Publishing

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Official biography of Terry Pratchett to be published
A Life With Footnotes, by the late author’s former assistant and friend, has been authorised by Pratchett’s estate and is due to come out in September

Alison Flood

26, Jan, 2022 @11:21 AM

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James Bond books dedicated to Paul Gallico among star lots at library auction
Books owned by The Snow Goose author up for sale this week include Ian Fleming first editions inscribed for his former colleague

Alison Flood

26, Jan, 2022 @10:27 AM

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The hounding of author Kate Clanchy has been a witch-hunt without mercy | Sonia Sodha
Publishers and other institutions are turning cowardly and brittle when faced with social media frenzies

Sonia Sodha

23, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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A courageous reissue in the not-so-brave new world of publishing | Rachel Cooke
Kay Dick’s They is a forgotten dystopian novel from 45 years ago, but still contentious in an age of social media bullying

Rachel Cooke

22, Jan, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Kate Clanchy ‘parts company’ with publisher after discrimination row
Author whose Orwell prize-winning Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me sparked online controversy last summer will no longer be published by Pan Macmillan

Lucy Knight

20, Jan, 2022 @12:43 PM

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Centenary recording of Ulysses to be read by Eddie Izzard, Margaret Atwood and others
More than 100 writers, artists, comedians and musicians will voice James Joyce’s seminal novel in celebration of its publication a century ago

Alison Flood

20, Jan, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Ian McEwan’s ‘most epic book to date’ to be published in September
The Booker prize-winning author’s new novel Lessons is ‘a powerful meditation on history and humanity told through the prism of one man’s lifetime’

Alison Flood

19, Jan, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Government pauses plans to rewrite UK copyright laws after authors protest
Intellectual property rule changes were mooted in the wake of Brexit but have been shelved after warnings about how this could hit writers’ incomes

Alison Flood

19, Jan, 2022 @9:01 AM

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Book readers have realised that you can’t replace the feel of turning a real page | Tim Adams
Record sales show that even the ability to carry thousands of books in one portable electronic device is not enough

Tim Adams

15, Jan, 2022 @5:00 PM

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UK book sales in 2021 highest in a decade
Booming appetites for crime, sci-fi and romance drive fiction sales 20% higher than in 2019, with Richard Osman the year’s bestselling author

Alison Flood

11, Jan, 2022 @5:21 PM

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For want of a motive for the book thief, let’s run through some possibilities | Stephanie Merritt
Filippo Bernardini is accused of stealing manuscripts. For money or just a good read?

Stephanie Merritt

09, Jan, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Literary mystery may finally be solved as man arrested for allegedly stealing unpublished books
Filippo Bernardini is accused of impersonating publishing figures to steal manuscripts, in scam that has stumped authors and editors for years

Sian Cain

06, Jan, 2022 @4:20 AM

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