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Unmissable Weekly: May 26, 2017

Bookish and Awesome’s weekly round-up of buzz-worthy news from around the bookternet in bite size. Click on the links to be directed to the full articles. 324 more words

Game Of Thrones

The Winner of the Green Carnation Prize is...

The Green Carnation Prize today (22 May 2017) announced David France’s insider account of the AIDS epidemic, How To Survive A Plague: The Story of How Activists and Scientists Tamed AIDS… 504 more words

Polishing off the Wellcome Prize Shortlist: How to Survive a Plague

Spanning from the summer of 1981, when the New York Times first broke the story about a rare cancer observed in homosexuals, to 1996, when protease inhibitors came onto the market and offered HIV sufferers a new lease on life, … 751 more words

Wellcome Prize

How to Survive a Plague by David France

I am very pleased to be taking part in the official Wellcome Book Prize blog tour this week to champion ‘How to Survive a Plague’ by David France which is one of six titles shortlisted for this year’s prize awarded to a book on the subject of healthcare or medicine. 476 more words


Weekly Wrap-Up (9 April)

This week I’ve had a quiet week due to not feeling well so I don’t really have anything news to share on here. So on with the books and stuff… 540 more words


Making Plans for April & a Return to Hay-on-Wye

In April I’ll be busy with the last three books on the Wellcome Book Prize shortlist. I’m nearing halfway in Ed Yong’s I Contain Multitudes… 1,007 more words

Reading Habits

Happy Bithday To Me & The Green Carnation Prize Longlist 2016

Not long before this post goes live, the clocks will have struck midnight and I will have turned 35 years old while I am deep in slumber like Sleeping Beauty. 218 more words

The Green Carnation Prize