The Parliamentary Awards, the only book award known to be voted on by parliamentarians, has its newest trio of winning titles in the UK.
The Parliamentary Book Awards, in which political writing is the point, have issued a new and timely shortlist in London.
The winners of the 2019 Parliamentary Book Awards are described as demonstrating ‘the contribution books make to the political discussions today.’
As the Senate opens the trial of the impeached Donald Trump, American political nonfiction rises on the updraft of media coverage.
‘Issues that are important to the public today’ are examined in today’s three shortlists that the UK’s Parliamentary Book Awards held back—for the election.
‘There has never been a better time for Indigenous publishing’ in Australia, says one book publisher, as Indigenous writing hit the bestseller lists.
Finland’s third largest publisher has been acquired by Sweden’s Storytel. In Iceland this week, the UK’s Ian McEwan is the first recipient of a new award.
In opening the second International Publishers Association Africa Seminar event in Kenya, IPA president Hugo Setzer quotes Desmond Tutu on ubuntu: ‘You can’t exist as a human being in isolation.’