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TV option for thriller writer Iain Maitland

TV option for thriller writer Iain Maitland

Iain Maitland’s thriller, Mr Todd’s Reckoning (Contraband) has been optioned for TV by AbbottVision, …

Kenneth Steven’s prescient novel named on Portico Prize longlist

Kenneth Steven’s prescient novel named on Portico Prize longlist

Kenneth Steven’s 2020, a novel depicting Britain at breaking point, has been longlisted for the pres …

A Proper Person to be Detained: The story of a murder and its aftermath

A Proper Person to be Detained: The story of a murder and its aftermath

Catherine Czerkawska’s A Proper Person to be Detained, published by Contraband on 4 July, tells the …

Juliana Mensah wins inaugural NorthBound Book Award

Juliana Mensah wins inaugural NorthBound Book Award

Gateshead-based writer and researcher Juliana Mensah has won the inaugural NorthBound Book Award as …

Ghost Trees longlisted for the Wainwright Prize

Ghost Trees longlisted for the Wainwright Prize

Bob Gilbert’s Ghost Trees has been longlisted for the prestigious Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize …

Chinese Spring: profound insights into modern China and Hong Kong

Chinese Spring: profound insights into modern China and Hong Kong

As the 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square approaches, Christopher New’s Chinese Spring, published …

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