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  • Pope Francis becomes comic book star

    Pope Francis, the Vatican's South American incumbent who has become known for his attempts to reform and modernise the papacy, is to be presented to a new audience through an

    Page 02 Dec 2013

  • RSC's Wolf Hall is sell-out

    Mike Poulton's stage adaptations of Hilary Mantel's award-winning historical novels have proven extremely popular, with the majority of tickets for both Royal Shakespeare

    Page 02 Dec 2013

  • Costa announces book award nominees

    Coffee chain Costa has announced the nominees for its upcoming 2013 Costa Book Award. The five novels put up for judgement in the fiction category are all written by women

    Page 29 Nov 2013

  • Popular US reality TV star to pen book

    The creator of the hit movie Catfish, as well as its MTV-commissioned spinoff, has signed a book deal with Grand Central Publishing. Nev Schulman will write a book called In

    Page 27 Nov 2013

  • Virgin to publish Minecraft book

    Virgin Books has acquired the rights to publish a book on the history of Minecraft. According to the Bookseller, Yvonne Jacob and Ed Faulkner have obtained UK and

    Page 26 Nov 2013

  • Toronto to host new book fair

    Toronto will host a new book fair in 2014 in an attempt to get children in the city to start picking up books and get reading. Inspire: The Toronto International Book Fair

    Page 25 Nov 2013

  • Blade Runner art-book reaches crowdfunding goal

    An art-book inspired by the 1982 Ridley Scott classic Blade Runner has reached its crowdfunding goal on Kickstarter. Illustrator James O (a nom de plume), of Chicago,

    Page 25 Nov 2013

  • European publishing revenue declines slightly in 2011, FEP reveals

    Katie Morris, 03 Dec 2012

    The European publishing industry achieved total annual sales revenue of 22.8 billion euros (£18.5m) in 2011, according to the latest figures from the Federation of

    Page 03 Dec 2012

  • Amazon unveils major European publishing drive

    Katie Morris, 03 Dec 2012

    Online retailer Amazon has unveiled fresh plans for a European publishing division in a bid to drive authors' exposure.  In a letter to literary agents, vice

    Page 03 Dec 2012

  • Reading challenge to encourage interest in history

    Katie Morris, 29 Nov 2012

    A reading initiative is set to be launched by the Jorvik Viking Centre and York libraries in an effort to motivate local youngsters' interest in history. The Bloodaxe Book

    Page 29 Nov 2012

  • Self-publishing service launched by S&S

    Helen Clifford, 28 Nov 2012

    Simon & Schuster has teamed up with Author Solutions to launch a new self-publishing service to budding authors. Archway Publishing will offer a wide range of

    Page 28 Nov 2012

  • Interactive reading system launched to raise literacy among teens

    Katie Morris, 27 Nov 2012

    A north-east Lincolnshire school is the first to debut an interactive reading system to raise literacy levels among teenagers.  As the Grimsby Telegraph

    Page 27 Nov 2012

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