26 March 2015

Wainwright Prize 2015: Shortlist

Publishers Frances Lincoln, in association with the National Trust, has today announced the shortlist for The Thwaites Wainwright Prize 2015, an annual award that showcases the best books in UK nature and travel writing:

Claxton: Field Notes from a Small Planet by Mark Cocker
H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
Meadowland by John Lewis-Stempel 
Rising Ground: A Search for the Spirit of Place by Philip Marsden
Running Free: A Runner’s Journey Back to Nature by Richard Askwith 
The Moor by William Atkins 

The winner will be announced on Wednesday 22 April, 2015. 

24 March 2015

Man Booker International Prize 2015 Finalists’ List Announced

The ten authors on the list for the Man Booker International Prize 2015 are:

César Aira (Argentina)
Hoda Barakat (Lebanon)
Maryse Condé (Guadeloupe)
Mia Couto (Mozambique)
Amitav Ghosh (India)
Fanny Howe (United States of America)
Ibrahim al-Koni (Libya)
László Krasznahorkai (Hungary)
Alain Mabanckou (Republic of Congo)
Marlene van Niekerk (South Africa)

The 2015 Man Booker International Prize winner will be announced at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London on 19 May.

The Folio Prize 2015 for Fiction: Winner Announced

Family Life by Akhil Sharma wins Folio Prize for fiction