Thu, 31/05/2012 - 12:45
Bloomsbury has ordered a 35,000-copy reprint of The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller, which last night scooped the Orange Prize.
The publisher has already ordered the paperback reprint, and is anticipating reprinting again in a couple of days. Editor-in-chief Alexandra Pringle said: "We've already had absolutely...
Thu, 31/05/2012 - 10:56
Speaking immediately after winning the Orange Prize for Fiction with The Song of Achilles (Bloomsbury) Madeline Miller said the book, set in classical Greece, was a suitably epic decade in the making.
The novel follows Patroclus, an awkward young prince, who has been exiled to Phthia to live in the shadow of King...
Thu, 31/05/2012 - 09:54
A debut novel has won the Orange Prize for Fiction for the second year running, with US author Madeline Miller scooping the £30,000 award for The Song of Achilles (Bloomsbury).
At the prize ceremony at London's Royal Festival Hall last night (30th May), chair of the judges Joanna Trollope called the novel—...
Tue, 17/04/2012 - 09:40
Bloomsbury has three titles on this year’s Orange Prize shortlist, while novels published by independent publishers account for five of the six nominations.
The Bloomsbury titles are Ann Patchett’s State of Wonder, Madeline Miller’s The Song of Achilles and Georgina Harding’s Painter of...