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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Barack Obama reveals favourite books of 2018 - and Becoming tops list

Barack Obama has revealed his favourite books of 2018—and his wife Michelle's memoir Becoming (Viking) has topped his list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Heather Marks wins 2018 Quarto Translations Award

Writer Heather Marks has won this year’s Quarto Translations Diversity Award, run by the Golden Egg Academy, for her story set in both the 18th century and contemporary Bristol. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Professor Dame Sue Black wins Saltire Book of the Year award

Forensic anthropologist Professor Dame Sue Black has won this year’s £6,000 Saltire Book of the Year award for All That Remains: A Life in Death (Transworld), while Canongate picked up the prize for publisher of the year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Acevedo, Sigrid Nunez among National Book Award winners

The winners of the 2018 National Book Awards were announced at a ceremony in New York on Wednesday night, with almost all of the prestigious literary prizes going to authors of color. Sigrid Nunez took home the fiction award for "The Friend," her novel about a woman who inherits a Great Dane... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Friend scoops the 2018 National Book Award for Fiction

The 69th National Book Awards took place in New York last night, emphasising the importance of translation and open borders. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blue Peter Book Awards' 2019 shortlists revealed

Two debuts have made it on to the 2019 Blue Peter Book Awards' Best Story shortlist. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HCG signs Little Rebels Award winner Zanib Mian in three-book deal

Zanib Mian, who won the Little Rebels Award in 2018 with her book The Muslims, has signed a three-book deal with Hachette Children’s Group (HCG). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2018 National Book Award Finalists Announced

The five finalists in the five categories have been named. The winner in each category will be announced at a ceremony in New York City on November 14. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inger-Maria Mahlke Wins the 2018 German Book Prize

German author Inger-Maria Mahlke is the winner of the 2018 German Book Prize for her novel, Archipel, a family saga set in Tenerife, Spain. The post Inger-Maria Mahlke Wins the 2018 German Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Liam McIlvanney wins Scottish crime book of the year award

Liam McIlvanney's book The Quaker picked up the 2018 McIlvanney Prize, named after his father William. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards Names 2018 Medalists: Isabel Allende and Doron Weber

Recognizing the careers of the Chilean-American author Isabel Allende and the science-foundation program director Doron Weber, the National Book Foundation's medals are its lifetime achievement honors. The post National Book Awards Names 2018 Medalists: Isabel Allende and Doron Weber appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2018 Longlist: Fiction

The 10 books longlisted by the National Book Foundation for the 2018 National Book Awards in fiction feature five titles from imprints of Penguin Random House and one each from Graywolf, McSweeney's, Soho Press, Workman, and Simon & Schuster. The post National Book Awards 2018 Longlist:... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Nonfiction and Poetry

Ten books have named to each of the National Book Foundation's 2018 longlists in young people's literature and the widely welcomed new National Book Award in translated literature. The post National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Nonfiction and Poetry appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2018 National Book Award Longlists Announced

The National Book Foundation has announced its longlists for the 2018 National Book Awards. The five finalists in each category will be named on October 10, and the winner will be announced at a ceremony in New York City on November 14. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Young People’s Literature and the New Translation Prize

Ten books have been named by the National Book Awards to its 2018 longlist in young people's literature, as the National Book Foundation begins several days of longlist announcements. The post National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Young People’s Literature and the New Translation Prize appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon Smith wins Shakespeare’s Globe Book Award

Academic Simon Smith is the winner of this year’s Shakespeare’s Globe Book Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rona Jaffe Award Winners Announced for 2018

Writers Chelsea Bieker, Lisa Chen, Lydia Conklin, Gabriela Garcia, Karen Outen, and Alison C. Rollins have been awarded the 2018 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Awards, which honors women writers early in their writing careers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld wins Britain’s Got Talent winner Lee Ridley's first book

Transworld has won "a highly competitive" auction to publish stand-up comedian and "Britain’s Got Talent" winner Lee Ridley, aka Lost Voice Guy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Monsters,’ and ‘Monstress’ Win Big at 2018 Eisner Awards

In an awards ceremony dominated by women, creators of color and LGBTQ-themed works, Emil Ferris’ 'My Favorite Thing is Monsters,' won three Eisner awards including Best New Graphic Novel; and writer Marjorie Liu and artist Sana Takeda’s 'Monstress' won a total of five Eisner Awards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The book trade's Rising Stars of 2018 revealed

The annual list of the book trade’s next generation features a number of youngsters who are already right at the heart of the contemporary book trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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