Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Kate Mosse introduces the Baileys Women's Prize Best of the Best event at the Piccadilly Theatre in London on Monday 2nd November.

 

Stanley Tucci reads onstage at the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best of the Best event, where Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Half of a Yellow Sun (Harper Perennial) was judged the best of the prize winners from the past decade.

 

Pictured at the after-party for the Best of the Best event are author Mosse and actress Sheila Hancock.

 

Margaret Mountford, who will chair the judging panel for the 2016 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, pictured with actress Sia Kiwa, who read from extracts of some of the former prize winners at the Best of the Best event.

 

Tucci with his wife, literary agent Felicity Blunt, at the Best of the Best event after-party.

 

Steve Silberman holds his book Neurotribes (Allen & Unwin), which won the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction on Monday 2nd November.

 

Lennie Goodings (back row, left), Virago's publisher, with contributors to and editors of I Call Myself a Feminist (Virago) at a launch at Daunts in Chelsea on Wednesday 4th November.

 

On Wednesday 4th November Chorleywood Bookshop opened its Litfest with a ‘Fun, Fiction and Food’ night, where (from left) Melissa Fabio chaired a discussion with authors Louise Lee, Tasmina Perry and Stella Newman.

 

On Thursday 5th November writers Jean-Yves Ferri (right) and Didier Conrad (left), creators of Asterix and the Missing Scroll (Orion Children's Books) visited London, where they met fan and competition winner Simon Faircliff (centre) whose prize was to be featured as a caricature in the book.

 

Staff from John Murray Press wait at Blackfriars Bridge on Tuesday 3rd November to welcome Sarah Outen, who has spent four and a half years on her London2London: via the World expedition, where she has rowed, biked and kayaked around the northern hemisphere, inspiring children and fundraising for charity. The banner features the name of Outen's forthcoming book about her experience, Dare to Do (Nicholas Brealey).