Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Translator Deborah Smith and author Han Kang, winners of the Man Booker International Prize for The Vegetarian (Portobello Books), awarded at a ceremony at the V&A on Monday 16th May. Picture: Janie Airey

Smith is hugged by editor Max Porter after The Vegetarian is announced as the winner of the Man Booker International Prize. Picture: Janie Airey

Emma Wilson and Anne Robinson at the Man Booker International Prize party. Picture: Janie Airey

Shami Chakrabarti, Baroness Helena Kennedy and Razia Iqbal at the Man Booker International Prize party. Picture: Janie Airey

Muriel Barbery, author of The Life of Elves, visited her publishers Gallic Books in Belgravia Bookshop in London on Monday 16th May. She is pictured (left) with her editor Jane Aitken.

Last night (May 19th2016), Caroline Jones at the launch of her new book, Knickers Model's Own: A Year of Frugal Fashion (Michael English Publishing) on Thursday 19th May at the National Gallery in London.

To mark the publication of Stewart Foster’s The Bubble Boy (Simon & Schuster) Foster, members of the Simon & Schuster team and Stewart’s agent, Nicola Barr, took part in the doitforcharity.com Superhero Run in Regent’s Park on Sunday 15th August. Claudia Beard, owner and founder of charity I Am Super capes, donated superhero capes to each of the runners and Simon & Schuster UK supported each runner with a donation and branded The Bubble Boy T-shirt. The runners raised over £2,000 for Starlight which grants once-in-a-lifetime wishes for seriously and terminally ill children.

Max Porter with the Dylan Thomas Prize trophy for his book Grief is the Thing with Feathers (Faber & Faber), awarded on Saturday 14th May.

Author Dorothy Koomson (second left) with (from left) Southwark Libraries' Deniz Allport, Sandra Agard and Mike Allport during a visit on Thursday 12th May.

Children took part in Middle School Live! at the British Film Institute on Wednesday 11th May as part of James Patterson's visit to the UK. 

The event, attended by 400 children aged between nine and 12, was hosted by ex-Blue Peter presenter Zoe Salmon, pictured on stage with Patterson.