Fri, 09/11/2012 - 05:30
Judges have been announced for the third Warwick Prize for Writing, which will be awarded next year.
The £25,000 prize is awarded every two years and can be given to a piece of writing in English from any discipline.
The three judges are Professor Ian Sansom from the University of Warwick; author Marina Warner; and...
Mon, 13/08/2012 - 08:00
Yale University Press is releasing the never-before-published diaries of the Welsh actor and film star, Richard Burton, who was twice married to Elizabeth Taylor.
The legendary star's diaries cover the years 1939 to 1983, and the volume will be released as a £25 hardback on 31st October.
The book is edited by Chris...
Mon, 31/10/2011 - 07:50
Yale University Press will be nosing around authors' bookshelves with the publication of Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books next month, with authors including Philip Pullman, Jonathan Lethem and Junot Díaz revealing which titles they treasure.
The book, edited by Harvard English professor Leah Price,...
Mon, 26/09/2011 - 08:03
Faber has scored three of the shortlisted titles for the £5,000 HW Fisher Best First Biography Prize, with books from Bloomsbury, Northumbria Press and Yale University Press making up the rest of the selection.
From a record entry of 68 titles, the shortlist is made up of: The Children of Lovers: A Memoir of William Golding...
Mon, 28/02/2011 - 15:41
Yale University Press has bought UK rights to a title exploring the WikiLeaks controversy and its repercussions, and will be pushing to publish in March.
Politics, economics and current affairs editor Phoebe Clapham bought the rights to WikiLeaks and the Age of Transparency by Micah L Sifry from OR Books publisher and co-founder John...
Wed, 16/06/2010 - 08:51
Books on evolution, physics, medieval science and climate change are among the 12 titles to have been longlisted for this year's Royal Society Prize for Science Books, which was announced today (16th June).
Faber, Icon and Profile took their place alongside the Oxford and Yale University Presses and larger groups such as Penguin,...
Tue, 18/08/2009 - 15:39
Mon, 17/08/2009 - 07:39
Yale University Press has come under heavy criticism for removing images of the prophet Muhammad from a book it is publishing.
The American Association of University Professors has hit out at the the university publisher for "acceding to the anticipated demands" of terrorists. Its president Cary Nelson wrote on the association...