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Frequent library visits equates to £1,359 pay rise

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...

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"Diverse" shortlist for 2014 Caine Prize

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

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Comedian David Mitchell to write for Guardian Faber

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

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Townsend's funeral to take place next week

Sue Townsend’s funeral is to be held in her hometown of Leicester next week. All are welcome at the service, which will take place at The...

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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...

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10,000 to participate in World Book Night

More than 10,000 individuals and groups will be handing out copies of specially printed titles for today’s World Book Night. And the...

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