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  • Danish bestseller gets first English translation

    Helen Clifford, 06 Feb 2013

    Scandinavian literature has been very much in fashion for the past few years, with a number of top crime fiction novels emerging from the region. Perhaps most

    Page 06 Feb 2013

  • Stephen King aiming to scare with sequel to ‘The Shining’

    Helen Clifford, 05 Feb 2013

    Stephen King’s long-awaited sequel to his 1977 hair-raiser ‘The Shining’ is due to be released this year, and the famous author says he hopes to terrify readers as

    Page 05 Feb 2013

  • Katherine Applegate is top author for kids

    Helen Clifford, 04 Feb 2013

    Katherine Applegate’s ‘The One and Only Ivan’ has been recognised as the top children’s book of the year by the American Library Association (ALA), after it was awarded

    Page 04 Feb 2013

  • Knopf to publish new Bridget Jones novel

    Helen Clifford, 06 Feb 2013

    Helen Fielding fans will no doubt be pleased to hear that Knopf is to publish the third book in the popular ‘Bridget Jones’ series this November. While no title

    Page 06 Feb 2013

  • Library cards are just what the doctor ordered

    Helen Clifford, 04 Feb 2013

    With libraries around the UK facing closure in the wake of government cuts to arts funding, the Society of Chief Librarians has teamed up with the Reading Agency to

    Page 04 Feb 2013

  • John Burnham Schwartz to speak at Lenoir-Rhyne University

    Helen Clifford, 01 Feb 2013

    The popular Visiting Writers Series at Lenoir-Rhyne University in North Carolina has added internationally-acclaimed novelist John Burnham Schwartz to its line-up,

    Page 01 Feb 2013

  • Debut Renner novel set for the big screen

    Helen Clifford, 01 Feb 2013

    James Renner's debut novel, 'The Man From Primrose Lane', is to be made into a film after Warner Brothers announced that it had bought the rights to the

    Page 01 Feb 2013

  • Popularity of publishing guidebooks on the rise

    Helen Clifford, 29 Jan 2013

    This week saw a non-fiction title finally make it into Amazon's self-published bestsellers list, with Guy Kawasaki's 'APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur – How to

    Page 29 Jan 2013

  • Pride & Prejudice celebrates birthday

    Helen Clifford, 28 Jan 2013

    Jane Austen's famous novel Pride & Prejudice is celebrating its 200th birthday today (January 28th), and the event could not have come at a better

    Page 28 Jan 2013

  • Wilbur Smith to pen six more novels

    Helen Clifford, 25 Jan 2013

    Zambia-born author Wilbur Smith has announced that he has signed a deal to write six more books, despite turning 80 earlier this month. In an interview with

    Page 25 Jan 2013

  • Goldsmiths prize to encourage risk-taking writers

    Helen Clifford, 24 Jan 2013

     A new literary prize has been launched with the intention of encouraging writers to push the boundaries of the art form and experiment with new and truly

    Page 24 Jan 2013

  • Casa literary prize receives huge submission

    Helen Clifford, 23 Jan 2013

    The panel of judges for this year's Casa de las Americas Literary Prize have today (January 23rd) begun working their way through the 770 competing works,

    Page 23 Jan 2013

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