Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Author David Goldblatt finds out he has won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award for his book The Game of Our Lives (Viking) on Thursday 26th November.

 

Goldblatt with his trophy.

 

The launch of Ragnar Jonasson's Nightblind (Orenda Books) at the Icelandic Embassy in London on Thursday 26th November. Pictured are (from left) Jonasson, Karen Sullivan, founder of Orenda, and David Headley of Goldsboro Books.

 

Yang May Ooi uses her fists to demonstrate the "golden lotus", the three-inch foot created by the Chinese practice of foot-binding, for her performance "Bound Feet Blues", at the Tristan Bates theatre in London. The three-week theatre run accompanies her new book of the same title (Urbane Publications, £16.99), a memoir inspired by oral stories passed down by the women in her family.

 

Summersdale m.d. Alastair Williams celebrates the publisher's 25th birthday with an anniversary cake.

 

Anne Enright with her award for Irish novel of the year for The Green Road (Jonathan Cape) at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2015 on Wednesday 25th November in Dublin.

 

Irish American novelist JP Donleavy with the Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2015.

 

Louise O'Neill with her award for Specsavers Children's Book of the Year for Asking For It (Quercus) at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2015.

 

Marlon James reads from his book A Brief History of Seven Killings (Oneworld) at Waterstones Piccadilly on Tuesday 24th November.

 

Paula Hawkins at The Mainstreet Trading Company in St Boswells on Monday 24th November.

 

Sarah McIntyre and Philip Reeve read from Pugs of the Frozen North (OUP) at the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators’ (SCBWI) conference, which took place on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd November. Picture: George Kirk

 

Representatives from Walker Books at Seven Stories' 10th birthday celebrations at the House of Commons.


Richard Charkin and Trevor Goul-Weeker at the BTBS annual thank you party at Carmelite House, London.