London book fair

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London book fair cancelled over coronavirus fears, amid growing anger
Around 25,000 publishers, authors and agents were due to attend the fair next week, where deals for biggest books are struck

Alison Flood

04, Mar, 2020 @10:34 AM

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True crime grips London book fair 2019
Big deals signed for study of a 19th-century family of killers, Hell’s Half-Acre, and Murder Isn’t Easy, a mortician’s take on Agatha Christie’s forensics

Alison Flood and Sian Cain

16, Mar, 2019 @7:00 AM

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What will you be reading next year? London book fair's star attractions
Salman Rushdie’s take on Don Quixote, Elton John’s memoirs and a study of criminals in Broadmoor – a selection of the biggest and most interesting books announced at the fair

Sian Cain

15, Mar, 2019 @4:12 PM

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What will you be reading next year? A roundup of London book fair
A new JRR Tolkien, four Naomi Alderman books and the memoirs of a mole-catcher – a collection of the biggest and most interesting books due to be published in 2019 and 2020

Sian Cain

13, Apr, 2018 @1:29 PM

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Feminist fiction drives big money at London book fair
Fierce bidding wars between publishers saw several big deals happen for politically charged novels at this year’s fair, as new books from Jeanette Winterson and Caitlin Moran were also revealed

Sian Cain

13, Apr, 2018 @1:29 PM

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British publishing can still lead the world after Brexit | Letters
Letters: Representatives of the Publishers Association call on the government to make sure the UK retains its place as ‘the world’s publisher’

Letters

10, Apr, 2018 @4:09 PM

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London book fair: UK publishers cheerfully splash cash as sales rise
Decline of reality TV and soap star memoirs greeted with glee, but publishers say it is time to turn the page on Gone Girl-style ‘grip-lit’

Danuta Kean

17, Mar, 2017 @2:19 PM

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London book fair: not so common deal for Jarvis Cocker as publishers chase Britpop stars
Ex-Pulp frontman’s book on creativity heads for six-figure deal, while Suede’s Brett Anderson memoir is also signed

Danuta Kean

15, Mar, 2017 @6:14 PM

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London book fair: new Peter Carey and Benedict Cumberbatch snaps up Matt Haig
First day of the annual trade fair sees British actor option unpublished Haig novel and a new book from Peter Carey

Sian Cain, Claire Armitstead and Danuta Kean

14, Mar, 2017 @5:06 PM

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Brexit is big at 2017 London book fair – but it’s Poland’s year to shine
Olga Tokarczuk, AM Bakalar, Wioletta Greg are among the lineup of visiting writers in a year of talks focusing on change in Europe

Claire Armitstead

14, Mar, 2017 @7:59 AM

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Chloé Esposito 'bad twin' trilogy bags over £2m at London book fair
Thriller series Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know sets publishing showcase buzzing, but there’s cash left for a novel from Bake Off’s Nadiya Hussain, a Little Prince sequel and a pride of literary lions

Alison Flood

14, Apr, 2016 @12:24 PM

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Guadalajara book fair builds a bridge between Mexico and the UK
The giant event put a large contingent of Britain’s finest on display, and should provide an invitation for English-language readers to explore an unfamiliar new world of reading

Jethro Soutar

07, Dec, 2015 @3:18 PM

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