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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...

‘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....

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Hall wins Green Carnation Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-12-07

Catherine Hall has beaten authors including Coim Tóibín and Jackie Kay to this year...

Oswald withdraws from T S Eliot prize over hedge fund sponsor

The Bookseller – 2011-12-06

Poet Alice Oswald has withdrawn her book Memorial (Faber) from the T S Eliot prize because of...

Oswald withdraws from T S Eliot prize over investment sponsor

The Bookseller – 2011-12-06

Poet Alice Oswald has withdrawn her book Memorial (Faber) from the T S Eliot prize because of...

Ronald Reng wins William Hill prize

The Bookseller – 2011-11-28

Ronald Reng’s biography of Robert Enke, the German national goalkeeper who took his own...

Faber acquires German prize-winning debut

The Bookseller – 2011-11-23

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 23/11/2011 - 08:05 Faber has acquired a title by debut author Eugen Ruge, winner of this year's German Book Prize. Editor Sarah Savitt bought...

Graphic novel wins Quebec children's book prize

CBC – 2011-11-23

A graphic novel about a boy navigating life after the death of his mother has won the young adult novel award from the Quebec Writers Federation.

Booker prize winner Mantel plans sequel to sequel

Reuters – 2011-11-18

LONDON, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel, whose "Wolf Hall" retold the life and thoughts of Thomas Cromwell, is planning not one sequel, but two, she said in an interview...

Italian historian wins $75K Cundill Prize

CBC – 2011-11-16

A book about controversial 20th century saint Padre Pio has won the Cundill Prize, a $75,000 award from McGill University for historical literature.

Caldwell wins Dylan Thomas Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-11-10

Publication Date: Thu, 10/11/2011 - 08:50 Belfast-born author Lucy Caldwell has won the £30,000 University of Wales Dylan Thomas Prize, beating Orange Prize-winner Téa Obreht. Caldwell's novel The...

LaPlante wins Wellcome prize

The Bookseller – 2011-11-10

Publication Date: Thu, 10/11/2011 - 08:40 Debut novelist Alice LaPLante has won the third Wellcome Trust Book Prize for her tale of a "brilliant mind in terminal decline". Turn of Mind (Harvill...

Murakami and Ghosh to compete for Man Asian Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-10-31

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Mon, 31/10/2011 - 11:46 Titles by Haruki Murakami and Amitav Ghosh have been longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize among 12 novels from countries...

Literature Prize could coincide with LBF

The Bookseller – 2011-10-28

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 14:49 The Literature Prize is to be awarded in the spring of each year, with founder Andrew Kidd saying it will take place for the...

Waterstone's to publish short story prize anthology

The Bookseller – 2011-10-28

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 08:30 Waterstone's is set to publish a print and e-book anthology to celebrate the shortlist for the 2012 Sunday Times EFG Private Bank...

Michael Hunter wins Samuel Pepys prize

The Bookseller – 2011-10-26

Publication Date: Wed, 26/10/2011 - 08:45 Academic Michael Hunter has won the 2011 Samuel Pepys Award for his "fascinating" biography of 17th-century scientist Robert Boyle. Boyle: Between God and...

Shortlist revealed for South Asian Lit prize

The Bookseller – 2011-10-25

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 08:30 The six shortlisted books competing to win 2012’s $50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature have been unveiled. read more

New sponsor backs T S Eliot prize

The Bookseller – 2011-10-20

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 20/10/2011 - 11:19 The Poetry Book Society has obtained three-year sponsorship for the prestigious T S Eliot Prize from private investment...

Julian Barnes wins Man Booker Prize

CBC – 2011-10-19

British author Julian Barnes has won the Man Booker Prize, one of the world's most prestigious prizes for English literature, for his book The Sense of an Ending.

Winman wins Edinburgh Festival book prize

The Bookseller – 2011-10-19

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 14:45 Sarah Winman’s debut When God Was a Rabbit (Headline Review) has won the 2011 Edinburgh International Book Festival’s Newton...

Trewin slams "tosh" from Literature Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-10-13

Written By: Benedicte Page, Graeme Neill and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 13/10/2011 - 08:53 Ion Trewin, administrator of the Man Booker Prize, has hit back at the new Literature Prize...

'Well-funded' Literature Prize may run in 2012

The Bookseller – 2011-10-12

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 12/10/2011 - 16:06 Publishers, agents, writers, scouts and literary critics are backing the new Literature Prize announced today but all names...

New Literature Prize to establish "standard of excellence"

The Bookseller – 2011-10-12

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 12/10/2011 - 11:55 A new literary award, The Literature Prize, has been set up to "establish a clear and uncompromising standard of excellence",...

de Waal and Colfer win Indy prize

The Bookseller – 2011-10-11

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Tue, 11/10/2011 - 08:40 Edmund de Waal's Costa-winning memoir The Hare with Amber Eyes (Vintage) has won the adult category of this year's Independent...

Foulds wins EU prize at Frankfurt

The Bookseller – 2011-10-11

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 11/10/2011 - 12:10 British novelist Adam Foulds is among the 12 winners of the 2011 European Union Prize for Literature, announced today at the...

Tranströmer awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature

The Bookseller – 2011-10-06

Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 11:58 Swedish writer and poet Tomas Tranströmer has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. The committee behind the decision awarded the accolade to the...

Triumph at last for Burnside at Forward Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-10-06

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 08:54 John Burnside has won the Forward Prize for Best Collection of poetry after being shortlisted a previous three times for the poetry...

"Eye-opening" shortlist revealed for Royal Society prize

The Bookseller – 2011-09-27

Publication Date: Tue, 27/09/2011 - 08:30 Titles on words, waves and the periodic table have made it through to the final six for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books, described as an...

Bragg to judge Sunday Times short story prize

The Bookseller – 2011-09-26

Publication Date: Mon, 26/09/2011 - 11:59 Broadcaster and author Melvyn Bragg is to join the judging panel for the Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award for a second year in a row. Bragg...

Strong showing for Faber on First Biography Prize shortlist

The Bookseller – 2011-09-26

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 26/09/2011 - 08:35 Faber has scored three of the shortlisted titles for the £5,000 HW Fisher Best First Biography Prize, with books from...

White Horse wins Vintage indie prize

The Bookseller – 2011-09-23

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 23/09/2011 - 08:40 The White Horse Bookshop in Marlborough, Wiltshire, has been named Vintage Independent Bookshop of the Year, with two London...

Prize winning journalist Johann Hari admits to plagiarism

Editors Weblog – 2011-09-16

Johann Hari, a columnist for The Independent, has returned his Orwell Prize and been forced to undertake a 4 month leave of absence after having admitted to plagiarism. He has now published an...

Waterstone's add new categories to children's book prize

The Bookseller – 2011-09-14

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Wed, 14/09/2011 - 09:28 Waterstone’s has extended its children’s book prize to include teen fiction and picture books, in addition to books for five to...

Waterstone's adds new categories to kid's book prize

The Bookseller – 2011-09-14

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Wed, 14/09/2011 - 09:28 Waterstone’s has extended its children’s book prize to include teen fiction and picture books, in addition to books for five to...

Orwell prize to blog "hop-picking" stories

The Bookseller – 2011-08-25

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 25/08/2011 - 07:00 The Orwell Prize is to blog George Orwell’s “hop-picking” diary entries, which went on to form part of his novel A Clergyman’s...

Debut U.S. novelist wins U.K.'s oldest book prize

CBC – 2011-08-23

Debut U.S. novelist Tatjana Soli has been announced as the latest winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction, Britain's oldest literary award.

Trollope new chair of Orange Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-08-01

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 01/08/2011 - 08:45 The Orange Prize for Fiction has appointed author Joanna Trollope as its chair of judges for 2012, only the second time a...

Oxford poetry professor up for Forward prize

The Bookseller – 2011-07-14

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 14/07/2011 - 09:00 Oxford Professor of Poetry Geoffrey Hill will compete against former winners David Harsent and Sean O’Brien to win The Forward...

Media Decoder: Prize Patrol Heads Over to AOL

The New York Times – 2011-07-12

Publishers Clearing House, which is offering "$5,000 every week for life" in its current sweepstakes, will take over the AOL home page on Tuesday with an ad that mimics the company's Prize Patrol van...

Dikötter scoops Samuel Johnson Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-07-06

Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 20:00 Academic Frank Dikötter has won the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2011 for his “meticulous account of a brutal manmade calamity”, Mao’s Great...

Walker Books launches prize in tribute to late founder

The Bookseller – 2011-07-01

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 01/07/2011 - 09:00 Walker Books has launched an award for new illustration to help mark the 20th anniversary of the death of the company's founder,...

Longlist revealed for Royal Society Winton Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-06-27

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Mon, 27/06/2011 - 10:01 Titles on waves, malaria and spiders’ webs have been longlisted for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. The 13...

Shortlist revealed for Royal Society Winton Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-06-27

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Mon, 27/06/2011 - 10:01 Titles on waves, malaria and spiders’ webs have been longlisted for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. The 13...

Anjali Joseph scoops Desmond Elliott Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-06-24

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 24/06/2011 - 08:39 Anjali Joseph has won the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for her "faultlessly written" novel Saraswati Park. read more

The Long Song wins Walter Scott Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-06-20

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 20/06/2011 - 09:03 Andrea Levy's Man Booker-shortlisted The Long Song (Headline Review) has been lauded by judges of the Walter Scott Prize for its...

Six shortlisted as Royal Society kids' book prize returns

The Bookseller – 2011-06-17

Written By: Rachel Bradley Publication Date: Fri, 17/06/2011 - 08:07 A guide to astronomy and a pop-up guide to how the world works are among the shortlisted titles for the first Royal Society...

Column McCann wins IMPAC Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-06-16

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 16/06/2011 - 09:16 Colum McCann has won the 2011 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for his novel Let the Great World Spin (Bloomsbury),...

Lightfoot book nominated for children's lit prize

CBC – 2011-06-15

A wartime diary-style novel by Jean Little and a picture book version of Gordon Lightfoot's Canadian Railroad Trilogy are among the titles nominated for the Canadian Children's Book Centre Awards.

Obreht takes Orange Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-06-08

Written By: Katie Allen and Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 08/06/2011 - 19:15 Debut author Téa Obreht has won the Orange Prize for Fiction for The Tiger’s Wife (Weidenfeld & Nicolson),...

Grossman wins Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-06-07

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 07/06/2011 - 08:26 David Grossman's novel To the End of the Land (Jonathan Cape) has won this year's £4,000 Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize,...

Julian Assange wins Martha Gellhorn journalism prize

Guardian – 2011-06-02

WikiLeaks founder praised as 'brave, determined, independent' by judgesJulian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, has won the 2011 Martha Gellhorn prize for journalism.The annual prize is awarded to a...

Two novelists win first Pratchett prize

The Bookseller – 2011-06-02

Publication Date: Thu, 02/06/2011 - 07:30 Two novelists have been chosen as the winners of the inaugural Terry Pratchett Anywhere But Here, Anywhen But Now Prize. David Logan’s Half Sick of Shadows...

Forna wins Commonwealth Writers Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-05-23

Publication Date: Mon, 23/05/2011 - 12:15 Aminatta Forna has won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize 2011 Best Book for her novel The Memory of Love (Bloomsbury). The judges described the novel as "a...

Booker judge quits over prize for 'suffocating' Philip Roth

The Independent – 2011-05-19

The Man Booker International Prize, which recognises an author's overall contribution to literature, is one of novel-writing's most prestigious prizes.

Independent Booksellers Book Prize shortlists unveiled

The Bookseller – 2011-05-19

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 19/05/2011 - 12:19 Readers are being called to cast their vote for the Independent Booksellers’ Book Prize winner, after the shortlist was...

Jenni Russell wins Orwell prize for political journalism

Guardian – 2011-05-18

Guardian and Sunday Times columnist praised for 'overriding humanity', while Graeme Archer takes home blogging awardJenni Russell, the Guardian and Sunday Times columnist, has won the 2011 Orwell...

Philip Roth wins Man Booker International Prize

CBC – 2011-05-18

American author Philip Roth, whose career spans 50 years and includes a 1998 Pulitzer Prize, has been awarded the $100,000 US Man Booker International Prize in Sydney.

Roth awarded Man Booker International Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-05-18

Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 09:31 Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Philip Roth has been awarded the £60,000 Man Booker International Prize 2011. The author of The Human Stain and American...

The late Tom Bingham award Orwell Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-05-18

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 09:18 The late lord chief justice Tom Bingham has been awarded the Orwell Prize for political writing for his book The Rule of Law...

The late Tom Bingham awarded Orwell Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-05-18

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 09:18 The late lord chief justice Tom Bingham has been awarded the Orwell Prize for political writing for his book The Rule of Law...

Julian Assange awarded Australian peace prize

Guardian – 2011-05-11

The Wikileaks founder was praised for 'challenging centuries old practices of government secrecy and by championing people's right to know'WikiLeaks' Australian founder Julian Assange, who enraged...

Peddle awarded Kim Scott Walwyn Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-05-06

Publication Date: Fri, 06/05/2011 - 08:35 Vintage assistant editor Kay Peddle has been awarded the Kim Scott Walwyn Prize 2011 for her Brain Shots audiobooks project for Bodley Head. She received...

Journalist wins $35,000 Donner Prize for Arrival City

CBC – 2011-04-28

Journalist Doug Saunders has won the 13th annual Donner Prize, which honours books on Canadian public policy.

Journalists, authors and bloggers on the Orwell Prize shortlist

Guardian – 2011-04-27

The shortlists for the 2011 Orwell Prize - which is dedicated to rewarding those who come closest to achieving George Orwell's ambition "to make political writing into an art" - have been...

Motion to chair Forward Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-04-19

Publication Date: Tue, 19/04/2011 - 08:35 Andrew Motion is to chair the judging panel for the Forward Prizes for Poetry 2011, as the awards celebrate their 20th year. The former poet laureate will...

ProPublica makes history with web-based Pulitzer Prize win

Guardian – 2011-04-19

The first Pulitzer Prize won by print-free investigative journalism goes to independent news group ProPublicaFor the first time in the history of the Pulitzer Prize – the highest honour in American...

The Pulitzer Prize winners: business coverage and ProPublica's web-only series stand out

Editors Weblog – 2011-04-19

The 2011 winners of the Pulitzer Prizes were announced yesterday, April 18, and for the first time, a web-only piece won one of the coveted awards. Other peculiarities this year included the fact...

London Triptych wins Authors Club prize

The Bookseller – 2011-04-18

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 18/04/2011 - 09:16 The Authors’ Club Best First Novel award has been given to Jonathan Kemp for London Triptych. The book, about sex, exploitation...

Independent Foreign Fiction Prize: This year's shortlist spans a world of great writing

The Independent – 2011-04-15

It took some hard pounding and tough talking, but we got there in the end. The six novels featured on this page make up the shortlist for the 2011 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. They will compete...

Three debuts make the Orange Prize shortlist

The Independent – 2011-04-13

Three first-time novelists tackling macabre subjects – the aftermath of conflict in the Balkans, a love affair in a mental institution, and the story of a hermaphrodite baby called Wayne – feature...

Three debut novelists on Orange Prize shortlist

The Independent – 2011-04-12

Three debut novelists are on the shortlist for this year's Orange Prize for Fiction.

Arabic to be focus of Harvill Secker translators' prize

The Bookseller – 2011-04-11

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 11:53 Arabic will be the focus language of this year's Harvill Secker Young Translators' Prize. The award, in its second year, will ask...

Faber scoops second title from Trask prize-winner

The Bookseller – 2011-04-08

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 08/04/2011 - 10:47 Faber has acquired the latest novel from British author Peter Hobbs, whose début scooped a Betty Trask Prize. Editorial...

Jacobson, de Waal on Jewish prize shortlist

The Bookseller – 2011-04-05

Publication Date: Tue, 05/04/2011 - 08:19 Howard Jacobson's Man Booker-winning novel The Finkler Question (Bloomsbury) has been shortlisted for the £4,000 2011 Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize. The...

"Forensic and furious" books up for Orwell Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-03-31

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 31/03/2011 - 09:00 Titles on feminism, New Labour and the life and times of Christopher Hitchens have been longlisted for the 2011 Orwell Prize for...

John le Carré rejects Booker Prize nod

CBC – 2011-03-30

John le Carré, the bestselling British author of espionage thrillers like Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, has rejected a nomination for the Man Booker International Prize.

Mistry up for Man Booker International Prize

CBC – 2011-03-30

Canadian writer Rohinton Mistry has been shortlisted for the lucrative Man Booker International Prize.

Dictator dentistry wins odd title prize

The Bookseller – 2011-03-24

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Fri, 25/03/2011 - 00:05 A book advising dentists to manage their practices according to the leadership techniques of a legendary Mongolian warlord has...

"Bold" Bloomsbury book wins Hessell-Tiltman history prize

The Bookseller – 2011-03-24

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 24/03/2011 - 08:34 Bloomsbury's The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt: the History of a Civilisation from 3,000 BC to Cleopatra has won this...

Forbes wins £50k Warwick Prize for Writing

The Bookseller – 2011-03-23

Publication Date: Wed, 23/03/2011 - 07:50 Writer, journalist and editor Peter Forbes' exploration of mimicry and camouflage in nature, art and warfare has been awarded the £50,000 Warwick Prize for...

Egyptian dissident writer wins Blue Met's Arab Prize

CBC – 2011-03-23

Alaa Al Aswany, who recently gained attention for his 2011 book, On the State of Egypt, has won this year's Arab Prize from Montreal's Blue Metropolis international literary festival.

Boyd Tonkin: Reality intrudes at the Arabic Booker prize

The Independent – 2011-03-18

His orange beret pulled rakishly to one side, Iraqi poet and novelist Fadhil al-Azzawi brought a touch of guerrilla chic to the awards ceremony for the fourth International Prize for Arabic Fiction...

Julian Barnes awarded David Cohen Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-03-18

Publication Date: Fri, 18/03/2011 - 08:20 Three-times Man Booker-shortlisted author Julian Barnes has been awarded the £40,000 David Cohen Prize for Literature for his lifetime’s achievement in...

Bi Feiyu wins Man Asian Literary Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-03-17

Publication Date: Thu, 17/03/2011 - 17:10 Novelist Bi Feiyu has won the 2010 Man Asian Literary Prize, becoming the prize's third Chinese winner in four years. He was awarded the US$30,000 award at...

China writer Bi Feiyu wins Asia's top literary prize

The Independent – 2011-03-17

Acclaimed Chinese author Bi Feiyu on Thursday won Asia's top literary prize for his "Three Sisters", set during the Cultural Revolution.

Literary world waits for announcement of Asia's glittering prize

The Independent – 2011-03-16

In four short years the Man Asian Literary Prize has established itself as the most important award handed out annually to writers in the region - and the region's equivalent of the Man Booker Prize...

Independent Foreign Fiction Prize: Latin America is back with a boom

The Independent – 2011-03-11

During our hard-fought but well-mannered judging sessions for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, we spend too much time inspecting individual trees ever to spot the shape of the emerging wood. So...

Montaigne title wins Duff Cooper Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-02-23

Written By: Neill Denny Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 09:35 Chatto's How to Live: A Life of Montaigne has won The Duff Cooper Prize, beating Costa-category winner The Hare with Amber Eyes and...

Diagram Prize shortlist announced

The Bookseller – 2011-02-17

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 00:01 A Mills & Boon bonkbuster, an examination of the ongoing debate surrounding organ procurement, and a guide to managing a...

Macintyre to chair BBC Samuel Johnson Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-02-15

Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 09:47 Operation Mincemeat author Ben Macintyre is to chair the judging panel for this year's BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction. The panel also comprises...

Myrmidon acquires Commonwealth Writers Prize shortlistee

The Bookseller – 2011-02-15

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 16/02/2011 - 06:35 Independent publisher Myrmidon has bought world English language rights (excluding South Africa) to a novel shortlisted for the...

India, China and Japan sweep book prize shortlist

The Independent – 2011-02-15

Authors from India, China and Japan swept the shortlist for Asia's top literary prize on Tuesday, with a debut novelist and Nobel Prize winner among those vying for the $30,000 award.

Debut author wins Waterstone's Children's Book Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-02-09

Publication Date: Wed, 09/02/2011 - 20:05 Debut author Sita Brahmachari has won the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize for her coming-of-age novel about life, death, friendship and love. She was...

Booker Foundation launches Beryl Bainbridge prize

The Bookseller – 2011-02-08

Publication Date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 08:55 The Man Booker Foundation is to award a special prize to the late author Beryl Bainbridge, who was shortlisted five times for the accolade but never won....

US comic artist Spiegelman wins French prize

The Independent – 2011-01-31

US comic book artist Art Spiegelman won the top prize for his craft at France's Angouleme world comic strip festival, the organiser announced at a ceremony on Sunday.

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