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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