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Olga Tokarczuk's 'magnum opus' finally gets English release – after seven years of translation
The Books of Jacob, praised by the Nobel prize judges and winner of Poland’s prestigious Nike award, will be published in the UK in November

Alison Flood

26, Feb, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Paul McCartney to publish 900-page lyrical 'autobiography'
The Lyrics, a ‘self-portrait in 154 songs’, will look at the people, places and circumstances behind songs written in boyhood, with the Beatles and beyond

Alison Flood

24, Feb, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti obituary
Poet whose outlook spanned anarchism, ecology, publishing and the City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco

James Campbell

23, Feb, 2021 @10:42 PM

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and founder of City Lights bookshop, dies aged 101
Poet and countercultural pioneer put on trial for publishing Allen Ginsberg’s Howl went on to become a beloved icon of San Francisco

Sian Cain

23, Feb, 2021 @7:42 PM

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Jill Hood obituary
Other lives: Family lawyer whose earlier career in publishing saw her involved in helping to establish the Booker prize

Mark Guthrie

22, Feb, 2021 @11:26 AM

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When Can I Go Back to School? Self-published lockdown story lands major publisher
‘Gentle, honest’ book, written by Anna Friend in response to her seven-year-old son’s worries, wins five-figure deal with Scholastic

Alison Flood

20, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Unseen work by Proust announced as ‘thunderclap’ by French publisher
The Seventy-Five Pages, out next month, contains germinal versions of episodes developed in In Search of Lost Time and opens ‘the primitive Proustian crypt’

Sian Cain

16, Feb, 2021 @3:21 PM

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No logo, no likes: New York's offline DIY culture embraces lockdown limitations
From subversive newspapers to free gigs and galleries, a new kind of pandemic creativity is anti-consumerist and pro-community

Edward Helmore in New York

16, Feb, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Handpicked and home delivered: the book subscription services combating 'decision fatigue'
The pandemic reignited Australia’s love of reading – and entrepreneurs are reaping the rewards

Grace O'Neill

15, Feb, 2021 @2:18 AM

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to publish memoir about her father's death
Notes on Grief will recount the life of ‘a remarkable man of kindness and charm’ and the author’s struggle to absorb his loss during lockdown last year

Alison Flood

11, Feb, 2021 @2:18 PM

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Hunter Biden memoir about drug addiction to be published
Son of US president, and ongoing target for conservatives, will release Beautiful Things in April

Sian Cain and agencies

04, Feb, 2021 @4:59 PM

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'Price gouging from Covid': student ebooks costing up to 500% more than in print
Call for inquiry into academic publishers as locked-down students unable to access study material online

Anna Fazackerley

29, Jan, 2021 @12:00 PM

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