Sun, 11/04/2010 - 09:50
The future of the Galaxy British Book Awards is in the hands of a cross-industry steering group, with no event scheduled this spring, though a date for an autumn event is one option being discussed.
Headed by Craig Hillier, W H Smith Travel trading controller, books, the group is "looking at the awards to ensure they do have a...
Tue, 10/03/2009 - 09:06
The shortlisted titles for the 2009 Galaxy British Book Awards have been announced, with Barack Obama in the running for two awards.
The new American president is up for Borders Author of the Year, for The Audacity of Hope, and for Tesco Biography of the Year with Dreams from My Father. Ian McEwan won Author of the Year...
Tue, 10/03/2009 - 06:09
Galaxy is giving away 1m books in an on-pack promotion running alongside its sponsorship of the upcoming Galaxy British Book Awards, reports Brand Republic.
The 'Irresistible Reads' promotion will offer consumers the chance to win one of 10 ‘best selling’ books by entering a unique on-pack code online, at...
Thu, 10/04/2008 - 06:09
J K Rowling and Ian McEwan were the big winners at this year's Galaxy British Book Awards, with Rowling taking home the Outstanding Achievement award. The award was Rowling's fifth Nibbie win, having previously won the children's book category twice, as well as the author and book of the year categories. Prime Minister Gordon Brown...
Thu, 25/10/2007 - 08:18
The 2008 Galaxy British Book Awards will cut its number of prize categories in response to industry demand. The 2008 event on 9th April will also see one overall "book of the year" chosen from the winner of individual categories, with the winners of the six adult genre awards making up the...
shortlist for the overall winner.