Tag: catherine clarke

Incoming for April: FBA’s Easter Treats

Spring has sprung (well, the clocks have changed) and since the Lord of Misrule seems to have taken up permanent residence we thought we’d eschew the irreverent date as redundant and instead do a round up of our upcoming April books…  and trust us, there are no fools here. We’ll start with the adult non-fiction… Read more »

Paperbacks in the Time of Pandemic

In the current climate, posting about books on the internet – which is, after all, an increasingly large part of our job – can feel somewhat disconcerting, as if we should be ceasing anything resembling “frivolity” and concentrating on retweeting medical advice; graphs and predictions; heartfelt pleas to small sections of the general public to… Read more »

Measures, Magicians, and the Marvelous Miss Austen

Everyone is back to work, your overflowing recycling bin has finally been emptied, and you’ve (hopefully) polished off the last of the now-slightly-stale mince pies… yes, it’s the first week of the new year, and what else can that mean but lists of 2020’s upcoming literary highlights?  SPOILERS: every single newspaper piece contains at least… Read more »

The Super-Darb, Hotsy-Totsy FBA Books of the Year Round-Up 2019

It’s the final month of the final year of the decade… and you know what that means.  Yep, in just under three weeks we’ll be in the Roaring Twenties 2: Roar Harder™.  Flapper hats and Charleston swingsteps at the ready!  But first, there’s the little matter of the 2019 Books of the Year and the… Read more »

Three FBA authors on Edward Stanford Travel Writing shortlists

Congratulations to Nick Jubber, Dan Richards, and Chloe Daykin, making the shortlists for Travel Book of the Year, Adventure Travel Book of the Year, and Children’s Travel Book of the Year, respectively. Winners in each category will be presented with a hand-made globe, with the winner of the Travel Book of the Year receiving an… Read more »

Three FBA Titles Shortlisted For Costa Book Awards 2019

After last night’s announcements Felicity Bryan Associates is honoured and delighted to see three of our authors’ wonderful books recognised by the Costa judges, meaning there is an FBA title in three of the four eligible categories: Jonathan Coe’s Middle England in the Novel grouping, Lindsey Hilsum’s In Extremis: The Life of War Reporter Marie… Read more »

Peter Frankopan wins Calliope Prize for Migration Research

Unanimously chosen by a panel of five judges, Peter Frankopan has won the €20,000 Calliope Prize, awarded biennially by the German Emigration Centre for practical research into migration. The jury commented that “Frankopan’s research on global history, embodied in his work The Silk Roads, breaks with the Eurocentric perspective and explores new perspectives on historical… Read more »