VIDEO: Costa Book of the Year: Biography

The Costa Book of the Year is announced on January 26th. Nick Higham spoke to each of the shortlisted authors, including Andrea Wulf, winner of the biography prize. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

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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’s Book Award: Five Category Winners in the UK, One To Win Book of the Year

Now in line for the overall Costa Book of the Year award–to be announced January 30–the five Costa category winners include three titles from HarperCollins UK imprints. The post Costa’s Book Award: Five Category Winners in the UK, One To Win Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Costa Book Awards’ Category Winners Contend for Book of the Year

Ireland's Sebastian Barry, already a two-time Costa winner, may be on track again for the program's Book of the Year at the end of the month. The post Costa Book Awards’ Category Winners Contend for Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Roffey's Peepal Tree tale wins Costa Book of the Year

Monique Roffey has won the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year award for her “utterly original” sixth novel, The Mermaid of Black Conch: A Love Story, published by independent Peepal Tree Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Monique Roffey Wins the UK’s Costa 2020 Book of the Year Award

Roffey's book, based on a Taino legend, is set in 1976 on the Caribbean island of Black Conch. Tessa Sheridan has won the Short Story Award. The post Monique Roffey Wins the UK’s Costa 2020 Book of the Year Award 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

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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

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Costa Book of the Year Honor Goes to the Late Helen Dunmore

For a second time in its 46-year life, the Costa Book Award's chief honor is a posthumous award, the jury chair calling Helen Dunmore's 'Inside the Wave' poetry collection 'a modern classic...life affirming and uplifting.' The post Costa Book of the Year Honor Goes to the Late Helen Dunmore... 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

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Costa Book of the Year: Sebastian Barry celebrates second win

Sebastian Barry becomes the first novelist to win the prestigious Costa Book of the Year prize twice. Continue reading at BBC News

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Barry becomes first novelist to win Costa Book of the Year twice

Sebastian Barry has been named winner of the Costa Book of the Year for a second time for his novel Days Without End (Faber & Faber), following a unanimous decision by the judges. The book, which follows character Thomas McNulty, who has crossed the Atlantic to rebuild his life, was praised... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Costa Book of the Year: Sebastian Barry on second win

Sebastian Barry, who has won the Costa Book of the Year for a second time, tells the BBC that he dedicated the prize to his son, but reveals his children don't read his books. Continue reading at BBC World

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Kate Williams to chair Costa Book of the Year judges

Author, historian and broadcaster Professor Kate Williams has been selected to chair the nine-member judging panel that selects the overall winner of the 2016 Costa Book of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hardinge's 'Lie Tree' named Costa Book of the Year

The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge, published by Macmillan Children's Books, has been crowned the winner of the £30,000 2015 Costa Book of the Year: the first children's book to claim the prize in more than a decade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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H is for Hawk wins Costa Book of the Year

Helen Macdonald's H is for Hawk (Jonathan Cape), winner of last year's Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction, has won the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year Award. The book's triumph was announced this evening (Tuesday 27th January) at a ceremony in central London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harris to chair Costa Book of the Year judges

Author Robert Harris will chair the judging panel for the 2014 Costa Book of the Year. He will be joined by writers Maggie O’Farrell, Bernadine Evaristo, Jonathan Stroud, Owen Sheers and Wendy Moore, actress Dame Diana Rigg, the BBC’s economics editor Robert Peston, and actress Samantha... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Nathan Filer wins Costa Book of the Year

First-time novelist Nathan Filer has won the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year award for his... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mantel wins Costa Book of the Year

Hilary Mantel wins the prestigious literary prize the Costa Book of the Year for her novel Bring Up the Bodies. Continue reading at BBC News

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Hilary Mantel wins Costa Book of the Year

Hilary Mantel has won the Costa Book of the Year for her Man Booker-winning novel Bring Up the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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