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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A Child of Books wins Bologna Ragazzi Award for fiction

Walker Books' A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston has won the fiction category in the Bologna Ragazzi Award 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Keyes and Norton among Irish Book Awards winners

Marian Keyes, Graham Norton, Mike McCormack, Paul O’ Connell and Tana French are some of winners of the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2016 held in Dublin’s Double Tree Hilton yesterday evening (16th November). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Colson Whitehead Wins National Book Award for ‘The Underground Railroad’

The author Colson Whitehead won the National Book Award for fiction this year for his novel “The Underground Railroad.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2016-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Colson Whitehead wins for fiction at the National Book Awards

In a year plagued by racial tensions, Colson Whitehead took the National Book Award for fiction for his novel "The Underground Railroad," a visceral and creative imagining of a female slave's escape from slavery. Although it takes years to write a book and bring it to publication, the National... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'March,' Borzutzky, Kendi, and Whitehead Win 2016 National Book Awards

At the 67th National Book Awards, held at Cipriani New York in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday night, the junction where politics and publishing meet was in the spotlight from the start. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Theatre book wins SLA award

A children’s book about the National Theatre has been announced as the overall winner of the School Library Association (SLA)’s Information Book Award 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA author wins Edinburgh First Book Award

YA author Kathryn Evans has won the 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival First Book Award for her début novel, More of Me (Usborne). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Book Awards 2016 judging panel revealed

​Costa has announced the judging panels for the 2016 Costa Book Awards, which include writers Nicci Gerrard, Justin Cartwright, Mary Loudon, Andrew O’Hagan and Matthew Dennison, poet, author and vlogger Jen Campbell, and author-illustrator, Cressida Cowell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Norman Manea Wins the Guadalajara Book Fair’s Romance Languages Award

In honor of his body of work focusing on individual destiny in extreme situations, Manea is the first Romanian to win Guadalajara International Book Fair’s annual $150,000 award. The post Norman Manea Wins the Guadalajara Book Fair’s Romance Languages Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ron Johns' Mabecron Books wins award

A title from bookseller Ron John's publishing company Mabecron Books has been awarded a 2016 Holyer an Gof Publishers' award for books published about Cornwall or in Cornish. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH UK Design Award winners revealed

Three students were announced as the winners of the Penguin Random House UK Design Award 2016, each receiving £1,000 and the opportunity to undertake a work placement with the publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Enright leads IBW Book Award winners

On the eve of Independent Booksellers’ Week, the winners of the IBW Book Awards have been revealed, while authors have praised the work of independent booksellers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Max Mosley leads Cross Sports Book Awards winners

Sky Sports pundit Guillem Balague, former women’s UFC champion Ronda Rousey and former president of Formula One’s governing body Max Mosley were among the winners at the Cross Sports Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Speaking Volumes award winners revealed

Magnus McFarlane-Barrow’s The Shed that Fed a Million Children (William Collins) and Alison Mitchell’s The One O’clock Miracle, illustrated by Catalina Echeverri (The Good Book Company), are the winners of the Speaking Volumes Book Awards 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Imagination Award Winners Revealed at IMAG Conference

MPA recognizes the year's best work by "independent" magazine media brands at the inaugural event in San Francisco. The post Imagination Award Winners Revealed at IMAG Conference appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reviews of 2016's James Beard Award-Winning Books

Fourteen book awards were handed out at the 2016 James Beard Awards. We list the winners and round up PW's earlier coverage: reviews, interviews, podcasts, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish children’s book awards shortlist revealed

Children’s Books Ireland has revealed the shortlist for the 2016 Book of the Year Award, with Oliver Jeffers, John Boyne and Louise O’Neill all in the running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Puttock and Weston win Scottish Children’s Book Awards

Simon Puttock, Ross MacKenzie and Danny Weston have been revealed as the winners of the 2016 Scottish Children’s Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McMillan first poet to win Guardian First Book Award

Andrew McMillan has become the first poet to win the £10,000 Guardian First Book Award with his “elegantly poised and intimate” collection of poems, Physical (Jonathan Cape). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morrissey book could win bad sex award

Former Smiths frontman, Morrissey is the hot favourite to win the 2015 Bad Sex in Fiction Award for his first novel, List of the Lost. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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