Congratulations, Marlon James! Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015

Marlon James's novel, "A Brief History of Seven Killings" has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015. The winner will be announced on Tuesday, 13th October.

What Economics and Public Policy Can Learn from Engineering Design

Guru Madhavan will discuss the essentials of the engineering mind-set—based on narratives from his book 

Burma Boys: African soldiers in Asia during World War Two

To mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, join Al Jazeera journalist Barnaby Phillips for a fascinating talk on his critically acclaimed book Another Man’s War: The Story of a B

'Unfinished Business' by Anne-Marie Slaughter and 'Rise of the Robots' by Martin Ford longlisted for the FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award

Congratulations to Martin Ford and Anne-Marie Slaughter for being longlisted for the 2015 Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award!

Diane Cook's 'Man V. Nature' is longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award

Diane Cook's collection of stories 'Man V. Nature' has been longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award. 

A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James longlisted for the Man Booker Prize

The longlist, or 'Man Booker Dozen', for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize is announced today, Wednesday 29 July 2015.

Camus Revisited: An Evening with Kamel Daoud

In discussion with Jeremy Harding, from the London Review of Books,   Kamel Daoud will debate questions raised by his last novel, from Arab identity to the disastrous eff

'Conversion' author, Katherine Howe, in the UK for school book tour

Oneworld was delighted to have Conversion author, Katherine Howe, in the UK.

Congratulations to 'The Last Empire' writer, Serhii Plokhii, for winning the Pushkin House Russian Book Prize

The Prize, supported by Waterstones and now in its third year, rewards the best non-fiction writing on Russia.

Frank Close at Cheltenham Festival: BRUNO PONTECORVO: PHYSICIST OR SPY?

Bruno Pontecorvo’s work on the Manhattan Project helped usher in the nuclear age. He was known to all as a brilliant physicist and potential candidate for the Nobel Prize.

In Search of The Lost Child: In Conversation with Caryl Phillips

Northumbria University hosts Caryl as he reads from his latest novel, The Lost Child, in which he re-imagines the origins of one of English literature’s most iconic characters: Emily Brontë’s Heat

Oneworld is proud to announce that Sarah Odedina has joined us as the children's publisher

Sarah Odedina, former m.d. of Hot Key Books, is to join Oneworld in the role of children’s publisher, overseeing its Young Adult and children’s publishing.

Congratulations to 'The History of Medicine: A Beginner's Guide' by Mark Jackson for its nomination for the 2015 Dingle Prize

In keeping with the Society’s concern to communicate history of science to broad audiences, the 2015 Dingle Prize will be offered for the best book in the history of science, technology, and medic

Peter Cave Talks About Ethics

Should we aim to maximize happiness? Are there characteristics that we should foster within ourselves? Why is it important to act morally?

'The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union' by Serhii Plokhii shortlisted for the Pushkin House Russian Book Prize 2015

Six highly readable books on contemporary Russia and its history over the past century were today (Saturday March 7th) shortlisted for the Pushkin House Russian Book Prize 2015. 

'Ministers at War' author, Jonathan Schneer, discusses the two sides of Winston Churchill - writer and politician

Fifty years after Churchill’s death and seventy years after the end of the Second World War, Jonathan Schneer, author of Ministers at War, a gripping in-depth look at Britain’s wartime cabinet, an

Mick Conefrey on BBC 4's Timeshift

Mick Conefrey, author of Everest 1953, was interviewed abo

Oneworld Books make terrific Mother's Day gifts!

Want help finding that perfect gift for your mum? Here are some of our suggestions

Richard Adams appears on BBC South Today

One of Britain's best loved writers has made a rare public appearance.

Gerald MacLean discusses the future of Turkey

Watch Gerald MacLean discussing the future of Turkey on BBC World's GMT.

Marlon James on BBC WORLD TV's 'GMT'

In case you missed it – watch Marlon James speaking about A BRIEF HISTORY OF SEVEN KILLINGS on BBC World TV's GMT programme: