Fri, 19/10/2012 - 08:15
Gene Kerrigan’s The Rage (Vintage) has won the Crime Writers Association (CWA) Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel of the Year (sponsored by Constable & Robinson) at the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2012, taking home £2,500.
The CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger for Best Thriller, sponsored by Ian Fleming...
Wed, 25/04/2012 - 08:05
S J Watson's thriller Before I Go to Sleep (Transworld) yesterday picked for the Desmond Elliott Prize longlist, has been voted Best Read of the series by viewers in "The TV Book Club" Best Read Poll.
Elizabeth Haynes' Into the Darkest Corner (Myriad) was voted into second place, while Girl,...
Wed, 11/04/2012 - 09:18
There will be no new summer series of More4's "The TV Book Club", as production company Cactus re-models the show "for a new broadcaster" in autumn 2012 and plans a "new-look integrated retail and e-tail promotion to support it".
The most recent series of "The TV Book Club" will be...
Thu, 05/01/2012 - 09:00
"The TV Book Club" returns to More4 on Sunday 29th January with author S J Watson's Before I Go To Sleep the first of 10 "don't put me down" titles to be critiqued by the show's celebrity panel.
For the first time, viewers will be invited to interact with the show, funded by Specsavers,...
Mon, 10/10/2011 - 07:50
Tom Franklin has been awarded the Crime Writers Association (CWA) Gold Dagger for his novel Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter, beating Man Booker-shortlisted Snowdrops by A D Miller.
The Pan Macmillan title also beat Denise Mina’s The End of the Wasp Season and The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton...
Mon, 08/08/2011 - 07:23
Publishers have welcomed the news that Amanda Ross, Cactus TV md, may launch a television programme dedicated to children’s books.
While Ross is understood to be waiting news on a sponsor, she is optimistic the programme will go ahead with C4 later this year. Helen McAleer, Walker Books managing director, who has a background in...
Thu, 04/08/2011 - 08:48
Specsavers, the sponsors of the TV Book Club, has launched a free book giveaway of book club titles from previous years.
Until 3rd September, any customer who has an eye test can claim a copy of The Legacy by Katherine Webb, Spies of the Balkans by Alan Furst and Brixton Legacy by Roma Tearne. All were...
Mon, 13/06/2011 - 08:55
Emma Henderson's Orange-shortlisted Grace Williams Says It Loud and the latest novel by American thriller writer Dennis Lehane have been picked for the summer season of "The TV Book Club".
Returning on Sunday 26th June on More 4, with repeats on Channel 4, the eight-week series will again be presented by Jo...
Mon, 04/04/2011 - 08:51
Emma Donoghue's Room (Picador) has added another accolade to its Man Booker shortlisting and Orange-longlisting after receiving the vote of "TV Book Club" viewers as their favourite spring read of the 10 titles.
The second most popular title was Daisy Goodwin¹s My Last Duchess (Headline Review), and in third was...
Tue, 18/01/2011 - 16:21
The UK's two most high profile book promotions dominated the first full trading week of 2011, with half of this week's new entries into the Top 50 members of either Channel Four's "TV Book Club" or Richard and Judy's W H Smith selection.
Sales of the eight R&J selections in the seven days to 15th January...