Happy World Book Day! World Book Day Logo 2022 This year marks the 25th anniversary of World Book Day. World Book Day was started as an initiative by UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific & Cultural Organisation) back on 23rd April 1995. This event was moved in the UK to avoid clashing with the Easter holidays … Continue reading World Book Day 2022
Today saw the announcement of the shortlist for the Bailey's Womens Prize for Fiction 2014. The list is as follows. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - Americanah Hannah Kent - Burial Rites Jhumpa Lahiri - The Lowland Audrey Magee - The Undertaking Eimear McBride - A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing Donna Tartt - The Goldfinch I started to read the longlist (20 … Continue reading Bailey’s Prize Shortlist!
It's that time of year again! Womens' Fiction Prize longlist time, that is! What is this Bailey's Women's Prize you speak of? I hear you ask. Well it used to be called the Orange Prize for Fiction, up until 2012. Last year, it was just known as The Women's Prize for Fiction and was won … Continue reading Bailey’s Women’s Prize 2014 Longlist
I really need to update more regularly. Ahem. It is that time of year again. It seems hardly a few weeks since the April 2013 Readathon, but it has in fact been months. Prizes have been delivered, and now it seems the next one is upon us. I've moved jobs since then. I happen to … Continue reading Coming Soon: Twenty-four Hour Readathon (October 2013 Edition)
It is a truth universally acknowledged that social media is a growing superpower and a force ever increasingly catching the notice of government agencies. With the power of twitter, facebook, blogging, commenting and even more ways of expressing ones opinion, the general public cannot be ignored any longer. This universal truth is shown in the … Continue reading The Bank Note Victory