Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

The Romantic Novelists’ Association Industry Awards took place at the RNA's Winter Party in London on Thursday 21st November. Pictured are the winners, L-R Kate Nash, Charlotte Ledger, Laura Macdougall, Rebecca McDonnell and Anne Williams.


Colm Tóibín received the Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's An Post Irish Book Awards, held in Dublin on Wednesday 20th November.


Hallie Rubenhold front centre won the £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction with The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper (Doubleday). The ceremony took place at London's Science Museum on Tuesday 19th November. (©Janie Airey)


On Tuesday 19th November, Elton John right sat down with David Walliams in front of a packed house at the Hammersmith Apollo to speak candidly about his memoir Me (Pan Macmillan), rise to stardom, marriage to David Furnish and more. (©David Bennett)


Author Jane Porter right and illustrator Maisie Paradise-Shearring celebrated the launch of their new picture book, The Boy Who Loved Everyone (Walker Books), at Waterstones Clapham on Friday 15th November.


National Book Tokens launched its annual festive campaign, with the return of its Hidden Book Game for a seventh year, designed by illustrator Harry Woodgate.