Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

That Book (Hurtwood Press) scooped the Book of the Year gong at 2018's British Book Design & Production Awards, which took place on Thursday 22nd November at the Montcalm Marble Arch Hotel in London.


Illustrator Tony Ross opened the Silence in the Library project at Ashington Library in Northumberland on Thursday 22nd November.


Bookbug visited Blackfriars Primary School as part of Book Week Scotland, which runs from Monday 19th to Sunday 25th November. (©Alasdair Watson)


First Minister Nicola Sturgeon also celebrated Book Week Scotland on Wednesday 21st November, arranging for complete sets of Murial Sparks novels to be delivered to every library in Scotland, thanks to funding from the People's Postcode Lottery.


On Wednesday 21st November, authors L-R Heidi Swain, Cathy Bramley, Karen Swan, Milly Johnson and Lucy Dillon started the Christmas season with a Festive Girls’ Night Out event at Waterstones in Leeds.


On Friday 16th November, Allie Esiri centre led a starry line-up at her latest poetry platform event at the National Theatre—featuring readings from her two award-winning anthologies A Poem for Every Night of the Year and A Poem for Every Day of the Year (both Macmillan). L-R Kate Fleetwood, Indira Varma, Helen McCrory, Esiri, Joanna Lumley, Sheila Atim and Chris Riddell. (©Rolf Marriott)


Fans flocked to Waterstones Piccadilly on Thursday 15th November for a midnight event celebrating the publication of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (Little, Brown).


Jeff Norton centre celebrated the publication of his latest novel Alienated (Awesome Reads) at Warwick Books, alongside Pauline Giacomelli-Harris left and Mog Giacomelli-Harris.