Religion strong on Cundill History Prize longlist

The Cundill History Prize has revealed its 2017 longlist which explores topics from economic history and Christianity to the Islamic world and Vietnam. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada’s Cundill Prize Jurors: History, Urgency, Trump

'It's so easy now to turn the past into myth,' says Pulitzer Prize -winning Cundill juror Anne Applebaum. She and her colleagues flag historical analysis amid a pathogen's assault and leadership failures. The post Canada’s Cundill Prize Jurors: History, Urgency, Trump appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-26 10:06:37 UTC ]
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Peter Frankopan to chair 2020 Cundill History Prize jury

 Oxford University professor Peter Frankopan, bestselling author of The Silk Roads ​(Bloomsbury), will chair the jury for the 2020 Cundill History Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 17:35:45 UTC ]
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Julia Lovell wins 2019 Cundill History Prize

British author and translator of Chinese literature Julia Lovell has won the 2019 Cundill History Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 22:58:18 UTC ]
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Two British historians among finalists for $75k Cundill History Prize

The $75,000 Cundill History Prize – the largest prize for a work of non-fiction in English, open to publishers worldwide – has announced three "outstanding" women as its finalists for 2019, two of whom are British. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 22:25:10 UTC ]
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British historians shortlisted for Cundill History Prize

Four British historians make up half the shortlist for the Cundill History Prize 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-19 20:33:20 UTC ]
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Fraser, Jasanoff and White shortlisted for Cundill History Prize

Three US historians are in the running for the $75,000 Cundill History Prize, the largest prize for a work of non-fiction in English, run by Canada's McGill University. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker strong on Klaus Flugge Prize longlist

The organisers of the Klaus Flugge Prize for newcomers in children’s book illustration have shortlisted 15 artists for this year’s award, including three who have books out with Walker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daniel Beer wins $75k Cundill History Prize

British historian Daniel Beer has been named as the 2017 winner of the $75,000 (£56,820) International Cundill History Prize – the richest in non-fiction for a single work in English. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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$75k Cundill History Prize relaunched

Canada’s McGill University is re-launching the US $75,000 Cundill History Prize to highlight history writing as a way to illuminate the truth at a time when informed, factual debate is “increasingly losing out to populism and retrenchment is on the rise”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British authors dominate Cundill Prize longlist

Winner of the Royal Society Book Prize, Andrea Wulf, is one of four British authors to have made the six-strong longlist for the 2016 Cundill Prize for Historical Literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Aspen Words Prize Longlist of 16 Titles for 2019 Prize in Issue-Driven Fiction

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johny Pitts wins Jhalak prize for 'beautiful' history of black Europe

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'Global theme' for Wolfson History Prize shortlist

The shortlist for the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize shortlist has been announced, and this year five out of the six books chosen focus on international subjects. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Longlist announced for Spread the Word’s Life Writing Prize 2020

The 12-strong longlist for this year's Spread the Word Life Writing Prize has been announced, with the prize open to UK writers who do not have an agent or have yet to publish a full-length work. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Carty-Williams, Stibbe and O'Leary make Comedy Women in Print Prize longlist

Candice Carty-Williams, Nina Stibbe and Beth O'Leary are among the authors longlisted for this year's Comedy Women in Print Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-19 22:33:02 UTC ]
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Orwell Prize longlists for Political Writing and Political Fiction announced

Bernardine Evaristo, Amelia Gentleman and Kate Clanchy are among the longlisted authors for this year's Orwell Prize for Political Writing and Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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First #Merky Books novel makes Desmond Elliott Prize longlist

The first novel to be published by Stormzy’s new imprint #Merky Books, That Reminds Me by poet and podcaster Derek Owusu, has been longlisted for the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for debuts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Porter, Ellmann and Cumming make £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize longlist

Laura Cumming, Max Porter and Lucy Ellmann have been longlisted for this year's £10,000 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize, rewarding fiction, non-fiction or poetry – which best evokes the spirit of a place. The RSL is promoting the list on social media this afternoon, showcasing each... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rick Atkinson Wins American History Book Prize

The award from the New-York Historical Society honors the first installment of his planned trilogy about the American Revolution, which emphasizes the conflict’s costs and uncertainties. Continue reading at The New York Times

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