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Ten to treasure

So the shortlist is here. After weeks of reading more than 90 submissions, it’s a relief to announce this list to the world.... Read more

You bet

Together with chairman of judges, John Gaustad, this was the 26th time I have been involved with the William Hill Sports Book of... Read more

The new novel

The logo we chose for the Goldsmiths Prize [awarded on 12th November to Ali Smith's How to Be Both] is the line that... Read more

The luxury of literature

The New York Times recently ran an article questioning whether literature was still relevant in the digital age when computer scientists and code are the... Read more

Hisham Matar wins first Rathbones Folio Prize

Hisham Matar has won the first £20,000 Rathbones Folio Prize for his "profound and powerful" memoir The Return (Viking). Read more

Joanna Trollope to chair BBC Short Story award

Author Joanna Trollope is to chair the judging panel for the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award with BookTrust. Read more

Carole Blake named agent of the year at RNAs

The late agent Carole Blake has been honoured with the Agent of the Year award at the Romantic Novelists' Association's (RNA) second industry awards.... Read more

Diagram Prize: Oddest Book Titles of the Year battle it out

Academic texts on the human posterior and animal entrails, a tome on famous birdwatchers and a photography book showcasing the beautiful architecture of bus stops... Read more

Bloomsbury triumphs at Design and Production awards

Bloomsbury won three awards at the 2015 British Book Design and Production Awards, including the "coveted" Book of the Year award. Read more

'Original' Levithan among UKLA winners

Books by David Levithan, Philip Reeve, Sarah McIntyre, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers were the winners of this year’s United Kingdom Literary Association (UKLA) Book... Read more

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