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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

BBC Two commissions book show hosted by Sara Cox

BBC Two is to air "Between The Covers", a six-part TV show hosted by Sara Cox about the joys of reading. Read more

Savidge takes up library role for BBC Novels That Shaped Our World

Simon Savidge has left his role at Liverpool Libraries to take charge of logistics for the BBC’s Novels That Shaped Our World libraries events programme.... Read more

BBC Three adapting Sally Rooney's Conversations with Friends

BBC Three is adapting Sally Rooney’s 2017 debut novel, Conversations with Friends, into twelve half an hour episodes directed by Oscar-nominated Irish film director Lenny Abrahamson.... Read more

Puffin signs Blue Planet II in four-book deal

Puffin has signed Blue Planet II by Leisa Stewart-Sharpe, the first in a brand-new series of four major non-fiction books in collaboration with BBC Earth.... Read more

BBC panel defend Cooper's Riders on 100 Novels That Shaped Our World list

The panel who picked a BBC list of 100 Novels That Shaped Our World have set out the reasons for their choices, including defending the... Read more

The Novels That Shaped Our World: BBC reveals 100-strong list

Novels by authors including Toni Morrison, Sylvia Plath and Salman Rushdie have been recognised by the BBC in a new list of novels chosen by... Read more

Gracie equal pay book sent to FTSE 100 bosses

Virago is sending out a copy of Carrie Gracie’s Equal: A story of women, men and money to the chief executives of the top FTSE 100 companies.... Read more

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