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World Book Night is happening this evening, with more than 10,000 individuals and groups handing out books...

12 hours 43 min ago

Going to the library frequently is the same as getting a pay rise of £1,359 a year, according to a new report from the Department of Culture...

The shortlist for the 2014 Caine Prize for African writing includes two writers from Kenya, and one each from South Africa, Zimbabwe and Ghana/...

Guardian Faber has acquired a new book by actor and comedian David Mitchell. Commissioning editor Laura Hassan bought world rights, all languages...

Townsend's funeral to take place next week
Sue Townsend’s funeral is to be held in her hometown of Leicester next ...
9 hours 51 min ago
Corvus' Hogarty makes two acquisitions
Corvus has acquired two novels, including a “sweeping historical ...
10 hours 1 min ago
One in five children read on a tablet
The majority of children in the UK now live in homes where there is a tablet ...
12 hours 53 min ago
S&S wins Truth and Other Lies
Simon & Schuster UK has won UK and Commonwealth rights to German ...
13 hours 3 min ago
Square Peg to publish 'Bluffer's' Shakespeare guide
Square Peg is to publish a guide to William Shakespeare for ...
13 hours 13 min ago

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BOOKSELLER BLOGS

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    The 'right' to read

    On 23rd April as we in the UK celebrate World Book Night, the European ...
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    Lean in and thrive

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International

Indies save Polare stores

Only two years after investment company ProCures bought the 16 Selexyz high street bookshops out...
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Children's

Orchard and NLT announce school reading challenge

Orchard Books and the National Literacy Trust are teaming up for a school reading challenge that will deliver 30,000 books to children in the UK...
13 hours 20 min ago
 
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Rights

Corvus' Hogarty makes two acquisitions

Corvus has acquired two novels, including a “sweeping historical fiction”. The acquisitions are the first at Corvus for Anna Hogarty...
9 hours 48 min ago
 
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