All at L&R are delighted to share news that Yotam Ottolenghi’s fantastic ‘Plenty More’ has been named the Observer Food Monthly’s Cookbook of the Year 2015. A well deserved win for the Ottolenghi team and everyone at Ebury Press. Congratulations, all! Read more here.
‘Medea’s Curse’ is the first in a psychological crime series by Anne Buist for which the Australian edition is already receiving rave reviews. Both novels will be published in 2016 by Legend Press. UK rights were acquired from Sarah Lutyens, on behalf of Text Publishing in Australia. Congratulations, Anne! Read more here.
Ray Celestin’s fantastic debut, ‘The Axeman’s Jazz’ is to be adapted for TV by See-Saw Films and writer Michael Lesslie. Recently, Lesslie and See-Saw Films worked together on Justin Kurzel’s ‘Macbeth’ starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard. We can’t wait to see it on our TV screens! Read more here.
We are so thrilled to announce that Claire Fuller has won the Desmond Elliott Prize 2015 for her debut novel, ‘Our Endless Numbered Days’. This is an incredible achievement and we are so proud of Claire and all her team at Fig Tree. Congratulations, all!
Delighted to announce that William Sutcliffe’s fantastic novel, ‘The Wall’ has been awarded the Calderdale Children’s Book of the Year 2015! Congratulations, William!
In even more exciting Ray Celestin news, ‘The Axeman’s Jazz’ has been optioned for TV by See-Saw Films. See-Saw Films, which produced “The King’s Speech” and “Shame”, optioned the rights from Lucinda Prain at Casarotto, Ramsay & Associates on behalf of Jane Finigan at Lutyens & Rubinstein. Congratulations, Ray! Read more here.
Ray Celestins’s debut THE AXEMAN’S JAZZ shortlisted for Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Novel Of The Year Award 2015
Thrilled to share news that Ray Celestin’s fantastic debut, ‘The Axeman’s Jazz’ has been shortlisted for this year’s Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award! All at L&R would like to wish a Ray a massive congratulations! ‘The Axeman’s Jazz’ was described as ‘a stunning atmospheric crime thriller set in 1919 New Orleans’. Congratulations, Ray!
Delighted to share that Mark Billingham has been longlisted for the CWA 2015 Dagger in the Library Award. This award is given for an author’s whole body of work, rather than a single title. It is a huge honour and we couldn’t possibly think of anyone more deserving of a nomination! Congraulations, Mark! Read more here.
So pleased to announce that Claire Fuller’s unforgettable debut, ‘Our Endless Numbered Days’ has been shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2015, described as the “most prestigious award for first-time novelists”. Congratulations, Claire! Read more here.
Excited to reveal that both Yotam Ottolenghi and Meera Sodha have been shortlisted for the Guild of Food Writers Awards 2015. Yotam has been shortlisted for his work in the Guardian Weekend magazine in the Evelyn Rose Award for Cookery Journalist of the Year category. Meera has been shortlised in the Jeremy Round Award for Best First Book category, for her cookbook, ‘Made in India’. Congratulations, both! Read more here.