Alex Bellos shortlisted for Royal Society Prize

27th September 2011

Alex’s Adventures in Numberland has been selected as one of only six remaining books in competition for the Royal Society Winton Prize for science books. The judging panel, which includes writer, actor and TV presenter, Robert Llewellyn, commented: “This book is a complete revelation. A rich and diverse story of mathematics, peppered with anecdote and personalities, whirling round the globe and through history from Euclid to the supercomputer, it brings maths bursting to life in a way we never expected.”

Read the full article >>

Orange New Writers Book of the Month

23rd September 2011

Ours Are the Streets,the fantastic first novel from Sunjeev Sahota, has been selected as book of the month for the Orange New Writers programme. Described by John Burnside as “A moral work of real intelligence and power” this debut is one worth keeping a close eye on.

Click here to be directed to the Orange New Writers Page.

Read the full article >>