Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Katherine Rundell left and Hannah Beckermann visited David's Bookshop in Letchworth as part of Independent Bookshop Week celebrations.

 

Elizabeth Acevedo right and Jackie Morris left are the respective winners of this year's CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals for The Poet X (Egmont/Electric Monkey) and The Lost Words (Hamish Hamilton). The pair are pictured alongside presenter Konnie Huq. (©Katariina Jarvinen)

 

Catherine Faulkner illustrated the windows of Kew Bookshop and Mr B's Emporium in Bath to celebrate the shortlisting of Thor Hanson's Buzz (Icon Books) for this year's Independent Bookshop Week Awards.

 

The winners of this year's Society of Authors’ Awards were revealed at Southwark Cathedral. Pictured L-R are the Betty Trask Prize and Award winners: Sophie Mackintosh, Daisy Lafarge, Ruqaya Izzidien, James Clarke, Imogen Hermes Gowar, Samuel Fisher and Rebecca Ley.

 

Alison Baverstock centre celebrated the launch of the sixth edition of How To Market Books (Routledge) alongside Nick Hewer and Vivienne Wordley at the Buckingham Literary Festival.

 

Robin Robertson became the first Scot to win the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for The Long Take (Picador). The award was announced at the Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival, which saw its 2019 visitor attendance up 18% on last year.

 

The Rt Hon Dame Margaret Hodge DBE MP hosted a reception at the Houses of Parliament in order to showcase the impact of this year’s World Book Day.