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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2018 New Zealand Book Awards finalists announced

Four novels that "directly confront and ask questions of both the world and the reader" have been selected as the fiction finalists at this year's Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Long Soldier, Zhang, Le Guin Win At 2018 PEN Literary Awards

PEN's revamped awards ceremony, replete with jazz combo and an Oscars-style "In Memoriam" video, was held at New York University on February 20. Layli Long Soldier, Jenny Zhang, and the late Ursula K. Le Guin were among the winners. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book & Screen Week reveals 2018 line-up

The London Book & Screen Week line-up has been revealed and includes a screening of Jojo Moyes' "Me Before You", an evening to celebrate 200 years of Frankenstein and a sing-along screening of "Mary Poppins". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Book of the Year: Helen Dunmore wins another award

Helen Dunmore's poetry collection, Inside the Wave, wins 2018's Costa Book of the Year prize. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards launch for 2018 with three new categories

The British Book Awards 2018 has launched with the introduction of two new awards for individuals, Author of the Year and Illustrator of the Year, as well as a new category for audiobooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards shortlist revealed

A range of food and drink books from publishers including Bloomsbury, Phaidon and Quiller Publishing have been shortlisted for the André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jesmyn Ward Wins Second National Book Award in Fiction

Bill Clinton handed Scholastic's Dick Robinson a lifetime achievement award. 'The happy ending still beckons,' Proulx said at the National Book Awards. The post Jesmyn Ward Wins Second National Book Award in Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Benway, Bidart, Gessen, and Ward Win 2017 National Book Awards

At the 68th National Book Awards, held at Cipriani New York in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday night, politics were again front and center in the publishing world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harman and Clegg up for Parliamentary Book Awards

Harriet Harman, Nick Clegg and former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis are among the writer politicians shortlisted for the Parliamentary Book Awards, voted for by parliamentarians. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Goldstein wins £30k Business Book of the Year Award

A Simon & Schuster book exploring the human consequences of the General Motors assembly plant closure in an American town has won the £30,000 Business Book of the Year Award 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Freight Books: liquidator takes control of award-winning Scottish publisher

Former Scottish publisher of the year wrote to its authors at the beginning of October, encouraging them to buy back their own booksA liquidator has been appointed for the troubled publisher Freight Books, a one-time star of the Scottish publishing scene that was named Scottish publisher of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2017 Eddie and Ozzie Award Winners Revealed

Some of this year's big winners included HBR, Baltimore Magazine and AARP. The post 2017 Eddie and Ozzie Award Winners Revealed appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Morpurgo wins Children's Book Award for fourth time

An Eagle in the Snow follows in the footsteps of Shadow, Kensuke's Kingdom and Private Peaceful. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hedderwick wins inaugural Scottish Book Trust Award

Katie Morag series author Mairi Hedderwick and school librarian Susan Morton been honoured at the inaugural Scottish Book Trust Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chris Haughton wins CBI Book of the Year Award

Picturebook maker Chris Haughton has won the 27th Children's Books Ireland Book of the Year Award for his "captivating" book Goodnight Everyone (Walker Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ockham NZ Book Awards: Catherine Chidgey, Victoria University Press the big winners

Waikato author Catherine Chidgey was the big winner at this year's Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshops praised as IBW Book Award shortlist revealed

Independent bookshops have been praised by authors as “oases of intellectual and physical comfort” as the Independent Bookshop Week Book Award nominees have been released. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hollie McNish's poetic motherhood memoir wins Ted Hughes Award

Writer, performance poet and YouTube star Hollie McNish has won 2016's £5,000 Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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East Yorkshire school wins World Book Day Award

The winner of the World Book Day Award has been revealed as an East Yorkshire school after it faced three years of “struggling” to expand its books offering from "one meagre bookshelf" into a library. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book awards judges revealed

Former Little, Brown chief executive Ursula Mackenzie, Front Row’s Samira Ahmed, television presenter June Sarpong and past Publishers Association c.e.o. Simon Juden are among the judges for the British Book Awards 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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