Wednesday, 14 December 2011
James Mark's comprehensive book The Unfinished Revolution has been shortlisted for the prestigious Longman-History Today 'Book of the Year' Award. The £2,000 prize is awarded to the best first or second history book published in the last year. Yale have had great success with history titles at previous awards, with Demobbed: Coming Home After the Second World War by Alan Allport winning last year's prize, alongside Pashas: Traders and Travellers in the Islamic World by James Mather, which was named the runner up.
Tuesday, 29 November 2011
A number of Yale titles have been included in the annual 'Books of the Year' selections made by literary critics and the press in the run-up to Christmas. The books chosen reflect the diversity of Yale's catalogue of titles, with subjects including art, history, fashion, literary theory and classical music (The Independent even commended Yale for being 'the only heavyweight publisher to take classical music seriously').
Tuesday, 15 November 2011
Futurebook, the Bookseller’s digital blog, have shortlisted Yale London's website for its Digital Innovation Awards (in the 'best website' category). The Futurebook Awards seek to recognise innovation from across the book trade, with a range of digital categories including 'best digital marketing campaign', 'best startup' and 'best app'. The judges for the 'best website' category, which include representatives from top publishers and tech firms, are looking for a 'well-conceived website that, through great design, usability and best practice in online community have engaged its audience'.