Category Archives: Awards

Julian Barnes Wins the Man Booker Prize – A Review

By | October 19, 2011

"Something has happened – Julian Barnes has won the Booker Prize at the fourth attempt. That 'Something happened' is all one can say of any historical event according to Adrian Finn, the lost link in the chain of responsibility running through Barnes's winning novella, The Sense of an Ending. This is a twisting, tricksy, remorseful… Read More »

UK National Poetry Day 2011

By | October 6, 2011

Happy UK National Poetry Day! We're all poetry fans here at Continuum and if you are too, you’ll be keen to check out the official website which lists poetry-themed events going on up and down the country, including a National Poetry Live event happening right across the road from our London office at Waterloo’s South Bank Centre. National Poetry… Read More »

More Thoughts on Barnes and The Booker

By | September 7, 2011

"After winning the David Cohen Prize earlier this year, Julian Barnes may finally add the Booker to his list of awards. Previously shortlisted in 1984 for Flaubert's Parrot, in 1998 for England, England and in 2005 for Arthur and George, Barnes has now made the 2011 shortlist of six for his recent novel(la) The Sense… Read More »

Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

By | September 6, 2011

As I’m sure most of you will know by now, today has been one of the most important dates in the UK literary calendar, with the announcement of the shortlist for the 2011 Man Booker Prize. Predictably, this year’s shortlist has already prompted quite a bit of commentary. The shortlist is particularly noticeable this year… Read More »

Continuum – crowned Independent Publisher of the Year and Academic & Professional Publisher of the Year by the Independent Publishers Guild

By | March 11, 2011

We are delighted to announce that Continuum have been named Independent Publisher of the Year and Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year by the IPG (Independent Publisher's Guild) at the IPG 2011 Awards, run in association with London Book Fair and The Bookseller. To find our more (and see a picture of our CEO Oliver… Read More »

European Romanticism wins 2010 International Romanticism prize

By | February 28, 2011

Congratulations to Stephen Prickett. The International Conference on Romanticism has just awarded European Romanticism the Jean-Pierre Barricelli Prize for the best book in Romanticism Studies in 2010. The first anthology to place British Romanticism within a comprehensive and multi-lingual European context, European Romanticism offers a new intellectual map of Romanticism. Everything is reprinted in the… Read More »