Penderyn Prize Short List Books 2020

Penderyn Prize Short List Announced

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The Penderyn Music Book Prize is the only UK-based book prize specifically for music titles including history, theory, biography, autobiography. It was launched in 2015, and is now in its 6th year. The shortlist for this year’s Pendeyrn Music Book Prize has been announced by organiser Richard Thomas, at the Boogaloo pub in Highgate, London. The winner will be announced at …

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The 6th Penderyn Prize – 2020 Judges & Long List Announced

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The Penderyn Music Book Prize, now celebrating its 6th year, is the first UK-based prize specifically for music titles, including history, theory, biography, and autobiography, with the NME calling it, ‘The Mercury Prize For Books.’ Organiser Richard Thomas: ‘It’s long been an oddity that while there are prizes for the best sports book of the year, the best travel book, …

Penderyn Music Book Prize Shortlist 2018

Penderyn Music Book Prize Shortlist

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The shortlist for 2018’s Penderyn Music Book Prize was announced by organiser Richard Thomas (see pic below) at the Boogaloo pub in Highgate, London on Tuesday 6th March. The shortlist is: Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World by Billy Bragg (Faber), First Time Ever: A Memoir by Peggy Seeger (Faber) and Art Sex Music by Cosey Fanni …

Penderyn Music Book Prize Shortlist 2017

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The Penderyn Music Book Prize (‘The Mercury Prize of Books’ – The NME) is the only UK-based book prize specifically for music titles including history, theory, biography, autobiography. The 2017 shortlist was announced at the Boogaloo pub in Highgate, and you can see a video of the announcement by prize organiser, Richard Thomas, here. In attendance were authors Brix Smith …

Penderyn Prize 2017 Long List Announced

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Long-awaited memoirs from musicians Bruce Springsteen, Johnny Marr and Robbie Robertson have all made the longlist for the 2017 Penderyn Music Book Prize. Now in its 3rd year, the prize is the only UK-based book prize specifically for music titles (history, theory, biography, autobiography). It was recently described as ‘The Mercury Prize of books’ by the NME. The shortlist will …

2nd Penderyn Music Book Prize Long-list Announced

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The 2nd Penderyn Music Book Prize is nearly upon us. Memoirs from musicians Patti Smith, Elvis Costello and Grace Jones have been long-listed, while biographies of John Peel, Sandy Denny and Tubby Hayes have also made the list. The judging panel is made up of DJ and critic, Stuart Maconie; broadcaster, Annie Nightingale; journalist, Mark Ellen; musicians Green Gartside and …