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  • Guardian's best food book list has some surprises

    The Guardian's best food books of 2013 is normally dominated by big-name chefs like Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver. But this year, it was lesser known cooks that made up the majority of the top eight....

    Page 05 Dec 2013

  • The London Book Fair announces Waterstones Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman as Children's Author of the Day

    The London Book Fair, 05 Dec 2013

    NEWS FOR RELEASE, LONDON, 5 December 2013: The London Book Fair (LBF) is delighted to announce Malorie Blackman will be Children’s Author of the Day on Thursday 10 April 2014. The Author of the Day...

    Page 05 Dec 2013

  • Books to thank for bumper box office

    Book-to-movie deals appear to be giving Hollywood a much needed boost. Figures released by Box Office Mojo, which compiles data from the movie industry around the world, show that takings for November 2013...

    Page 04 Dec 2013

  • Stoner wins Waterstones Book of the Year

    John Williams' 1965 novel Stoner has been named the Waterstones Book of the Year, having been largely ignored both by critics and the general public for almost 50 years. The novel fell out of print in 1966...

    Page 03 Dec 2013

  • Pope Francis becomes comic book star

    Pope Francis, the Vatican's South American incumbent who has become known for his attempts to reform and modernise the papacy, is to be presented to a new audience through an Italian comic book. The strip,...

    Page 02 Dec 2013

  • RSC's Wolf Hall is sell-out

    Mike Poulton's stage adaptations of Hilary Mantel's award-winning historical novels have proven extremely popular, with the majority of tickets for both Royal Shakespeare Company shows selling out in the...

    Page 02 Dec 2013

  • Costa announces book award nominees

    Coffee chain Costa has announced the nominees for its upcoming 2013 Costa Book Award. The five novels put up for judgement in the fiction category are all written by women and Life After Life by Kate...

    Page 29 Nov 2013

  • Hunger Games: Catching Fire tops box office

    Rather predictably, Jennifer Lawrence-led Hunger Games: Catching Fire has gone straight to the top of the box office this week. The movie, which is based on the book of the same name penned by Suzanne...

    Page 28 Nov 2013

  • Popular US reality TV star to pen book

    The creator of the hit movie Catfish, as well as its MTV-commissioned spinoff, has signed a book deal with Grand Central Publishing. Nev Schulman will write a book called In Real Life, which will be...

    Page 27 Nov 2013

  • Virgin to publish Minecraft book

    Virgin Books has acquired the rights to publish a book on the history of Minecraft. According to the Bookseller, Yvonne Jacob and Ed Faulkner have obtained UK and Commonwealth rights to distribute the...

    Page 26 Nov 2013

  • Anna Rafferty to chair The London Book Fair Publishing for Digital Minds Conference

    The London Book Fair, 26 Nov 2013

    26 NOVEMBER 2013 The London Book Fair, in association with the Publishers Association, is delighted to welcome Anna Rafferty, managing director of Penguin Digital as chair of the sixth Publishing for...

    Page 26 Nov 2013

  • Toronto to host new book fair

    Toronto will host a new book fair in 2014 in an attempt to get children in the city to start picking up books and get reading. Inspire: The Toronto International Book Fair will take place in the Metro...

    Page 25 Nov 2013

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