Shafak scoops Blackwell's Book of the Year

Elif Shafak's 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World (Viking) has triumphed in a vote by Blackwell’s booksellers across the country to be named Blackwell’s Book of the Year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-01 15:21:12 UTC ]
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Ex-Blackwell's bookseller scoops its Book of the Year

Former Blackwell’s bookseller Daisy Johnson has won the retailer’s Book of the Year for her "outstanding" Man Booker-shortlisted novel Everything Under (Jonathan Cape). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Good Night Stories scoops Blackwell's Book of the Year award

Blackwell’s has named its Book of the Year as the "inspirational" Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls (Particular Books) by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackwell's Book of the Year shortlist revealed

Blackwell's has revealed its contenders for its 2019 Book of the Year, with the all-female shortlist including titles by Booker shortlistee Elif Shafak and Candice Carty-Williams.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 21:37:10 UTC ]
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Kogan Page title scoops Business Book of the Year award

Indie Kogan Page is celebraing after The Leadership Lab: Understanding Leadership in the 21st Century by Chris Lewis and Pippa Malmgren, was named the Business Book of the Year 2019 at the Business Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pine's essay collection scoops An Post Irish Book of the Year

Academic Emilie Pine’s “vivid and powerful” Notes to Self (Hamish Hamilton) has won the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2018 following a public vote. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year 2018: English author Maine scoops prize

Waterstones has named The House Between Tides by Sarah Maine as its Scottish Book of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Johnson and Millwood Hargrave battle it out for Blackwell's Book of the Year

Daisy Johnson’s Man Booker Prize-shortlisted Everything Under (Jonathan Cape) is up for Blackwell’s Book of the Year along with The Way Past Winter by Kiran Millwood Hargrave (Chicken House). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackwell's Book of the Year is SPQR

Blackwell's has named Mary Beard's SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome (Profile) as its Book of the Year for 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Crossan scoops Ireland's Children's Book of the Year Award

Carnegie Medal and YA Book Prize-shortlisted author Sarah Crossan has won the 26th CBI Book of the Year Award - making her the fourth author ever to win both the Book of the Year Award and the Children’s Choice award with her title One (Bloomsbury Childrens). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Establishment' is Blackwell's Book of Year

Blackwell’s has named Owen Jones’s The Establishment (Penguin) as its Book of the Year 2015. The company’s employees were asked to vote for their winner from a shortlist of six, namely Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal (Profile Books), Emma Healey’s Elizabeth Is Missing (Penguin), The Buried Giant by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Books in the Media: Children's book reviews dip year on year

In August 2019, The Bookseller reported that children's books accounted for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market. Latest figures from Books in the Media shows that this figure has dropped to 4.3%, when looking at reviews from the past 12 months.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 01:05:09 UTC ]
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Singapore Book Awards 2020: A Dessert Guide Wins Book of the Year

The 2020 Singapore Book Awards include three newly added digital-publishing categories including audiobook, ebook, and digital marketing. The post Singapore Book Awards 2020: A Dessert Guide Wins Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-13 16:08:03 UTC ]
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Carty-Williams' Queenie wins Book of the Year at British Book Awards

Candice Carty-Williams has become the first black female writer to win Book of the Year at the British Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 15:02:06 UTC ]
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British Book Awards 2020: Books of the Year shortlists revealed

The eight shortlists for the British Book Awards have been revealed with heavyweights Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo, Philip Pullman and David Walliams all in the running for the Book of the Year accolades.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-20 00:59:33 UTC ]
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Strong year for Children's publishing as W H Smith unveils Books of the Year

W H Smith has unveiled its Books of the Year, with the retailer recognising two children's books for the first time.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 15:22:56 UTC ]
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Averiss and Beardshaw win Book of the Year at Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards

Corrinne Averiss and Rosalind Beardshaw have triumphed at this year’s Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards to win the Book of the Year Award for My Pet Star (Hachette Children’s Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 19:52:05 UTC ]
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Last Year's Books Top This Year's First Quarter Sales

Michelle's Obama's 'Becoming,' released in early November, was the biggest title, selling 629,000 copies through outlets that report to BookScan in the period ended March 30. Only three books released in 2019 made the top 20 list in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The British Book Awards Books of the Year shortlists revealed

All eight shortlists for the British Book Awards Books of the Year have been announced, with a strong focus on international writers including Michelle Obama, Michael Wolff, Sally Rooney and Leila Slimani. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The British Book Awards: 2019 Books of the Year Shortlists

The British Book Awards, or 'Nibbies'–which comprise both industry and book honors–today announce their books of the year shortlists. The post The British Book Awards: 2019 Books of the Year Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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