Tagged: BBC

The pugilist paradox

The problem with publishing, I was told this week, is that everyone is too nice. There are worse criticisms that could be made of the... Read more

How geek is chic at the BBC

I never questioned the lack of women in technical roles during my six years as a Microsoft employee. I joined a team in 2009 where... Read more

Awful Auntie?

Author Robert Harris’ intervention into the thorny subject of the BBC’s books coverage at this week’s Costa Book Awards is a welcome one. It... Read more

Stuart, Duchess of Cornwall and Okri join Booker Prize ceremony

Douglas Stuart, The Duchess of Cornwall and Ben Okri will be among the star speakers at this year's Booker Prize ceremony which will be broadcast from... Read more

Mason, Winman and Onuzo among Between the Covers book choices

Meg Mason's Sorrow and Bliss (Weidenfeld & Nicolson), Sarah Winman's Still Life (Fourth Estate) and Chibundu Onuzo's Sankofa (Virago) are among the six books to be featured... Read more

BBC Young Writers’ Award shortlist announced

Stories about the impact of confinement on mental health, the seductive power of everyday intimacies and a quest for a bigger life dominate an "ambitious,... Read more

William Collins scoops tie-in to BBC Brian Cox series

William Collins has scooped the tie-in publication to Professor Brian Cox’s new BBC series "The Universe". Read more

BBC Contains Strong Language Festival comes to Coventry

BBC Contains Strong Language Festival will come to Coventry for the first time in September to celebrate poetry and spoken word as part of the... Read more

BBC Two's Between the Covers to return for third series

BBC Two's popular weekly prime-time book club series “Between the Covers”, hosted by Sara Cox, is returning for a third series this autumn.... Read more

Spring's disinformation debut goes to Atlantic in three-way auction

Atlantic has won a three-way auction for Among the Trolls by Marianna Spring, the BBC’s first specialist disinformation and social media reporter. ... Read more

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