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  • Snapshot of the Week - 25 September 2014

    Roger Tagholm, 25 Sep 2014

    “It’s not a business, it’s an illness,” declared Orna Ross, founder of the Alliance of Independent Authors, at this week’s Tech Tuesday debate on ‘The Rise And Rise Of Self-Publishing’, organised by

    Page 25 Sep 2014

  • Children’s publisher launches e-reading app

    Katie Morhen, 06 Mar 2012

    A leading children’s publisher in the US has today (March 6th) launched an e-reading app for youngsters as it aims to digitally innovate reading for kids. The world’s biggest distributor of children’s

    Page 06 Mar 2012

  • Boys closing gap on girls in reading stakes

    Katie Morhen, 01 Mar 2012

    Boys have caught up with girls in terms of reading ability in the UK, new research from Dundee University suggests. The study looked at which children's books 213,000 youngsters across

    Page 01 Mar 2012

  • Pupils to feature in new BBC2 film about William Golding

    Katie Morhen, 27 Feb 2012

    Students from a school in Salisbury are to appear in a new BBC production on the life of famed author William Golding. The author of Lord of the Flies won both the Booker and Nobel

    Page 27 Feb 2012

  • Rowling to turn to adult fiction with new book

    Katie Morhen, 24 Feb 2012

    Harry Potter creator JK Rowling is to turn her talent to adult fiction as she sets out to publish a new book with Hachette imprint Little, Brown, it was revealed yesterday (February 23rd). This marks...

    Page 24 Feb 2012

  • Indian adult fiction market grows 82%, figures show

    Katie Morhen, 23 Feb 2012

    Indian publishing houses experienced a strong first half of 2011, particularly in the fastest-growing market of adult fiction, which increased 82 per cent. According to a report by the...

    Page 23 Feb 2012

  • Crime writer reminds authors of publishers’ importance

    Katie Morhen, 22 Feb 2012

    A popular crime fiction writer has reiterated the importance of publishers for authors amid the increasing prevalence of digitalisation that can compromise the quality of content. In an address at...

    Page 22 Feb 2012

  • Independent publisher launches Ireland’s first digital platform

    Katie Morhen, 21 Feb 2012

    An independent publisher is set to become Ireland’s first exclusively digital publisher on Leap day (February 29th) when it debuts. Tirgearr Publishing recently revealed it was doing away with

    Page 21 Feb 2012

  • World Book Fair attracts thousands in Delhi

    Katie Morhen, 28 Feb 2012

    Approximately 80,000 people, aged from the young to the old, were in attendance at the 20th World Book Fair in New Delhi on Sunday. Held at the famous Pragati Maidan venue, India's largest

    Page 28 Feb 2012

  • Persian poet commemorated at Indian university ceremony

    Katie Morhen, 29 Feb 2012

    One of Iran's most famous poets has been commemorated by a gathering of literature academics at the Jamia Millia Islamia national Islamic university in New Delhi, India. A special celebration was...

    Page 29 Feb 2012

  • Multiple locations bad for bookshops, study finds

    Katie Morhen, 20 Feb 2012

    Booksellers with too many geographical outlets could find their businesses struggling as consumers increasingly look online to purchase titles. Such is the suggestion of Mike Jervis, insolvency...

    Page 20 Feb 2012

  • Knox signs $4m book deal

    Katie Morhen, 17 Feb 2012

    The battle to secure a book deal with acquitted murder suspect Amanda Knox has finally come to a close with the $4 million (£2.5 million) offer by a top publisher. HarperCollins beat out 20 stiff...

    Page 17 Feb 2012

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