Diana Athill Shortlisted for the BAMB Readers Awards

17th October 2016

Diana Athill’s memoir, Alive, Alive Oh! has been selected for the Biography & Autobiography shortlist of the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards 2016.

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Arlidge Continues in Sunday Times Top Ten

15th September 2016

M. J. Arlidge’s popularity continues, with the paperback release of Hide and Seek at number 5 on the Sunday Times bestseller list in the first week of publication. Arlidge’s debut thriller, Eeny Meeny, was the UK’s bestselling crime debut of 2014.

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DEAR DATA finalist in Innovation By Design 2016 Awards

12th September 2016

Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec’s stunning book Dear Data is a 2016 finalist for Graphic Design & Data Vizualization in the Innovation by Design Awards.

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THE GIRL OF INK AND STARS selected for BookTrust Campaign

12th September 2016

Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s debut The Girl of Ink & Stars has been selected for the BookTrust’s brand new campaign, Time to Read.

Research shows that a child who reads for fun will do better at school, even in subjects like maths. The campaign promotes reading in primary schools all over the country, encouraging children to pick up new books, and parents to read with them for ten minutes every day.

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DEAR DATA has been nominated in the Graphics Category of the Design Museum Designs of the Year Awards

2nd September 2016

Stefanie Posavec and Giorgia Lupi, creators of Dear Data, a year-long analog data drawing project, have been nominated in the graphics category for the prestigious Beazley Designs of the Year awards.

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Olivia Laing Shortlisted for The Gordon Burn Prize

10th August 2016

It was announced today that The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia Laing, an “electric, dazzling” investigation into what it means to be alone, has been shortlisted for the 2016 Gordon Burn Prize.

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Alex Bellos wins best science blog award

1st August 2016

Alex Bellos, author of Snowflake Seashell Star, Alex’s Adventures in Numberland and Alex Through the Looking Glass, was on Saturday night presented with the Dr Katharine Giles Science blog award for his blog, Adventures in Numberland. The award was presented by the Association of British Science Writers at the Blue Dot festival at the Jodrell Bank observatory in Cheshire.

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Elly Griffiths shortlisted for CWA Dagger in the Library

28th July 2016

Unlike most other literary prizes, the Dagger in the Library is awarded for an entire body of work rather than an individual book. Elly Griffiths is the author of the Dr Ruth Galloway series of forensic archaeology mysteries and the Stephens & Mephisto series, and her work has consistently received critical acclaim.

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Arlidge straight back onto Bestseller List

20th June 2016

The paperback release of Little Boy Blue, the fifth book in M.J. Arlidge’s DI Helen Grace series, has gone straight in at number 10 on the Sunday Times Bestseller List, after the hardback also hit the bestseller charts in March this year. A huge marketing campaign supports this book, in which DI Grace investigates a body in a nightclub.

Detective Inspector Helen Grace is no stranger to tragedy. But when a body is found in a Southampton nightclub, the death cuts too close to the bone.

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THE YEAR OF THE RUNAWAYS wins the Literature prize at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards

6th June 2016

Sunjeev Sahota’s Booker-shortlisted The Year of the Runaways was honoured with the Literature prize at Sunday’s South Bank Sky Arts Awards. Now celebrating their 20th anniversary, the awards are presented annually to “the very best of British culture and achievement.”

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