S&S UK partners with Jhalak Prize to boost longlist sales

Simon & Schuster UK has collaborated with the Jhalak Prize in its Books to Readers programme, which aims to boost sales and visibility for longlisted writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Jhalak Prize 2020 longlist revealed

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Shappi Khorsandi withdraws from Jhalak Prize longlist

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