PW Asks: You Don't Trust Book Awards

This week we asked whether you trust the book awards committees to pick the best books. Turns out you don't. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Susan Choi Wins National Book Award for ‘Trust Exercise’

Sarah M. Broom won the nonfiction prize for “The Yellow House,” one of several memoirs in the category. Arthur Sze won in poetry for “Sight Lines.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-21 03:34:36 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trust launches new award

Scottish Book Trust has announced a new Bookbug Hero Award alongside its annual Learning Professional Award, with applications now open for both. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-14 09:24:00 UTC ]
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Breslin and Wren honoured at Scottish Book Trust Awards

YA author Theresa Breslin and librarian Deena Wren will be honoured at this year’s Scottish Book Trust Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vinegar book wins 2018 Jane Grigson Trust award

Food writer and historian Angela Clutton has won the 2018 Jane Grigson Trust Award for her "fascinating and unique" book The Vinegar Cupboard (Absolute Press). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trust reveals New Writers Award winners

Scottish Book Trust has revealed the winners of this year’s New Writers Awards, each of whom will receive £2,000 to help with their career. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-18 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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Chakrabarti joins judges for Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award

One of Britain’s leading human rights campaigners and former director of political pressure group Liberty, Shami Chakrabarti, has joined the judging panel for this year’s Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: Which Book Would You Un-Ban?

BannedBooksWeek.org made a list of the 10 most challenged titles of 2014. Which one would you make a case for lots of people reading? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: What 'Book' Author Do You Wish Would Write A Comic?

Lately, lots of traditional book authors have been writing comic books. What author do you wish would write a comic? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: You Read A Lot of Books This Summer, Including 'Watchman'

You all read a lot of books this summer? How do we know? Because we asked and you answered. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: What Was the Best Book You Read This Summer?

Summer is pretty much over, we're sorry to have to report. So, our question for this week is a simple one: What was the best book you read this summer? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: What's Your Favorite Fall-Asleep Book?

What was your favorite childhood fall-asleep book, and why/ how did it help you sleep (or, parents, what works on your kids now)? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: Yes, Actors Invade the Books Whose Characters They Portray

We asks readers whether seeing a book character portrayed on film made it impossible to imagine that character in their own way when reading. Most said yes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: Does the Film Prevent You From Imagining the Characters in the Book?

When a book gets made into a film, do the actors faces forever prevent readers from imagining how the characters look? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: What Books Have Contributed to the Conversation Around Race and Racism in America?

It's been a year since the death of Michael Brown. We'd like to hear from you about the books you feel are moving the conversation around race and racism forward. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: Most Millennials Prefer Paper Books

This week, we polled readers on whether Millennials prefer print or digital books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: Do Millennials Read E-Books?

Our big feature this week is about the emerging market of Millennial readers. They're young; they're cool; they were born into a world of omnipotent, hyper-fast technology; their eyes are glued to their phones. But do they read ebooks? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: Your Top Seuss Books

The Cat, the Lorax, and Horton...those are your favorite Dr. Seuss protagonists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: What's Your Favorite Dr. Seuss Book and Why?

What's your favorite book by Dr. Seuss? To mark the publication of the lost-then-found new Seuss book 'What Pet Should I Get?' PW wants to know about your favorite! Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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