David Bellos longlisted for HWA awards

4th July 2017

David Bellos’ The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventures of Les Miserables has been longlisted for the Historical Writers’ Association’s Non-Fiction Crown 2017 awards.

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Job Vacancy: Agency Assistant / Office Manager

29th June 2017

Leading international literary agency Janklow & Nesbit (UK) Ltd are looking for a new Agency Assistant / Office Manager. This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to work across a range of genres supporting agents – literary & commercial fiction and non-fiction – so it would suit someone with diverse reading tastes.

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Arlidge Continues Bestseller Streak

30th May 2017

The seventh installment in MJ Arlidge’s DI Helen Grace series, Love Me Not, has continued the success of previous books, entering the Sunday Times bestseller list at number four upon release.

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Evan Davis releases book on Post Truth

24th May 2017

Low-level dishonesty is rife everywhere, in the form of exaggeration, selective use of facts, economy with the truth, careful drafting - from Trump and the Brexit debate to companies that tell us ‘your call is important to us’.

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Rutger Bregman argues for UBI in TED Talk

23rd May 2017

Ideas can and do change the world,” says historian Rutger Bregman, sharing his case for a provocative one: guaranteed basic income. Learn more about the idea’s 500-year history and a forgotten modern experiment where it actually worked — and imagine how much energy and talent we would unleash if we got rid of poverty once and for all.

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Edward Dusinberre wins at RPS Music Awards 2017

10th May 2017

Edward Dusinberre has won the RPS Music Award 2017 for Creative Communication with his book Beethoven for a Later Age.

The Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards recognise outstanding musical achievement across the UK, with projects, artists and organisations from across the UK receiving accolades.

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The Girl of Ink and Stars Wins at British Book Awards

9th May 2017

Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s debut novel The Girl of Ink & Stars has won the British Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year. Judges praised the poetic beauty of the novel and were impressed by the time and effort put into editorial and production for a debut author.

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Two Janklow authors on Branford Boase Shortlist

8th May 2017

Amber Lee Dodd’s We Are Giants and Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s The Girl of Ink & Stars have both been shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2017.

The award is given annually to the author and editor of an outstanding debut novel for children. Previous winners include Philip Reeve, Siobhan Dowd, Patrick Ness and Frances Hardinge.

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Three Janklow UK authors at the TED 17 conference

28th April 2017

With Utopia For Realists author Rutger Bregman and cognitive neuroscientist Anil Seth (whose book The Presence Chamber is forthcoming from Faber) giving TED talks, and data visualisation designer (author, with Stefanie Posavec, of Dear Data) Giorgia Lupi drawing ‘data portraits’ of the participants at the TED 17 conference, we left behind in the London office almost feel as if we’re in Vancouver…

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Kiran Millwood Hargrave wins Waterstones Book of the Year 2017

31st March 2017

The winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book of the Year 2017 is Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s extraordinary debut, The Girl of Ink & Stars!

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