09 Feb 2011
Congratulations to Harry Keeble and Kris Hollington whose Little Victim, published this week, has gone straight in at no. 10 in the paperback non-fiction bestseller list.
09 Feb 2011
Congratulations to Peter Forbes whose popular science book Dazzled and Deceived has made the shortlist for the Warwick Prize. The prize event is March 22 at the Festival Hall and the winner receives £50,000. More information can be found at http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/prizeforwriting/archive/2011prize/shortlist/#camouflage The Warwick Prize for Writing was launched in 2008 and is an innovative literature prize that involves global competition, and crosses all disciplines. The Prize will be given every two years for an excellent and substantial piece of writing in the English language, in any genre or form, on a theme which will change with every award, this year’s theme being ‘colour’. The winner of the inaugural prize, announced in 2009 was Naomi Klein for The Shock Doctrine.
08 Feb 2011
Congratulations to Mike Perham who has been shortlisted for the Best New Writer at the National Sporting Club’s British Sports Book Awards which take place at the Cafe Royal on 9th May.
02 Feb 2011
Harry Keeble and Kris Hollington’s Little Victim , the real story of Britain’s vulnerable children and the people who rescue them, based on Harry Keeble’s time in the Met’s Hackney Child Protection Unit and sequel to Baby X is this week’s WH Smith non-fiction ‘Book of the Week’.
27 Jan 2011
Gurpareet Bains has been in the news recently with his cure for the common cold:
19 Jan 2011
Cathy Glass’s Mummy Told Me Not To Tell is No 12 in the bestseller charts this week.
12 Jan 2011
Thirteen weeks on from publication, Cathy Glass’s Mummy Told Me Not To Tell remains in the top ten.
12 Jan 2011
Congratulations to David Haviland whose Why You Should Store Your Farts in a Jar is attracting great reviews and is currently at No. 14 in Amazon’s ‘Curiosities and Wonders’ bestseller list. The book’s release has been covered with features by AOL News, CBS, NPR, and CoEd magazine, which can be found here: http://www.aolnews.com/2011/01/11/storing-farts-in-a-jar-drinking-urine-and-other-medical-odditie/ http://www.cbsnews.com/2300-204_162-10006070.html http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2010/12/28/132402841/5-health-books-you-dont-need-to-read-because-we-did?print=1
06 Jan 2011
Congratulations to Jane Anson whose The Wine Opus has won the UK award for ‘Best Wine Atlas and Tourism Book’ in the Gourmand Wine Book Awards. It is now going on to the short list for ‘Best Wine Book in the World’, which will be announced on 2nd March.