Keggie Carew debut shortlisted for Costa Book Awards 2016

24th November 2016

Keggie Carew’s debut, Dadland, has been selected for the Biography category shortlist for this year’s Costa Book Awards. The Costa Book Awards honour some of the most outstanding books of the year written by authors based in the UK and Ireland.

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Anna Smaill debut wins Best Novel at 2016 World Fantasy Awards

31st October 2016

Anna Smaill has won Best Novel at this year’s World Fantasy Awards for her debut novel, The Chimes, which was also longlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize.

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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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