Poetry tops the Portico Fiction shortlist

Four poetry collections have made the shortlist for the fiction category of the Portico Prize for Literature in a "surprise outcome." The prize is biennially awarded to the highest quality books set wholly or mainly in the North of England. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson's Pinch of Nom Comfort Food (Bluebird) has reigned in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a fifth week in total, shifting 33,624 copies last week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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December Religion Bestsellers: Fox News Hosts Takeover; Mitch Albom Tops in Fiction

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Debuts dominate £10k Portico Prize shortlist

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Here’s the shortlist for the 2022 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction.

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Here is the shortlist for the 2021 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

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Amazon Charts: Walliams slips into Most-Sold: Fiction top spot

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Six-strong Portico Prize shortlist channels 'spirit of the North'

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Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize shortlist revealed

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