year's recipients of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, as announced to date, come from Morocco, Kuwait, Algeria, Lebanon, the United Kingdom, and the United Arab Emirates. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 Winners: ‘World-Class Thinkers and Authors’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mostly Lit podcast wins LBF Book Blog Award

A millennial podcast, a book and travel blog and an Instagram account have scooped prizes at The London Book Fair’s UK Book Blog Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wild Things wins inaugural British Book Awards Small Press accolade

Bath-based travel publisher Wild Things Publishing has won the inaugural British Book Awards Small Press of the Year, announced at the London Book Fair, and sponsored by the CPI Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book and Screen Week Names 2019 CAMEO Award Winners

The London Book Fair's public-facing festival, London Book and Screen Week, opens with its annual CAMEO Awards program for adaptations from the publishing world. The post London Book and Screen Week Names 2019 CAMEO Award Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Raúf, Gifford and Peintre win Blue Peter Book Awards

The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q Raúf (Hachette Children's Group) and The Colours of History by Clive Gifford, illustrated by Marc-Etienne Peintre (QED Publishing), are the winners of this year’s Blue Peter Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Green Book’s Best Picture Win Sparked Facebook and Twitter During the 91st Academy Awards

Green Book winning the Best Picture award was the most-talked-about moment on both Twitter and Facebook during the 91st Academy Awards Sunday night. The most-tweeted-about moments during the event were: Green Book wins Best Picture Shallow wins Best Original Song Rami Malek wins Best Actor Lady... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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