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  • The London Book Fair Announces Market Focus 2017: Poland

    The London Book Fair, 03 Mar 2016

    London/Krakow, 3 March 2016: The London Book Fair, its UK partners the British Council and the Publishers Association; and the Polish Book Institute have announced Poland as the Market Focus for London...

    03 Mar 2016

  • ‘Hungry’ for an audience

    Katie Morhen, 15 Nov 2011

    The official trailer for one of most highly-anticipated books to movies releases has finally been unveiled. LionsGate are poised to unleash The Hunger Games across UK cinemas on 23rd March next year. Based...

    15 Nov 2011

  • ‘Pointless’ host to keynote BA Conference 2015

    The Bookseller, 03 Jul 2015

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller Richard Osman, writer and presenter of BBC One quiz show “Pointless”, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Booksellers...

    03 Jul 2015

  • Pre-modern Arabic texts revealed in new anthology

    A number of pre-modern Arabic texts have been translated for the first time and released in a new anthology by Geert Jan van Gelder, entitled Classical Arabic Literature: A Library of Arabic Literature...

    19 Dec 2012


    Building Inclusivity In Publishing conference: Keynote speakers and programme announced [13 October 2016, London]: The Publishers Association and The London Book Fair’s Building Inclusivity in Publishing...

    13 Oct 2016

  • "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 experiences...

    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 book is not at all news related,...

    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 from the memoirs of a 13-year-old...

    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 staff for...

    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. The Let Books Be Books...

    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 the Canadian branches of many...

    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 79-years-of-age, the respected author had...

    23 Nov 2012

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