Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

On Wednesday 6th November, the judging panel for the 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction was revealed: L-R author Paula Hawkins, comedian Viv Groskop, philanthropist Martha Lane Fox, activist Scarlett Curtis and Black British Business Awards co-founder Melanie Eusebe.

 

Indie bookshop Book-ish in Crickhowell was named runner-up for the annual Britain's Best Small Shop award, which was presented at the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday 5th November.

 

The London Review of Books celebrated its 40th anniversary on Monday 4th November with a host of illustrious guests, including Bill Nighy, Mary Beard and Helena Bonham Carter (pictured alongside her mother Elena far left and LRB editor Mary-Kay Wilmers centre). (©Benedict Johnson)

 

Sir Trevor McDonald left and John Humphrys talked in the Green Room ahead of their events at Stratford-upon-Avon’s Literary Festival, which took place between the 1st and 3rd of November. (©Rupert Barnes)

 

Authors Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde second left, N. Scott Momaday second right and Eli Saslow far right were honoured at the 2019 Dayton Literary Peace Prize gala in Dayton, Ohio on Sunday 3rd November.

 

Lionel Shriver right joined Dawn O'Porter to celebrate the launch of her latest book So Lucky (HarperCollins) on Wednesday 30th October.

 

Author Ian Rankin launched Save the Children's #GilbertTheRedPhoneBox on Queen Street, Edinburgh—Scotland's "newest and quirkiest" tourist attraction.