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Hilary Mantel billboard sparks new book speculation
May 22, 2019 at 1:45 am

A mysterious billboard in Leicester Square has sparked speculation online that 4th Estate has just dropped a major hint of imminent news on the long-awaited final novel in Hilary Mantel’s Thomas Cromwell trilogy.

Wellcome Book Prize suspended
May 22, 2019 at 1:45 am

The Wellcome Book Prize has been temporarily suspended following 10 years of the award. 

Alharthi and Booth win Man Booker International Prize
May 22, 2019 at 1:45 am

Author Jokha Alharthi and translator Marilyn Booth have won the Man Booker International Prize 2019 for Celestial Bodies, published by small Scottish indie Sandstone Press, with Alharthi the first author from the Arabian Gulf to win the award. 

Man Booker International prize: Jokha Alharthi wins for Celestial Bodies
May 21, 2019 at 4:38 pm

First female Omani novelist to be translated into English shares £50,000 prize with translator Marilyn Booth – the first time an Arabic book has wonJokha Alharthi, the first female Omani novelist to be translated into English, has won the Man Booker International prize for her novel Celestial Bodies.Alharthi, the £50,000 award’s first winner to write…

To choose Brexit is to choose to lose, say writers | Letters
May 21, 2019 at 11:39 am

Writers including Neil Gaiman, Marina Lewycka, Nikesh Shukla, Philip Pullman and John le Carré warn that the book industry is just one of the many that will suffer if the UK leaves the EUWe are writers. We are your writers, the United Kingdom’s writers. We write the TV shows on UK screens and the books…

Germany’s Börsenverein Will Award First Nonfiction Prize in 2020
May 21, 2019 at 6:30 am

The new German Nonfiction Prize is designed to be 'a platform for books and authors whose topics affect people today and inspire them to think and debate.' The post Germany’s Börsenverein Will Award First Nonfiction Prize in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

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