Tagged: Maggie O'Farrell

Second Shelf campaign helps Peters to bumper Bookshop sales

Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell (Tinder Press) has topped online retailer Bookshop.org's bestsellers chart for April, while a campaign by bookshop The Second Shelf helped Torrey Peters' Detransition,... Read more

Aussies rule the shortlist for £25k Walter Scott Prize

Three Australian authors are on the shortlist for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, including Pip Williams, whose debut novel explores the beginnings of the Oxford English Dictionary.... Read more

Hamnet crowned Waterstones Book of the Year 2020

Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell has been named Waterstones' Book of the Year 2020, claiming victory over the shortlist by "an overwhelming majority".... Read more

O'Farrell, McAnulty, Turton win at Books Are My Bag awards

Maggie O’Farrell’s Hamnet (Tinder Press) has been named the public’s favourite book of the year in the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards.... Read more

O'Farrell's Hamnet optioned by Hera Pictures

TV and film rights for Maggie O’Farrell’s Women’s Prize for Fiction-longlisted Hamnet (Tinder Press) have been optioned by Hera Pictures.... Read more

Maggie O’Farrell signs with Walker for first children’s book

The Walker Books Group has acquired Maggie O’Farrell’s first children’s book in a global rights deal. Read more

Tinder marks O'Farrell's 20th anniversary with Shakespeare-inspired novel

Headline imprint Tinder Press will publish a new novel by Maggie O'Farrell in April 2020, inspired by William Shakespeare's son, as the author celebrates her... Read more

Mainstreet to celebrate 10th birthday with year-long campaign

Scottish indie bookshop The Mainstreet Trading Company has appointed Sir Michael Morpurgo and Maggie O'Farrell as 'Mainstreet Makars' as part of a year-long campaign to... Read more

Rausing and O'Farrell make Wellcome Prize longlist

Memoirs from Maggie O'Farrell, Sigrid Rausing and Allan Jenkins have been longlisted for the 2018 Wellcome Book Prize. Read more

Campaign spotlight: taking the road less publicised

An established figure in fiction, Maggie O’Farrell’s surprise defection to non-fiction has proved a hit, topping the charts. But its success wasn’t without its challenges.... Read more

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