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  • "Wearable books" mimic characters' experiences

    Sometimes, sympathising with a novel's main protagonist isn't always easy. Some authors are better than others at portraying the thoughts and emotions of their characters. And sometimes, the

    31 Jan 2014

  • '300 Sandwiches' blogger pens book deal

    New York Post reporter Stephanie Smith has signed a book deal with Zinc Ink, Random House's new publishing arm headed by David Zinczenko and Stephen Perrine. But Ms Smith's

    20 Nov 2013

  • 'Cloud Atlas' author to translate Japanese novel

    Helen Clifford, 01 Mar 2013

    David Mitchell, whose bestselling novel 'Cloud Atlas' has recently been turned into a popular film, is to co-release a new book that he and his wife have translated

    01 Mar 2013

  • 'Heads up' for terrorist negotiators

    Katie Morhen, 11 Nov 2011

    The intricate role political negotiators play in talks with terrorists is set to be documented in a new book written by insider expert Jonathan Powell. Powell, who worked as Tony Blair's chief of...

    11 Nov 2011

  • 'Let Books Be Books' gathers support

    A campaign to end the practice of labelling children's books "for boys" or "for girls" has been gathering momentum, winning the support of leading authors and bookseller Waterstones.

    18 Mar 2014

  • 'Oh Canada' for Google e-books

    Katie Morhen, 04 Nov 2011

    Publishers across Canada are poised to experience more competition as Google e-books launched its latest store on Tuesday (1st November). The giant has joined forces with

    04 Nov 2011

  • 'Power of One' author passes away

    Helen Clifford, 23 Nov 2012

    Bestselling author of the highly acclaimed novel 'The Power of One' Bryce Courtenay passed away at his Australian home yesterday morning (November 22nd).  At

    23 Nov 2012

  • 'Reading helpers' in schools can help boost literacy

    Emily Delchar, 28 Feb 2013

    A survey of volunteers working for the children's literacy charity Beanstalk has revealed that around a quarter believe the best way to encourage more children to

    28 Feb 2013

  • 'Unscrupulous Dickens' depiction back on shelves

    Katie Morhen, 24 Oct 2011

    A novel described as creating an image of Charles Dickens as 'unscrupulous' has been reinstated on library bookshelves following its ban in 1928. Portsmouth Central Library

    02 Nov 2011

  • 007 seals 10-year deal for print and digital publication

    Katie Morhen, 16 Mar 2012

    England’s favourite secret service agent James Bond is set to be reinvigorated in 2012 when a new print run of the stories begins as part of a ten-year publishing deal. Ian Fleming’s estate has...

    16 Mar 2012

  • 2012 a hugely successful year for self-publishers

    The inclusion of Alan Sepinwall's 'The Revolution Was Televised' in the New York Times book of the year list has capped a superb 12 months for self-published

    21 Dec 2012

  • 31st International Publishers Congress, 9-12 April 2016

    Hachette Global CEO, Arnaud Nourry and distinguished novelist, Alaa Al Aswany to speak at 31st International Publishers Congress at The London Book Fair 2016 London/Geneva, October 14 2015: The 31st...

    15 Oct 2015

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