Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Jessica Love won this year's Klaus Flugge Prize for her "barrier-breaking" and "heartwarming" tale, Julian is a Mermaid (Walker Books). Above are the shortlistees, pictured at the ceremony which took place on Wednesday 11th September.

 

Isabel Vincent celebrated the launch of her memoir Dinner with Edward (Pushkin Press) at Hatchards Piccadilly on Tuesday 10th September, alongside David Suchet who is set to play Edward in the film adaptation due out in 2021.

 

Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen were joined by a number of Aislings ahead of the launch of their third book Once, Twice, Three Times an Aisling (Gill Books) on Thursday 19th September.

 

Margaret Atwood took part in a midnight reading at Waterstones Piccadilly to celebrate the global publication of her long-awaited novel The Testaments on Tuesday 10th September. (© Craig Simmonds)

 

On Friday 6th September, bestselling author Adele Parks abseiled 540 feet down one of London's tallest skyscrapers, Broadgate Tower, raising over £2,000 for the National Literacy Trust.

 

The Knights Of! team (L-R David Stevens, Marssaié, Eishar Kaur, Daphne Lao Tonge and Aimée Felone) were among the guests at The Bookseller's Autumn Buyer's Guides party on Thursday 5th September. (©Mark Guest)

 

Author Bernadine Evaristo left joined judges Afua Hirsch centre and Liz Calder at the 2019 Booker Prize shortlist party, held at the Serpentine Gallery in London on Tuesday 2nd September.

 

Lemn Sissay MBE left appeared at the Royal Court Theatre on Tuesday 3rd September to talk to Miranda Sawyer about the launch of his memoir My Name Is Why (Canongate).