HOUSE OF SPINES by Michael J. Malone, published today 31st October by Orenda Books, £8.99 in paperback original.
The Cundill History Prize has announced a controversial thesis on inequality, a myth-shattering history of Vietnam, and a study of Siberian exile under the Tsars as this year’s finalists. Three historians — a Briton, a Canadian and a US-based Austrian — are in contention for the US$75,000 prize, the richest in non-fiction for a single work in English.
The Jewish Journey tells the 4000-year history of the Jewish people through 22 little-known treasures from the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, brought together here for the first time.Spanning 14 countries from Ancient Mesopotamia to modern Europe, this ground-breaking book brings Jewish history into the mainstream of one of the greatest and oldest public galleries in the world, highlighting objects that have been hidden in plain view until now.
Kuwait-born, London-based Haddad has been named the 2017 winner of the
Polari First Book Prize for his novel Guapa (Europa Editions UK).
Saleem Haddad has been awarded the Polari First Book Prize 2017 at a ceremony held in London’s Southbank Centre on October 13 as part of the London Literature Festival.