Writer and director Sally Wainwright will make a rare appearance at the Wimpole History Festival in June with Bart Van Es, Michael Morpugo, Melvyn Bragg... Read more
Bart van Es has won this year’s £2,500 Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize for The Cut Out Girl.
In this week's pictures round-up Tony Robinson visits a primary school in Leicester, while Bart van Es scoops the Costa Book of the Year gong... Read more
Bart van Es' biography The Cut Out Girl (Fig Tree) has won the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year award.... Read more
Bart van Es' The Cut Out Girl (Fig Tree) and Tara Westover's Educated (Hutchinson) have been shortlisted for the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize.... Read more
Irish novelist Sally Rooney, 27, has become the youngest author ever to win the Costa Novel Award, triumphing for her second novel Normal People (Faber), a coming-of-age... Read more
Irish novelist Sally Rooney, children's writer David Almond, and a 70-year-old debut writer, Anne Youngson, are among the 20 authors whose books have been shortlisted... Read more