The Cut Out Girl wins Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize

Bart van Es has won this year’s £2,500 Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize for The Cut Out Girl. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Cut Out Girl wins Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize

Bart van Es has won this year’s £2,500 Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize for The Cut Out Girl. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atkins, Ypi and Christofi compete for Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize

The Biographers’ Club has announced the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize for 2021 featuring actress Eileen Atkins, Lea Ypi and Transworld publisher Alex Christofi among others.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Plath and Louverture biographies compete for Slightly Foxed Prize

Three biographies published by Penguin Random House, including ones of poet Sylvia Plath and Haitian general Toussaint Louverture, are competing on the five-strong shortlist for the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-12 05:51:35 UTC ]
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Lemn Sissay's memoir shortlisted for Slightly Foxed Best Biography Prize

Lemn Sissay’s account of his childhood in care My Name is Why (Canongate) has been shortlisted for the 2019 Slightly Foxed Best Biography Prize along with Francesca Segal’s story of sitting "vigil" for her premature twins, Mother Ship (Chatto & Windus). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Van Es and Westover compete for Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize

Bart van Es' The Cut Out Girl (Fig Tree) and Tara Westover's Educated (Hutchinson) have been shortlisted for the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adam Kay shortlisted for Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize

Adam Kay has been shortlisted for the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize 2017 for his junior doctor diaries, This Is Going to Hurt (Picador).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lehrer's Golem Girl wins inaugural Barbellion Prize

The inaugural Barbellion Prize for ill and disabled voices in writing has been won by artists and author Riva Lehrer for Golem Girl: A Memoir (Virago). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Brown's 'joyous' Beatles biography wins Baillie Gifford Prize

Craig Brown has won the £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction with his “joyous” One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time (Fourth Estate), which judges said “reinvented the art of biography”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vivien Leigh biography wins Theatre Book Prize 2020

Dark Star: A Biography of Vivien Leigh by Alan Strachan (I B Tauris) has been awarded the Society for Theatre Research Theatre Book Prize 2020.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Cut Out Girl wins Costa Book of the Year

Bart van Es' biography The Cut Out Girl (Fig Tree) has won the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bart van Es’ Biography ‘The Cut Out Girl’ Named Costa Book of the Year

The Costa Book of the Year prize goes to its biography category winner, a tale of the Dutch Nazi resistance by Bart van Es. The post Bart van Es’ Biography ‘The Cut Out Girl’ Named Costa Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Costa Book of the Year: Jewish rescue story The Cut Out Girl wins

Bart van Es wrote about a Jewish girl who was sheltered by his grandparents during World War Two. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tremlett wins £5k historical biography prize

Journalist and historian Giles Tremlett has won the 2018 Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography for his work Isabella of Castile: Europe’s First Great Queen (Bloomsbury). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hisham Matar wins Best First Biography Prize

Libyan writer Hisham Matar has won the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize, awarded at the Biographers' Club prize dinner yesterday evening (15th November) at the Savile Club in London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Biography of explorer Humboldt wins Science Book Prize

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Wachsmann and Fox win £30k Wolfson History Prize

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MacIntyre biography wins Grand Prize at Banff

Sheffield publisher Vertebrate Publishing has won the $4,000 Grand Prize at the 2014 Banff Mountain Book Festival in Canada with John Porter’s biography of British climber Alex MacIntyre, One Day As A Tiger. Mountaineer and writer accepted the award at a ceremony held yesterday (6th November)... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Slightly Foxed wins Vintage Indie of the Year

London’s Slightly Foxed has been named Vintage Independent Bookshop of the Year for 2014, winning £1,000. The shop, in Gloucester Road SW7, impressed judges with its “brilliantly conceived events”, including a vintage wine and Vintage literature evening, and a phantom book group, where people... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pulitzer Prize-winning biography 'Lindbergh' will be the subject of a new miniseries

The miniseries, based on the book by A. Scott Berg, will be written by Oscar-winning 'Milk' screenwriter Dustin Lance Black. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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D'Annunzio biography wins Samuel Johnson Prize

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