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

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The majority of children in the UK now live in homes where there is a tablet computer and one in five read using the device, according to a new...

Simon & Schuster UK has won UK and Commonwealth rights to German “dark thriller” Truth and Other Lies, a book hotly tipped at...

Square Peg is to publish a guide to William Shakespeare for adults. Today’s announcement coincides with the 450th anniversary of the...

Townsend's funeral to take place next week
Sue Townsend’s funeral is to be held in her hometown of Leicester next ...
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Corvus' Hogarty makes two acquisitions
Corvus has acquired two novels, including a “sweeping historical ...
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Pussy Riot campaigner joins prison book ban protest
Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Belarusian journalist Iryna Khalip ...
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Orchard and NLT announce school reading challenge
Orchard Books and the National Literacy Trust are teaming up for a school ...
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Hodder acquires picture book from Cambridge art graduate
Hodder Children’s Books has acquired a new picture book from debut ...
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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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Indies save Polare stores

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

S&S wins Truth and Other Lies

Simon & Schuster UK has won UK and Commonwealth rights to German “dark thriller” Truth and Other Lies, a book hotly tipped at...
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