The United Kingdom’s Costa Book Awards Name Five Shortlists

With the 'book of the year' winner to be announced on February 1, the Costa Book Awards will name its 2021 winner in 2022. The post The United Kingdom’s Costa Book Awards Name Five Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Costa Book of the Year: Helen Dunmore wins another award

Helen Dunmore's poetry collection, Inside the Wave, wins 2018's Costa Book of the Year prize. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kiwi author Joy Cowley shortlisted for top international children's book award

New Zealand author Joy Cowley has been shortlisted for the highest international distinction given to the creators of children's books. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards shortlist revealed

A range of food and drink books from publishers including Bloomsbury, Phaidon and Quiller Publishing have been shortlisted for the André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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€25,000 German Book Prize Shortlist Is Out: Award Coincides With Frankfurt

Beginning September 27, you can read English translations of excerpts from the six shortlisted German Book Prize titles at the 'New Books in German' site. The post €25,000 German Book Prize Shortlist Is Out: Award Coincides With Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Nipples on My Knee leads shortlist for 2017's oddest book title award

Contenders for this year’s Diagram prize also include An Ape’s View of Evolution and a must-have volume for ‘Australian coin error collectors’Nipples on My Knee by Graham and Debra Robertson, a memoir of “25 years in the sheep business”, is the fleecy frontrunner for the the 2017 Diagram prize... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshops praised as IBW Book Award shortlist revealed

Independent bookshops have been praised by authors as “oases of intellectual and physical comfort” as the Independent Bookshop Week Book Award nominees have been released. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards shortlists showcase trade's vibrancy

Penguin Random House and Hachette have both earned more than 20 shortlistings in The Bookseller's new-look 2017 British Book Awards, while Pan Macmillan has notched a company-record 13 nominations across trade and book categories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller unites trade and book awards

The Bookseller has acquired The British Book Awards, also known as the Nibbies, from the estate of Publishing News founder and editor Fred Newman. The deal means that in 2017 The Bookseller will run a unified book awards event for the first time since 2004, when the British Book Awards split... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On eve of Costa awards, experts warn that top books prizes are harming fiction

The dominance of three honours in the UK can be prohibitively expensive for small publishers, and end up discouraging risk-taking on ‘difficult’ authorsCutting-edge British literary fiction risks being undermined by its growing reliance on a handful of powerful book prizes, a leading literary... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ryan, Barry, McBride on Irish Book Awards shortlists

Donal Ryan, Sebastian Barry, Eimear McBride and Emma Donoghue are all shortlisted for Novel of the Year at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Book Awards 2016 judging panel revealed

​Costa has announced the judging panels for the 2016 Costa Book Awards, which include writers Nicci Gerrard, Justin Cartwright, Mary Loudon, Andrew O’Hagan and Matthew Dennison, poet, author and vlogger Jen Campbell, and author-illustrator, Cressida Cowell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Strongest shortlist yet' for Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards

The 12-strong shortlist for the Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards 2016 has been unveiled, with a strong presence from larger publishers Simon & Schuster, Hachette and Penguin Random House. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Irish children’s book awards shortlist revealed

Children’s Books Ireland has revealed the shortlist for the 2016 Book of the Year Award, with Oliver Jeffers, John Boyne and Louise O’Neill all in the running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Heneage to chair 2015 Costa Book Awards

Writer James Heneage, founder of the Ottakar’s chain of bookshops, will chair the final judging panel of the 2015 Costa Book of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Porter and Obioma shortlisted for Guardian First Book award

Andrew McMillan’s series of “hymns to the male body”, Physical (Jonathan Cape), has become the second collection of poetry to be shortlisted for the Guardian First Book award since it was established in 1999. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Children’s Book Awards shortlist revealed

The Scottish Children’s Book Awards shortlist has been revealed, with every Primary 1 child given three free shortlisted titles during Book Week Scotland. Never Tickle a Tiger by Pamela Butchart and Marc Boutavant (Bloomsbury), Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit Book Burglar by Emily MacKenzie (Bloomsbury)... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Book Awards shortlist

Animals, World War Two and an aspiring Olympic runner are among the subjects of stories shortlisted for the Scottish Children's Book Awards. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Keane leads British Sports Book awards shortlists

Roy Keane and Roddy Doyle's memoir The Second Half leads the nominations for the Cross British Sports Book Awards shortlists, as it competes for three separate prizes. The book, published by Orion, is in the running for autobiography of the year, football book of the year and the outstanding... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gruff Rhys on book award shortlist

Super Furry Animals front man Gruff Rhys is nominated for the Wales Book of the Year award. Continue reading at BBC News

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Bryant and Johnson shortlisted for Political Book Awards

Shadow culture minister Chris Bryant faces off against former home secretary Alan Johnson in the shortlist for political book of the year at the Paddy Power Political Book Awards 2015. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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