Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Ruby Tandoh was recognised with a Special Commendation for her second book Flavour: Eat What You Love (Chatto & Windus) at the André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards. The awards took place on Saturday 28th January at the Goring Hotel in London. 

 

Bibi Bakare-Yusuf was also in attendance and accepted the 2016 John Avery Award on behalf of Cassava Republic's title Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex and Nigerian Taste Buds by Yemisi Aribisala.

 

Fuchsia Dunlop (centre) was also honoured at the event for her publication Land of Fish and Rice (Bloomsbury). Dunlop is pictured alongside judge and fellow food writer Bee Wilson and the chair of trustees Nicholas Lander. 

 

Joseph Knox and Emma Flint were interviewed by Cathy Rentzenbrink at an event at Chorleywood Bookshop on Monday 23rd January. The duo discussed their debut crime novels Sirens (Transworld) and Little Deaths (Picador). 

 

Triple Pulitzer winner Thomas Friedman (centre left) took part in a Bookomi event at Vintners' Place on Monday 23rd January. Guests included (left – right) Christel Wolthoorn, Eleanor Winton, Annabel Huxley, James Sproule and Richard Kilgarriff.  

 

Mary Berry launched her latest cookbook Everyday (BBC Books) on Tuesday 24th January – the book is a TV tie-in featuring recipes from her forthcoming BBC2 series of the same name. The event took place at Fortnum & Mason's Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon in London. 

 

Former "The Great British Bake Off" co-hosts Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc joined Berry in celebrating the new release. 

 

On Tuesday 24th January, WH Smith’s held an event in its new Euston station store celebrating its Fresh Talent programme. A cake was presented which featured the cover art from all 12 titles on the list, which will be sold at all their airport and train station stores. 

 

The event was held to highlight the relationship between books and travel and was attended by most of the debut authors on the Fresh Talent list, including Thomas Hocknell.

 

Authors, publishers and agents joined the Icon team (above) to celebrate its 25th year in publishing at The Library Club on Wednesday 25th January. 

 

Writer Joanna Walsh won the £10,000 Creative Non-Fiction Fellowship at the annual Arts Foundation Awards 2017. Will Self presented the award at a ceremony which took place at Conway Hall on Wednesday 25th January. 

 

To mark Academic Book Week, Pearson's Richard Stagg, Blackwell's c.e.o. David Prescott, Cengage Learning's Andrew Robinson and consultant David Hipkin met at the British Library on Wednesday 25th January to debate "From REF to TEF: the opportunities for academic booksellers and publishers of the Teaching Excellence Framework".

 

OUP partnership project manager Edward White and Jenny Dance, director of EdTech start-up Phona, presented their collaboration on the Say It pronunciation app at the BETT EdTech show on Thursday 26th January.

 

Dressing for success: content manager Tim Miles and c.e.o. Dominic Traynor promote their literacy and digital skills start-up A Tale Unfolds at the BETT EdTech show held at Excel.