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We are thrilled to see Edward O. Thorp's brilliant memoir longlisted for the Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the Year 2017.

For those that missed it at the time, now would be a good time to revisit Edward's Lunch With the FT interview from earlier this year in which he dicusses Madoff, moneymaking and madcap inventions. 

The shortlist will be announced in London on Tuesday 19th September and we'll have our fingers crossed...

You can see the longlist in full here

 

Edinburgh Book Festival is off and running and there are no less than eight Oneworld authors on show.

Among the highlights are Booker winner Paul Beatty discussing The Nature of Genius with novelist and physician Ethan Canin; legendary journalist Martin Bell asking awkward but provocative questions about the state of today’s TV news and Jenni Murray takes a look at The Best of British Women. 

Head over to our EVENTS page to get a full break down of event times and locations as well as where you can buy tickets.

Working on a range of books that include prize winners such as The Sellout, thought provoking non-fiction like the recently published The Angry Chef, plus a small selection of YA and crime titles, we are looking for someone with experience and excellent and proven digital skills, who can bring their ideas, enthusiasm and passion for books to this dynamic independent company.

If you are interested in applying please email your CV and a cover letter by Friday 25th August to jobs@oneworld-publications.com 

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's father Stanley Johnson’s satirical thriller about political "skullduggery", Kompromat, is to be adapted for a Channel 4 TV series. It is in development for a six-part television series by Noho Film and TV for Channel 4.

Read more about the story in The Bookseller.

The judges called Juliet Mabey 'an editor who is bold and clear in her decision-making… and who spots the potential in books and authors that many others do not'. With her authors winning two consecutive Man Booker Prizes, Mabey’s literary instincts have transformed Oneworld's sales and profile, in the UK trade and overseas. The judges admired her for diversifying UK publishing, bringing things into the market from around the world that might not otherwise be seen.

To see a full list of winners, visit the Bookseller website. 

Fever Dream by Argentinian novelist Samanta Schweblin, translated by Megan McDowell, has been shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize. The winner of the 2017 award will be announced on 14th June. For the complete shortlist, visit the Man Booker Prize website.

It was announced on 10th April 2017 that the Panama Papers investigation won the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting. To read the behind the scenes story of the biggest leak in history, read The Panama Papers by the two journalists who broke the story.

 

 

The Seven - The Lives and Legacies of the Founding Fathers of the Irish Republic by Ruth Dudley Edwards has been longlisted for the Orwell Book Prize 2017.

To see the entire longlist, visit the Orwell Prize website

Oneworld is honoured to be shortlisted for three British Book Awards.

 

 

Fiction Book of the Year - The Sellout

Editor of the Year - Juliet Mabey

Independent Publisher of the Year

 

For all of shortlistings, visit The Bookseller

Oneworld is proud to announce that Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin, translated by Megan McDowell, has been longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2017.

From 2016 the Man Booker International Prize has evolved to encourage more publishing and reading of quality fiction in translation. From this date the prize is to be awarded annually on the basis of a single book.

Visit the Man Booker Prize website to see the entire list of longlisted titles. 

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