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Four out of five of the books nominated for Best Novel at this year’s Hugo Awards are published by Orbit in the UK. The 2014 awards will be...

Sceptre today kicks off its publicity campaign for David Mitchell’s new novel The Bone Clocks. A website dedicated to the book went live at...

Oxford University Press (OUP) has confirmed that 68 people have been made redundant from Nelson Thornes as a result of the final phase of job...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies
Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has ...
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Harper buys six-figure debut
HarperVoyager has bought a “highly anticipated debut” for a ...
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Waterstones opens first new location since 2008
Waterstones opened a new store in Ringwood, Hampshire, on Saturday (19th ...(1)
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Sceptre signs second Toltz story
Sceptre has acquired the second novel by Steve Toltz, whose debut was ...
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The Reading Agency and Phoenix comic launch competition
The Reading Agency has launched a new comic competition with The Phoenix, ...
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Indies save Polare stores

Only two years after investment company ProCures bought the 16 Selexyz high street bookshops out...
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The Reading Agency and Phoenix comic launch competition

The Reading Agency has launched a new comic competition with The Phoenix, owned by publisher David Fickling. The Finish the Comic competition...
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Harper buys six-figure debut

HarperVoyager has bought a “highly anticipated debut” for a substantial six-figure sum. Emma Coode acquired UK and Commonwealth...
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