The Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation, created in 2015 opens a space for these writers, reaches out to them, and awards an annual prize for adventure writing. The shortlist for the Best Published Novel in adventure writing for 2019 has been released and we have that for you now!
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Now Wolff has announced a sequel, a look at Trump’s second year in power with Seige: Trump Under Fire to be released on June 4th of this year. The book will be published in the US by Henry Holt, and by Little, Brown in the UK.
We’re covering each year at a time and we’re now well into the 1940s where today we take a look at the bestselling books of 1946.
In 1946 with the war finally over, the Nuremberg trials began, the first car phones appeared in the US (yes, really!) and the bikini made its first appearance on the catwalk.
Among all that, there were plenty of books published and read too, and today we’re featuring the bestselling novels of 1946, and some that didn’t make the list Read More
To celebrate the birth of the latest Royal baby, Disney has created this short watercolour animation featuring Winnie the Pooh. It’s absolutely adorable, enjoy!
The prize has a royal patron in Princess Beatrice and it was she who awarded the winning author with the prize at a ceremony in the Mayfair Hotel in London this week. The prize is supported by Amazon and the National Literacy Trust. Read More