THE MINISTRY OF TIME IS AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

THE MINISTRY OF TIME, Kaliane Bradley’s much-anticipated debut novel, has premiered at No.11 in the New York Times bestseller list. Published in America by Avid Reader Press, the book has already gained significant attention as the Good Morning America Book Club Pick for May as well as the No.1 Indie Next Pick for May. Congratulations […]

Nicholas Shakespeare shortlisted for the ALCS Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction

We are delighted that Nicholas Shakespeare’s critically acclaimed biography of Ian Fleming has been shortlisted for the ALCS Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction. The Dagger encompasses, though is not limited to, non-fiction works relating to historical crime, crime-related biography, crime-fiction literature, true crime and critical studies. Read more about the prize and the other nominees here.

Soldier Sailor shortlisted for the women’s prize

We are delighted that Claire Kilroy has been shortlisted for the Women’s Prize 2024, for her novel Soldier Sailor. Congratulations to the author, and to all the other nominated writers! You can read more about the shortlist here.

Sandi Toksvig announces tour

Following the sell-out 2022 tour of Next Slide Please, Sandi Toksvig, the comedian, broadcaster, writer and campaigner returns to theatres with an evening to celebrate the publication of her new novel FRIEND OF DOROTHY. The show will be packed with silly stories, profound truths, fascinating facts, readings from the book and a quick-fire Q&A. Life […]

Two Aitken Alexander authors on the Dylan Thomas Prize Shortlist

We are delighted that two Aitken Alexander authors are on the Dylan Thomas Prize shortlist. Ayobami Adebayo has been shortlisted for her sophomore novel A Spell of Good Things, and Mary Jean Chan for their poetry collection Bright Fear. A huge congratulations to both authors! You can read more about the prize here.

LIZ BERRY IS THE OVERALL WINNER OF THE WRITERS PRIZE 2024

Liz Berry’s “spellbinding” novel in verse, THE HOME CHILD, was both the overall winner and poetry category winner of the 2024 Writer’s Prize (previously the Rathbone’s Folio Prize). The Writer’s Prize is unique in that there are no publisher submissions – all titles are nominated and judged by the Folio academy. The prize claims to […]