Tiya Miles Wins Canada’s $75,000 Cundill History Prize

Harvard's Tiya Miles wins the Cundill History Prize's top honor for 'All That She Carried,' a 2021 National Book Award winner. The post Tiya Miles Wins Canada’s $75,000 Cundill History Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Two British historians among finalists for $75k Cundill History Prize

The $75,000 Cundill History Prize – the largest prize for a work of non-fiction in English, open to publishers worldwide – has announced three "outstanding" women as its finalists for 2019, two of whom are British. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 22:25:10 UTC ]
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British historians shortlisted for Cundill History Prize

Four British historians make up half the shortlist for the Cundill History Prize 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lesley Nneka Arimah wins £10,000 Caine Prize

Nigerian author Lesley Nneka Arimah has won the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story ‘Skinned’. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Eaves' 'future classic' Murmur wins £30,000 Wellcome Prize

Will Eaves’ Alan Turing-inspired novel Murmur (CB Editions) has scooped the 10th Wellcome Book Prize, worth £30,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fraser, Jasanoff and White shortlisted for Cundill History Prize

Three US historians are in the running for the $75,000 Cundill History Prize, the largest prize for a work of non-fiction in English, run by Canada's McGill University. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kamila Shamsie Wins £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction

In the year that Kamila Shamsie once proposed as a 'Year of Publishing Women,' the Pakistani-British author has won the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018 for 'Home Fire' in London. The post Kamila Shamsie Wins £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'Ambitious' account of English Reformation wins Wolfson History Prize

Professor Peter Marshall of Warwick University has won the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize 2018 for Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation (Yale University Press)—a book seven years in the making, based on more than two decades of research. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Compton's Kendrick Lamar makes history with Pulitzer Prize win

Their names are inked in history books and on the walls of hallowed concert halls as winners of American music’s most esteemed award, the Pulitzer Prize for music: Aaron Copland, George Crumb, John Luther Adams, Ornette Coleman, Caroline Shaw and dozens more. Add to that list the man nicknamed... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Religion strong on Cundill History Prize longlist

The Cundill History Prize has revealed its 2017 longlist which explores topics from economic history and Christianity to the Islamic world and Vietnam. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How a smack of jellyfish helped win a £5,000 prize

An army of caterpillars and a troop of monkeys also help US children's illustrator Lane Smith win a top book award. Continue reading at BBC News

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John Bew wins £3,000 Orwell Prize

Historian John Bew has won the £3,000 Orwell Prize for Books 2017 for his biography of former Labour Prime Minister Clement Attlee, published by riverrun/Quercus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sebag Montefiore wins €20k Italian history prize

Simon Sebag Montefiore has been awarded the €20,000 Literary Prize Lupicaia del Terriccio 2017 for his book The Romanovs: 1613-1918 (Weidenfeld & Nicolson). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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$75k Cundill History Prize relaunched

Canada’s McGill University is re-launching the US $75,000 Cundill History Prize to highlight history writing as a way to illuminate the truth at a time when informed, factual debate is “increasingly losing out to populism and retrenchment is on the rise”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wachsmann and Fox win £30k Wolfson History Prize

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Han and Smith win £50,000 Man Booker International prize

The winner of the "newly evolved" Man Booker International Prize 2016 is The Vegetarian by South Korean author Han Kang, translated by Deborah Smith (Portobello Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Max Porter wins £30,000 Dylan Thomas Prize

Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter has won the 10th International Dylan Thomas Prize, in partnership with Swansea University. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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British novelist Hadley wins $150,000 Windham-Campbell Prize

UK writer Tessa Hadley has won a Windham-Campbell Prize, worth $150,000 (£107,000).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Iraq War book wins £25,000 writing prize

A former US Marine wins the biennial Warwick Prize for Writing for his book of short stories dealing with American experiences of the Iraq War. Continue reading at BBC News

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André Alexis Wins Canada’s Giller Prize

The 58-year-old author won the country's most prestigious award for fiction, worth C$100,000, for his novel 'Fifteen Dogs.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Allen Lane wins double for Wolfson History Prize

Two Allen Lane books have won this year’s annual Wolfson History Prize. National Service: Conscription in Britain, 1945-1963 by Richard Vinen and Ring of Steel: Germany and Austria-Hungary at War, 1914-1918 by Alexander Watson were announced as the winners of the prize at a reception at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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