Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Nikolaus Wachsmann (second right) won this year’s Jewish Quarterly Wingate literary prize for KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps (Little, Brown) on Monday 14th March. He is pictured at the winner's ceremony with (l-r) novelist Tahmima Anam, columnist Hugo Rifkind and writer Samantha Ellis, who judged the prize along with Senior Masorti Judaism Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg.

On Tuesday 16th March, former Olympic athlete Sir Chris Hoy dropped in to Blackwell's Bookshop in Edinburgh - where he used to work in his early twenties - to sell copies of his Flying Fergus children's books (Piccadilly Press).

Oxford University Press' Oliver Willis, account manager, and Stevie Thompson, sales representative for Scotland and retailers, celebrated wins at the APS Awards, held on Thursday 17th March at at Wotton House in Surrey.

The judges for the Wellcome Book Prize 2016 - (l-r) Tessa Hadley, Sathnam Sanghera, Joan Bakewell (chair), Damian Barr and Frances Balkwill - announced this year's shortlist on Monday 14th March.

To mark Shakespeare Week, children's author and illustrator Marcia Williams Marcia visited the Nelson Mandela Community School in Birmingham on Monday 14th March, where the children took part in Shakespeare activities including a staging of 'The Tempest'.