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Hatchet Job award goes to Cunningham takedown

CBC – 2012-02-08

A critic who accused a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist of scattering literary allusions like 'tin cans tied to a tricycle' has won a prize for the year's most lacerating book review.
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Waterstones Childrens Book Prize shortlist revealed

The Bookseller – 2012-02-08

This year's shortlist for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize includes new talent...
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‘Orwellian Prize’ for inaccuracy awarded to the Daily Mail

Poynter. – 2012-01-31

A University of Oxford professor has awarded her annual prize for “journalistic misrepresentation” to an outrageously inaccurate and scaremongering story published by the Daily Mail in 2011. Dorothy Bishop, a professor of developmental...
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Gantos, Raschka, Whaley Take Home Top Kids’ Prizes

Publishers Weekly – 2012-01-27

Last Monday, the American Library Association announced its annual Youth Media Awards at its Midwinter conference, held this year in Dallas. The 2012 John Newbery Medal went to author Jack Gantos for Dead End in Norvelt (FSG), a semiautobiographical...
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AFP Photographer Wins Prestigious Berlin Prize

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-26

"This prestigious prize awarded to an AFP photographer for the first time demonstrates once again the quality of the work of our teams in Germany, and the talent of our journalists operating in our 200bureaus around the world," said Emmanuel ...
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Miller’s ‘Pure’ Wins $47,000 Costa Award After Man Booker Snub

BusinessWeek – 2012-01-25

Andrew Miller won the Costa Book of the Year award for “Pure,” a novel about pre-Revolutionary France. He defeated four other authors including the bookies’ favorite, biographer Matthew Hollis, and the U.K. poet laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, to...
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The Black Project wins graphic novel prize

The Bookseller – 2012-01-24

Gareth Brookes' The Black Project has won Myriad Editions' first competition for a...
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Prize-winning debut to Hutchinson

The Bookseller – 2012-01-20

Hutchinson has bought Lamb by Bonnie Nazdam, a début novel which won the 2011 Flaherty-...
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Sutherland to chair Fiction Uncovered panel

The Bookseller – 2012-01-18

John Sutherland, a former judge and chair of the Man Booker prize, is to chair the judging panel...
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Burnside wins T S Eliot Prize

The Bookseller – 2012-01-17

John Burnside's Black Cat Bone (Jonathan Cape) has won the 2011 T S Eliot Prize for Poetry,...
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Cape acquires Graphic Novel

The Bookseller – 2012-01-13

Jonathan Cape has acquired the Observer/Cape/Graphic Short Story Prize 2011-winning work, The...
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Outlandish science title for Profile

The Bookseller – 2012-01-11

Profile Books is to publish a new take on the origins of life by Royal Society prizewinner Nick...
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Carrère wins first French "prize of prizes"

The Bookseller – 2011-12-19

The first annual literary ‘prize of prizes’ has been awarded to Emmanuel Carrè...
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More Greg Hughes for Quercus

The Bookseller – 2011-12-16

Quercus has acquired a second book by prize-winning YA author Greg Hughes, with plans to publish...
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US World Book Night titles revealed

The Bookseller – 2011-12-15

World Book Night in the US has appointed Pulitzer Prize-wining journalist Anna Quindlen as its...
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Hard times for the LA Times as editor stands down

Editors Weblog – 2011-12-14

Times are tough for the LA Times as Russ Stanton, who has been editor of the paper for the past four years, is standing down amidst the expectation of more job cuts. Stanton leaves the news organisation on December 23rd and will be replaced by...
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'Downton Abbey''s Stevens to judge Man Booker

The Bookseller – 2011-12-12

In a move likely to inflame critics of the Man Booker prize judging process, actor Dan Stevens...
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Hall wins Green Carnation Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-12-07

Catherine Hall has beaten authors including Coim Tóibín and Jackie Kay to this year...
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Kinsella joins Oswald in withdrawing from T S Eliot Award

The Bookseller – 2011-12-07

A second poet shortlisted for the T S Eliot Prize for Poetry has withdrawn from the award,...
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Miller and Matar join English PEN Board

The Bookseller – 2011-12-06

The Man Booker Prize shortlisted author Hisham Matar has been elected onto the board of writers...
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