Charles Cumming wins EDunnit Award

18th May 2015

Over the weekend it was announced that A Colder War, the second in the Thomas Kell trilogy by Charles Cumming, was awarded the CrimeFest eDunnit Award for the best crime fiction ebook first published in both hardcopy and in electronic format in the British Isles in 2014. He received a cash prize as well as a commemorative Bristol Blue Glass vase.

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Xiaolu Guo on The Migrant Voice

12th May 2015

Tonight, at 6:30pm, Xiaolu Guo, the acclaimed Chinese novelist, will discuss the idea of immigration and transnationalism in her new fictional offering I Am China, alongside her 2007 book A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers. She will be joined by Huma Qureshi, whose book, In Spite of Oceans, looks at immigration from a creative non-fiction perspective.

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Best First Novel Award 2015 Long List Announced

6th May 2015

We are delighted to announce that The Dynamite Room by Jason Hewitt (Simon & Schuster) and Acts of Omission by Terry Stiastny (John Murray) have been selected to long list for the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award 2015.The full list of 12 books were selected from a record number of more than 60 submissions by a panel of Authors’ Club members after intense and wide-ranging debate.

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Two on Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year Longlist

5th May 2015

Two Janklow & Nesbit authors are on the prestigious longlist for the 2015 Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award. M.J. Arlidge’s Eeny Meeny and The Outcast Dead by Elly Griffiths are joined by authors including Lee Child and Ian Rankin.

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