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Germaine Greer: e-books 'should cost pennies'

Writer Germaine Greer has said that e-books should “cost pennies” and accused people of having an “irrational attachment to the [...

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New O'Hagan for Faber

Andrew O’Hagan’s new novel The Illuminations will be published by Faber on 5th February 2015. The novel, the author's fifth, is...

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Trade chills out with Ice Bucket Challenge

Book industry chiefs have taken the plunge on the Ice Bucket Challenge craze, showering the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association with their...

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Simon & Schuster is to publish an adult picture book by Bruce Springsteen, based on his song "Outlaw Pete". The book is illustrated...

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PRH first-half revenues at €1.5bn

Penguin Random House worldwide generated revenues of €1.5bn (£1.2bn) in the six months to June 2014, Bertelsmann has announced in its...

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Once answerable to no-one, Japan’s haughty publishers are chafing at a new yoke Amazon has presented it with in the shape of a ratings system...

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