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Tuesday August 9, 2022 at 4:48pm
New, from Robert BrightwellFlashman and the Zulus by Robert Brightwell | 9781839454516 ( many people have heard of the battle at Rorke’s Drift, (featured in the film Zulu) and the one at Isandlwana that preceded it, few outside of South Africa know of an earlier and equally bloody conflict. Under a tyrannical king, the Zulu nation defended its territory with ruthless efficiency against white settlers.
Thursday October 5, 2017 at 9:49pm
Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel prize in literature 2017 The British author Kazuo Ishiguro said he was both honoured and “taken completely by surprise” after he was named this year’s winner of the 2017 Nobel prize in literature, even initially wondering if the announcement was a case of “fake news”.Ishiguro, author of novels including The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go, was praised by the Swedish Academy for novels which “uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with th....
Monday October 19, 2015 at 5:50pm
Paul Delaney is an ex teacher who writes funny and often thought provoking children's performance poetry. He's now building up a new career as a children's poet and a writer and is in demand visiting schools. Paul has also just signed up with the 'Speaking of books' agency based in London, who represent Michael Rosen and Jeremy Strong and Anthony Browne to name but a few.All of Paul's popular books are published in paperback by Feedaread, the Art's council backed publisher. They are also availab....
Thursday November 14, 2013 at 9:09pm
Many congratulations to author Peter Stokes whose book No Ordinary Life entered the Amazon top ten today. Peter discovered his father was an SAS hero after being handed his father's second world war diary on his deathbed.To their astonishment and pride, the journal revealed an extraordinary tale of heroism – and that Horace Stokes had actually been a founding member of the SAS. For the first time, his children learned how their father had fought the Nazis behind enemy li....
Monday September 23, 2013 at 5:11pm
FeedARead author shortlisted for the East Anglian Book Awards 2013Writers’ Centre Norwich are partners of the East Anglian Book Awards 2013 and have informed us that Frankie Feinstein and the Fenworld Thief-Takers by author AM Edge has been shortlisted for the East Anglian Book Awards 2013. We wish AM every success!
Monday August 20, 2012 at 10:30pm
This is a brilliant initiative and a great way for budding authors to receive feedback on their work. Your book receiving editorial input early will hopefully propel it on the way to publication!Lauren Buckland, Commissioning Editor, Random House Children's Books