Five novels and three works of non-fiction from the UK, Ireland, Pakistan, China and North America are in contention for the £20,000 Rathbones Folio Prize, which rewards the best work of literature of the year, regardless of form.
London Book & Screen Week 2018 Ambassador Jojo Moyes, who was shortlisted in 2017, will be a special guest speaker at the 2018 CAMEO awards. The winners will be announced on Monday 9 April in a ceremony at the Electric Cinema, Notting Hill, to coincide with the launch of the 2018 London Book & Screen Week (9-15 April).
The fourth annual MONOCLE Quality of Life Conference will be taking place in Zürich. From Thursday 28 to Saturday 30 June, the global media brand will bring entrepreneurs, architects, urbanists, designers and the media to Switzerland for three days of debate, conversation, networking and top hospitality.
The seven category shortlists for the 2018 Books of the Year Awards are announced today by Chair of the Judges and Editor of The Bookseller Philip Jones.