The Dirt Hole cleans up to claim the 2019 Diagram Prize

A re-released classic hunting and trapping guide has snared the 41st edition of The Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 11:06:09 UTC ]
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Oddest book title prize: Dirt Hole Variations beats War on Artisan Cheese

Guide by the late Charles L Dobbins, known as the father of modern trapping, sees off polemical defence of traditional dairiesThe Dirt Hole and Its Variations might be a serious guide to hunting and trapping foxes, coyotes, bobcats and raccoons, but the double entendre has helped it land the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-29 11:35:58 UTC ]
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Too Naked For the Nazis claims 38th Diagram Prize

A biography of a musical hall act has beaten an academic treatise on the human posterior in the closest race ever for The Bookseller’s Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aspen Words Prize Longlist of 16 Titles for 2019 Prize in Issue-Driven Fiction

This is the second year of operation for the Aspen Words Literary Prize, which stresses fiction that has social impact, work specifically addressing contemporary issues. The post Aspen Words Prize Longlist of 16 Titles for 2019 Prize in Issue-Driven Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury and Granta claim three each on Orwell Prize shortlists

Bloomsbury and Granta have three titles each shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing, and Political Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-28 23:46:28 UTC ]
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Granta and Dialogue claim multiple titles on Orwell Prize longlists

Titles from Dialogue Books and Granta have made the longlists for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing and Prize for Political Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-10 00:25:15 UTC ]
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Let it flow: A Dog Pissing at the Edge of a Path wins 42nd Diagram Prize

Canada triumphs for the first time at for the oddest book title of the year gong. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 10:13:28 UTC ]
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The Bookseller announces the Diagram Prize 2020 shortlist

Six books will vie to win the 42nd Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 18:15:14 UTC ]
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Templar to publish 2019 Illustration Prize-winning title

Templar Publishing, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, will publish the Templar Illustration Prize-winning Bread, Buns and Biscuits by Paula White. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 15:37:27 UTC ]
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Linda Grant claims 2020's Wingate Literary Prize for A Stranger City

Linda Grant has won the 2020 Wingate Literary Prize for her "compelling love letter to London life", A Stranger City (Virago). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-16 01:49:46 UTC ]
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The L.A. Times announces its 2019 Book Prize finalists and a new award for science fiction.

It’s an exciting year for the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes! This will be its 40th year of celebrating the literary community. The Times announced their 2019 Book Prize finalists today; the winners will be announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles on April 17th. Additionally, bestselling crime... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-19 17:41:26 UTC ]
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Publishers defend American Dirt as claims of cultural appropriation grow

Jeanine Cummins’s novel, acclaimed by Oprah Winfrey, Stephen King and others, also faces scathing criticism from Latinx writersJeanine Cummins’s British publisher, Headline, is standing shoulder to shoulder with the American press that published her divisive thriller, declaring that it is proud... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-24 14:53:36 UTC ]
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Amazon claims Kindle sales boost in 2019

Kindle sales increased "again in 2019 thanks to independent publishing, Unlimited subscriptions and Amazon Publishing", the company claims. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-24 00:23:43 UTC ]
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De’Shawn Charles Winslow wins 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Huge congratulations to De’Shawn Charles Winslow, who last night took home the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize for his acclaimed debut In West Mills. Winslow was presented with the prestigious prize—which has in previous years been awarded to Junot Diaz, Tiphanie Yanique, Viet Thanh Nguyen,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-11 17:00:27 UTC ]
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Here are the finalists for the 2019 John Leonard Prize.

The National Books Critics Circle has just announced the seven finalists for the 2019 John Leonard Prize for Best First Book published in the last year. The winner will be announced on January 11th, 2020, but in the meantime, peruse the finalists at your leisure below, and feel free to get... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-06 19:00:27 UTC ]
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SoA unveils shortlists for 2019's Translation Prizes

The shortlists for the Society of Authors’ 2019 Translation Prizes have been revealed, seeing 35 translated works from nine different languages put into the running for almost £20,000 in prizes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-02 08:11:57 UTC ]
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Tony Lothian Prize 2019 shortlist revealed

The six-strong shortlist for this year’s Tony Lothian Prize, which awards £2,000 to the best unpublished biography, have been announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 22:18:02 UTC ]
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Ian Williams Wins 2019 Giller Prize

Ian Williams has won the C$100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada's most prestigious and richest award for fiction, for his debut novel, 'Reproduction,' published by Random House Canada. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Ian Williams wins the 2019 Scotiabank Giller prize for debut novel

Ian Williams has won the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada's richest literary award for fiction, for his novel Reproduction.  Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-11-19 03:04:37 UTC ]
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Julia Lovell wins 2019 Cundill History Prize

British author and translator of Chinese literature Julia Lovell has won the 2019 Cundill History Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 22:58:18 UTC ]
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