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9th October 2017

C.J. Skuse awarded the 2017 Prix Litteraire des Etudiants de L’universite de Jean Monnet

Congratulations to C.J. Skuse on winning the Prix Litteraire des Etudiants de L’universite de Jean Monnet for her YA novel THE DEVIANTS (Mira Ink, 2016), published in France by La belle colère in May this year.  Awarded at a ceremony in Paris More...

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13th September 2017

Jana Bakunina @ the Open Russia Club, 12th October

In celebration of her memoir and debut book, Bird’s Milk, published in the UK by Matador last month, Jana Bakunina will be in conversation at the Open Russia Club in London on the 12th October.  Starting at 7pm, the talk will be followed by a More...

7th August 2017

Janne Teller @ Edinburgh International Book Festival

Janne Teller will appear at this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival on Saturday 26th August, for the festival’s ‘Age of Political Earthquakes‘ series of events. The event also forms part of a European Writers’ More...

1st August 2017

Udall and Sinclair longlisted for Not the Booker prize 2017

Many congratulations to Tor Udall and MG Sinclair whose debut novels, A THOUSAND PAPER BIRDS (Bloomsbury, 2017) and THE CARDINAL’S MAN (Black & White Publishing, 2017) have both been longlisted for the Not the Booker prize, in an More...

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12th July 2017

Irina Ratushinskaya (1954-2017)

We are all hugely saddened by Irina Ratushinskaya’s passing, a woman of such courage and principle, who was an example and an inspiration to all who have worked with her over the years. Andrew Nurnberg Associates Obituaries: The Washington Post, More...

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11th July 2017

Cornelia Funke @ Waterstones Piccadilly, Monday 17th July

Join the internationally bestselling author Cornelia Funke at a special Waterstones Piccadilly event next Monday 17th July, as she celebrates the UK launch of DRAGON RIDER: THE GRIFFIN’S FEATHER (Chicken House), the much-anticipated sequel to More...

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12th June 2017

Elena Varvello's CAN YOU HEAR ME? selected for PEN Translates 2017

Elena Varvello’s CAN YOU HEAR ME? has been selected for the English PEN Translates award, as announced on Bookbrunch this morning.  Originally published in Italian by Einaudi in May 2016 under the title LA VITA FELICE, Varvello’s novel has More...


6th June 2017

Harper Lee's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD to be published as a graphic novel

Harper Lee’s classic, much-loved TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is to be published as a graphic novel, adapted and drawn by Fred Fordham. This exciting new edition will be published simultaneously on 1st November 2018 by William Heinemann (Penguin Random More...

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26th May 2017

FRANKENSTEIN IN BAGHDAD awarded Le Grand Prix de L'Imaginaire 2017

Many congratulations to Ahmed Saadawi on winning Le Grand Prix de  L’Imaginaire 2017 in the Foreign Novel category for FRANKENSTEIN IN BAGHDAD (Manshurat al-Jamal, 2013). Le Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire is the oldest French prize still in More...

23rd May 2017

BROKEN SKY wins at The Leeds Book Awards 2017

Congratulations to Lee Weatherly on winning the 14-16 age category at this year’s Leeds Book Awards with her dystopian novel, BROKEN SKY (Usborne, 2016), at an awards ceremony in Leeds last week. Established in 2009, the award is a More...