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  • Historic library set for restoration

    An historic library in Scotland looks more likely than ever to be restored, after the offer of a grant to help with the work was made. The Brechin Advertiser

    Page 10 Apr 2013

  • Australian titles 'well represented in Commonwealth Book Prize'

    Books from around the Commonwealth are battling it out for a prestigious title, and it seems those from Australia stand a particularly good chance. The

    Page 10 Apr 2013

  • Penguin and Random House merger 'backed by EU'

    Helen Clifford, 09 Apr 2013

    Two major publishing groups look set to complete a merger after the European Commission gave the thumbs-up to the deal. Penguin and Random House are to join

    Page 09 Apr 2013

  • Somerset pub 'to open library'

    Emily Delchar, 05 Apr 2013

    A pub in the West Country looks set to go further than simply offering pints of beer and packets of crisps, as it is also planning to provide a library

    Page 05 Apr 2013

  • Sheffield residents launch library petition

    Helen Clifford, 03 Apr 2013

    Summary: A petition with more than 10,000 names is opposing library cuts in Sheffield. The people of Sheffield have revealed their determination to prevent

    Page 03 Apr 2013

  • Random House posts record profits for 2012

    Emily Delchar, 28 Mar 2013

    Random House saw its operating profits jump by a record 75 per cent year on year in 2012, reaching £275 million, with sales also soaring by 22 per cent to a

    Page 28 Mar 2013

  • Publisher 'bringing values of the past to the present'

    Emily Delchar, 05 Apr 2013

    A key figure in the German publishing market has revealed the secret to his success - persisting with the values of the past, even when working in the

    Page 05 Apr 2013

  • French booksellers to get extra funding

    Helen Clifford, 27 Mar 2013

    With one eye on the situation in the US, where a number of small and indie booksellers have fallen on hard times as a result of increased competition from large

    Page 27 Mar 2013

  • Potomac Books acquired by University of Nebraska Press

    Helen Clifford, 26 Mar 2013

    The University of Nebraska Press has acquired leading historical non-fiction publishing house Potomac Books, which will continue to operate under the guidance of

    Page 26 Mar 2013

  • Melville House to open new UK-based publishing company

    Emily Delchar, 25 Mar 2013

    American publisher Melville House, which was launched in 2001 by Dennis Johnson and Valerie Merians, is to open a brand new company in Britain that will operate as

    Page 25 Mar 2013

  • American novels are 'more emotional' than British ones

    Emily Delchar, 21 Mar 2013

    A group of researchers from the University of Bristol have discovered that over the course of the 20th century American novelists began including more 'emotional'

    Page 21 Mar 2013

  • Amazon to pay authors more regularly

    Helen Clifford, 20 Mar 2013

    Amazon Publishing is to begin paying authors royalties within 60 days of the end of each month, rather than every 90 days as was previously the case. The news was

    Page 20 Mar 2013

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