A Very British Killing wins The Orwell Prize!
Yet another Vintage books win! A Very British Killing won the Orwell Prize last night!
The Orwell Prize is Britain’s most prestigious prize for political writing. Every year, they award prizes for the work which comes closest to George Orwell’s ambition ‘to make political writing into an art’.
Our congratulations go out to A.T. Williams.
We are thrilled to announce that last night Christopher Duggan won the Wolfson History Prize with Fascist Voices (Bodley Head)!
At a reception at Claridge’s, Duggan accepted the award along with the other winner Susan Brigden for Thomas Wyatt: The Heart's Forest (Faber & Faber).
The Wolfson History Prizes are awarded annually to promote and encourage standards of excellence in the writing of history for the general public. Prizes are given for two or three exceptional historical or biographical works published during the year. Earlier in the year, Christopher Duggan also won the Political History Book of the Year at the at the Paddy Power & Total Politics Political Book Awards
Graphic Novel Short Story Prize 2013
The Graphic Novel Short Story Prize is back! Jonathan Cape and Comica have got together with The Observer to offer you the chance to see your work in print and win £1,000. For further details click here!
Raven Girl - Audrey Niffenegger
The Royal Ballet Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor brings Audrey Niffenegger's Raven Girl to the main stage! The book is out now and the ballet begins on the 24th May. For more information on the performance and to buy tickets click here.
Chloe Aridjis and Tom McCarthy Event - 7th May
Chloe Aridjis will be talking about her new novel Asunder at the LRB Bookshop next Tuesday 7th May with fellow novelist Tom McCarthy. For more information click here.
It promises to be a great evening – come along!
The Vintage Podcast - April
Spring is in the literary air this month, and Alex Clark is joined by Norwegian literary sensation Karl Ove Knausgaard. And from Norway to the Granta Best of Young British Novelists, Alex talks to Granta web editor Ted Hodgkinson and the five Vintage Books authors featured on the Granta list: Adam Thirwell, Evie Wyld, David Szalay, Xiaolu Guo and Adam Foulds. Listen to it here.