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  • The future's females

    <p>Established names and relative unknowns rub shoulders in the OrangeFutures list of 21 leading young women writers, launched today(Thursday) by the Orange Prize for Fiction.</p><p>... Read more

  • OUP to take reference online

    <p>A collection of 100 Oxford University Press reference works are to bepublished online for the first time next year as a new product, OxfordReference Online... Read more

  • Ghosh and Levy win at second eBook Awards

    <p>Authors Amitav Ghosh and Steven Levy were last night (Wednesday) awardedthe Grand Prize of $50,000 each at the 2001 Frankfurt eBook Awards. Levywon the non-fiction... Read more

  • Less hype at Frankfurt rights centre

    <p>On day two of the Frankfurt Book Fair the atmosphere in the LiteraryAgents and Scouts centre was less frenetic than usual, with many agentsreluctant to... Read more

  • Baboneau moves up at S&S

    <p>Suzanne Baboneau has been made publishing director of Simon&amp;Schuster'sUK adult trade division.</p><p> S&S' non-fiction, Scribner and Earthlight imprints will now report to her. Ms Baboneau... Read more

  • Stationery Office retains lucrative contracts

    <p>The Stationery Office has fought off stiff competition to retain itslucrative government contracts, and will continue to print, publish and distribute all reports laid before... Read more

  • Subdued opening to Frankfurt

    <p>The absence of many leading US exhibitors resulted in a quiet first day at the Frankfurt Book Fair (Wednesday). Senior figures fromPenguin Putnam, HarperCollins and... Read more

  • Oneword pulls out of Atlantic bidding

    <p>Oneword, the digital radio station dedicated to book readings and discussions, has pulled out of the race to acquire the Atlantic 252 license from the... Read more

  • Ingenta and XRefer buck market

    <p>Two online reference services have bucked the downward trend in the fortunes of stand alone Internet companies. </p><p> Ingenta, the digital journal and articledistributor, said... Read more

  • New Irish imprint for Macmillan

    <p>Pan Macmillan and Gill and Macmillan are joining forces to create Tivoli, anew imprint for the Irish market. </p><p> The imprint, which will be based... Read more

  • Toby Faber's book hits right note

    <p>Former Faber managing director Toby Faber has won a "substantial six figure" advance for a book on the violin legend Stradivarius. Random House in New... Read more

  • Silver moon eclipsed

    <p>The Silver Moon Women's Bookshop, Europe's largest women's bookshop, is to close on Sunday 18th November after 17 years of "exciting, and exhausting" trading. Sue... Read more

  • Frankfurt on alert

    <p>The official opening of this year's Frankfurt Book Fair is to go ahead tomorrow (Tuesday) as planned while the organisers observe and "critically evaluate" world... Read more

  • Picador takes double

    <p>Picador authors won the top awards at this week's Forward Poetry Prizes. Sean O'Brien took the &#163;10,000 prize for Best Collection for "Downriver", while the... Read more

  • Family theme for World Book Day

    <p>The family is to be the theme for next year's World Book Day as organisers extend the campaign's reach to very young children. Organisers hope... Read more

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