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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

Ishiguro and Collins profiles to feature in new BBC programming

The BBC has announced profiles of Kazuo Ishiguro and Quentin Blake, and a documentary about Jackie Collins, in its latest tranche of literature-inspired programming. ... Read more

BBC unveils raft of 2021 books programmes with Blake and Ishiguro in line-up

The BBC has unveiled a raft of books-related programmes for the coming year, including the return of its Big Book Weekend online festival, plus new... Read more

BBC Two book club series 'Between the Covers' to return

BBC Two's weekly book club series “Between the Covers”, hosted by Sara Cox, is returning for a second series this spring. Read more

BBC director of arts Claypole to step down

BBC director of arts Jonty Claypole is stepping down from his role and leaving the corporation in April 2021. Read more

Support builds for Adeola’s illustrator credits campaign

​More than 500 authors and illustrators have signed a letter by illustrator Dapo Adeola asking the BBC and the wider media to credit illustrators. ... Read more

Chatto & Windus to publish BBC Radio 4's Covid chronicles

This November Chatto & Windus will publish a collection of lockdown stories and experiences from BBC Radio 4’s "PM", with a foreword from the programme's presenter Evan Davis.... Read more

Ebury buys Bartlett's story of 'Missing Cryptoqueen'

Ebury Press will publish The Missing Cryptoqueen by Jamie Bartlett, based on his BBC podcast of the same name. ... Read more

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