Snake charmer: Sarah Perry on The Essex Serpent

The winner of the Book of the Year at the British Book Awards, Sarah Perry’s The Essex Serpent has taken the literary world by storm. The author discusses her ascent with Alice O’Keeffe. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaign to watch: The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry

Miriam Robinson takes a look at Serpent's Tail's plan for the paperback of Sarah Perry's The Essex Serpent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Perry's The Essex Serpent longlisted for £30k Dylan Thomas Prize

Waterstones' 2016 Book of the Year, The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry, has been longlisted for the £30,000 International Dylan Thomas Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarah Perry | 'The true Gothic is a sensation, not a genre'

Sarah Perry’s latest is a Gothic horror which makes us think about the human capacity for good and evil. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarah Perry to chair Desmond Elliott Prize

Author Sarah Perry is to chair the judging panel for the 2018 Desmond Elliott Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Snakes Alive! New Books Highlight Serpent-Handling Preachers

Two university press titles from Duke and Tennessee offer a close-up look at faith, danger, and death among serpent-handling preachers in separate updates on a longtime subject of academic religious publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarah Perry reveals 'even more ambitious' next novel

Serpent’s Tail has acquired Melmoth, the new novel from Sarah Perry, author of 2016 British Book Awards' Book of the Year The Essex Serpent (Serpent's Tail). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Essex Serpent adds top British Book Award to prize haul

Sarah Perry crowns a much-garlanded year for her gothic romp, honoured alongside authors including Kiran Millwood Hargrave and JK RowlingTwo word-of-mouth bookselling success stories – Sarah Perry’s novel The Essex Serpent and Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s young adult book The Girl of Ink and Stars... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Essex Serpent crowned British Book Awards' Book of the Year

Sarah Perry’s The Essex Serpent (Serpent’s Tail) has won the British Book Awards accolade of Book of the Year, beating off strong competition from 36 shortlisted titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Essex Serpent and Enid Blyton for Grown Ups among PPC winners

Campaigns for The Essex Serpent (Serpent’s Tail), When Breath Becomes Air (Vintage) and the Enid Blyton for Grown Ups series (Quercus) have been judged some of the best of 2016 at the Publishers Publicity Circle (PPC) annual awards dinner last night (13th February), recognising the publicists... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarah Perry competes on £30k Wellcome Prize longlist

Sarah Perry’s The Essex Serpent is among the dozen books longlisted for the £30,000 Wellcome Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Maestra, The Essex Serpent and The Girls shortlisted for PPC Awards

Campaigns for Bruno Vincent's Enid Blyton for Grown Ups series (Quercus), Sarah Perry's The Essex Serpent (Serpent's Tail), Maestra by L.S. Hilton (Bonnier Zaffre), The Girls by debut author Emma Cline (Vintage) and the autobiography of Olympic cyclists Laura Trott and Jason Kenny (Michael... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Essex Serpent wins Spoon's Carpet Novel award

Sarah Perry's The Essex Serpent (Serpent's Tail) has won the Spoon's Carpet Novel Award 2016 for the best novel to be read in a pub. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Essex Serpent beats Beatrix and Harry Potter to book prize

Sarah Perry's novel The Essex Serpent is named Waterstones Book of the Year ahead of a Beatrix Potter manuscript and a Harry Potter playscript. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2016-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Good to meet you… Sarah Perry

The Guardian was Sarah’s window to the world outside when she was undergoing cancer treatmentLast year, on 17 July, I was a 33-year-old woman living and working in Leicester. I’d moved here from Birmingham 15 years earlier, to study at Leicester University, and then never left. I love it here,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Serpent's Tail signs more from Perry

Serpent’s Tail has acquired a second book from Sarah Perry, whose debut was longlisted for the Guardian First Book of the Year Award 2014. Hannah Westland, publisher at Serpent’s Tail bought UK and commonwealth rights in Perry’s second novel, The Essex Serpent, from Jenny Hewson at Rogers,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheltering: Amy Jo Burns Talks Moonshine and Snake-Handling

On this episode of Sheltering, Maris Kreizman speaks with Amy Jo Burns about her new novel, Shiner. Burns talks about loosely basing a character off her grandmother, the possible legalization of moonshine, and the skill of snake-handling. Her favorite local bookstore is Labyrinth Books; please... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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On the Importance of People and Place: An Encounter with Sarah Davis-Goff

I MET SARAH DAVIS-GOFF, novelist and editor, at a café in Dublin to talk about publishing, her recent novel, and the particular moment Irish literature is having. After our drinks — she had a soy latte, I drank green tea — she pushed open the door, exposing a scar on her wrist. “I got it […] The... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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Former Book People c.o.o. Sarah Walden launches packager Noodle Fuel

Sarah Walden, the former chief operating officer of the Book People, has launched a new creative consultancy and book packager called Noodle Fuel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HQ acquires 'inspirational and enlightening' non-fiction from Sarah Cruddas

HQ, and imprint of HarperCollins, will publish the first adult non-fiction book by space journalist and TV presenter Sarah Cruddas.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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