'Lance Armstrong Should Tell The Truth' Says Award-Winning Former Teammate

'Lance Armstrong Should Tell The Truth' Says Award-Winning Former Teammate

27.11.2012
'Proud of writing it but not proud of what's in it' is how disgraced cyclist Tyler Hamilton described winning the William Hill sports book...
Booker Winner Hilary Mantel Makes Costa Book Awards Shortlist

Booker Winner Hilary Mantel Makes Costa Book Awards Shortlist

Alice E. Vincent  20.11.2012
Hilary Mantel could be about to add a Costa Book Award to whichever shelf she keeps her Booker Prize on. The shortlist, announced on Tuesday,...
'His Big Generative Jockey': The Bad Sex Awards, Who Gets Your Vote?

'His Big Generative Jockey': The Bad Sex Awards, Who Gets Your Vote?

Sam Parker  20.11.2012
In a year in which an entire novel of badly-written sex scenes became the biggest selling British novel of all time, there must have been...
50 Shades Of Grey: Book Of The Year?

50 Shades Of Grey: Book Of The Year?

Sam Parker  13.11.2012
And so, as the literary year heads into its final furlong, The Specsavers National Book Awards offers us one last chance to don a tux,...
Will 'The Road' Be Named Novel Of The Century?

Will 'The Road' Be Named Novel Of The Century?

22.10.2012
Six renowned authors from the past century have been shortlisted for a prize to recognise the best ever winner of Britain's oldest literary...
Booker Prize 2012 Preview: We (Reluctantly) Pick A Winner

Booker Prize 2012 Preview: We (Reluctantly) Pick A Winner

Sam Parker  15.10.2012
Tomorrow the book world will enjoy it's equivalent of Oscars night or the Grammies: the Booker Prize winner for 2012 will be announced. The...
Madeline Miller Wins The Orange Prize 2012 With Debut Novel

Madeline Miller Wins The Orange Prize 2012 With Debut Novel

Sam Parker  30.05.2012
Madeline Miller has won The Orange Prize for Fiction 2012 with The Song of Achilles, her debut novel. The American claimed the award -...
Julian Barnes Beaten While Carol Ann Duffy Wins In Costa Book Award Shortlist

Julian Barnes Beaten While Carol Ann Duffy Wins In Costa Book Award Shortlist

4.01.2012
Some bold choices in the 2011 Costa Books Awards has seen Andrew Miller beat Booker Prize winner Julian Barnes to win Best Novel and Matthew...