Sahota and Smaill Longlisted for Man Booker Prize

30th July 2015

We are thrilled to announce that The Year of the Runaways, by Sunjeev Sahota, and The Chimes, by Anna Smaill, have been selected for the ‘Man Booker Dozen’; the long-list of 13 books in the running for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize.

This year’s list was selected from 156 novels by a panel of five judges chaired by Michael Wood, and also comprising Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, John Burnside, Sam Leith and Frances Osborne.

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Tim Butcher Launches Website

14th July 2015

Facebook and Twitter aficionado Tim Butcher has finally bitten the bullet and got himself a website. It’s great to see all the information you need about his wonderful three books, Blood River, Chasing the Devil and The Trigger (just out in paperback) all in one place.

http://www.tim-butcher.com/

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Namwali Serpell Wins The Caine Prize for African Writing

7th July 2015

Namwali Serpell has become the first Zambian writer to win the prestigious Caine prize for African writing, for a short story described as “truly luminous” by judges.

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Colouring-in books boom continues with volume of mathematical patterns from Alex Bellos

7th July 2015

Adults who are running out of cats and gardens to colour in as part of the new craze for “mindful” colouring books will soon have a more educational option for their eager felt-tips, thanks to the forthcoming release of a mathematical colouring book by Alex Bellos, author of bestselling popular maths books, Alex’s Adventures in Numberland and Alex through the Looking Glass.

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