Rai and Patrice celebrate BAME figures from British history

Scholastic will next year publish a series of books about BAME protagonists from British history, with Bali Rai and Patrice Lawrence signed on to write the first titles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards Celebrates Three Decades: The ’30 From 30′ Longlist

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Penguin Press wins 'intimate history' of post-war British black women

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Two British historians among finalists for $75k Cundill History Prize

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British historians shortlisted for Cundill History Prize

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London Library backs Jacaranda project celebrating black British writers

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BAME in Publishing celebrates first birthday with free edit

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Singh slams 'pathetic' British publishers for lack of submissions to BAME prize

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Cowell delves deeper into British history for new trilogy

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