Rentzenbrink and Silberman shortlisted for Wellcome Prize

Cathy Rentzenbrink and Stephen Silberman are among six shortlisted authors for the £30,000 Wellcome Book Prize, awarded annually to the best new work of fiction or non-fiction whose central theme "engages with some aspect of medicine, health or illness". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Rentzenbrink and Silberman shortlisted for Wellcome Prize

Cathy Rentzenbrink and Stephen Silberman are among six shortlisted authors for the £30,000 Wellcome Book Prize, awarded annually to the best new work of fiction or non-fiction whose central theme "engages with some aspect of medicine, health or illness". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indies dominate Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

Independent publishers take up more than half of the Wellcome Book Prize shortlist with Canongate, Oneworld, CB Editions and the Text Publishing company all vying for the £30,000 award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rausing and Adébáyọ̀ make female-dominated Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

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Wellcome Book Prize’s 2018 Shortlist: Five of Six Titles Are by Women

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Wellcome Book Prize Shortlist Announced at London Book Fair

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Kalanithi, Mukherjee, Moss shortlisted for Wellcome Book Prize

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Gilbert, Sacks, Solomon on Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

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The German Audiobook Prize Names Its 2024 Shortlists

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Music, history and courageous journalism: Baillie Gifford prize shortlist announced

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England’s Royal Society Trivedi Science Book Prize 2023 Shortlist

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A saint, a sinner and a sprog: Goldsmiths book prize shortlist announced

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Here’s the shortlist for the 2023 Dos Passos prize.

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The German Book Prize Announces Its 2023 Shortlist

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Here’s the shortlist for the 2023 British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding.

Today, the British Academy announced the shortlist for the 2023 British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding, an international book prize, now in its 11th year, that “celebrates ground-breaking research-based works of non-fiction that have made an outstanding contribution to the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Three debut novels compete among Women’s prize for fiction shortlist

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At London Book Fair: The International Booker Prize 2023 Shortlist

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Scotland’s Highland Book Prize Names Its Shortlist

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