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28 Apr 2017 Medium introduction image

Introducing our Baileys Library Ambassadors for 2017

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Earlier this week we introduced you to our Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction reading groups. Now we are pleased to present our Library Ambassadors. These 3 librarians will be shadowing this year’s Prize by reading the six shortlisted titles and will also be promoting the Prize in their libraries. Read more »

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Mend the Living wins the 2017 Wellcome Book Prize

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We are thrilled to announce Mend the Living by Maylis de Kerangal, translated by Jessica Moore, as the winner of the 2017 Wellcome Book Prize. Mend the Living is the first novel in translation to be awarded the prize, translated from French into English by the Canadian translator Jessica Moore. It is the second time a novel has been recognised in the prize’s history. Read more »

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Introducing our Baileys Prize Reading Groups for 2017

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Meet our Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2017 reading groups. These 12 groups will be shadowing the judges as they read through the six shortlisted titles. You can follow them on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram as they discuss their titles and chat with each other over the coming weeks leading up to the Prize announcement on Wednesday 7 June. Read more »

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Man Booker International Prize 2017 shortlist

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The Man Booker International Prize, on Thursday 20 April, revealed the six shortlisted novels in contention for the 2017 prize, which celebrates the finest works of translated fiction from around the world. The prize is awarded every year for a single book, which is translated into English and published in the UK. Both novels and short-story collections are eligible, and the writer and translator are rewarded equally for their contribution. Read more »

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Radio 2 Book Club: He Said/She Said

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He Said/She Said by Erin Kelly will be featured on the Radio 2 Book Club on Monday 8 May. We have the chance for you to win 10 copies of this fantastic suspense novel for your reading group! Please enter by Friday 12 May. We also have an exclusive extract available for you to read. Read more »