Fri, 07/03/2014 - 15:15
Man Booker shortlisted Jim Crace is one of eight recipients of this year’s $150,000 Windham Campbell Literature Prizes.
The eight winners, from seven countries, receive the generous awards in recognition of their achievements and to support their work.
Also winning are novelists Nadeem Aslam, author of The Blind Man...
Fri, 07/03/2014 - 10:00
The longlist for this year’s Independent Foreign Fiction Prize “reveals a fictional eco-system of staggering diversity”, according to the Independent's Boyd Tonkin.
Announcing the longlist on the newspaper’s...
Fri, 07/03/2014 - 09:10
Six debut novelists will compete against writers at the “top of their form” on the longlist for this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction [full longlist below].
Former Women’s Prize winners Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Half of a Yellow Sun, 2007) and Suzanne Berne (A Crime in the...
Fri, 07/03/2014 - 08:50
Aitken Alexander m.d. Andrew Kidd, the founder of The Folio Prize, which makes its inaugural award on Monday (10th March), has told The Bookseller that literary prizes are "not territorial" and that the "positioning of one prize to another is irrelevant."
In a question-and-answer feature in today's (...
Thu, 06/03/2014 - 16:37
The books on the shortlist for the Pushkin House Russian Book Prize 2014 cover a wide range of Russian history.
The Prize, which is now in its second year and runs in association with Waterstones, rewards the best non-fiction writing on Russia.
The shortlisted titles include The Black Russian by Vladimir...
Thu, 06/03/2014 - 09:20
Author and TV presenter Tony Robinson has won his second Blue Peter book award, for Weird World of Wonders: World War II, illustrated by Thomas Flintham (Macmillan Children's Books).
Robinson won the Best Book with Facts award, beating Marvellous Maths by Jonathan Litton, illustrated by Thomas Flintham (Templar...
Thu, 06/03/2014 - 08:50
Campaigns for Neil Gaiman's The Ocean At The End of the Lane (Headline), Alex Ferguson's My Autobiography (Hodder & Stoughton) and John Williams' Stoner (Vintage Classics) were among the winners at the PPC Annual Awards held in London last night (5th March).
Headline's Sam Eades won the...
Thu, 06/03/2014 - 08:20
There are two titles from Harvill Secker on the shortlist for the 2014 Petrona Award for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel of the Year.
The award is open to crime fiction in translation, either written by a Scandinavian author or set in Scandinavia, and published in the UK in the previous calendar year.
Thu, 06/03/2014 - 08:10
Autobiographies by Alex Ferguson, Ricky Hatton, Ronnie O'Sullivan and Harry Redknapp are on the longlist for the 12th Annual British Sports Book Awards.
The Hodder & Stoughton-published My Autobiography by the former Manchester United manager will compete against War and Peace: My Story by Ricky Hatton (...
Wed, 05/03/2014 - 15:52
Books published by Scholastic, Bloomsbury and Kelpies have won prizes at the 2013 Scottish Children’s Book Awards, announced at Glasgow’s Mitchell Library.
Author Chae Strathie won the Bookbug Readers category for three to seven-year-olds for the picture book Jumblebum, which is illustrated by Ben...