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Bill Bryson breaks retirement to record Christmas audiobook
Despite assertions that he is ‘enjoying not doing anything’, author pens The Secret History of Christmas to reveal Santa’s true identity

Sarah Shaffi

27, Sep, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Tom Hanks announces ‘wildly ambitious’ first novel
The Making of Another Motion Picture Masterpiece spans 80 years and is said to be ‘thoughtful, poignant and hugely entertaining’

Sarah Shaffi

27, Sep, 2022 @2:01 PM

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Meghan, Meghan, Camilla, and Meghan again: what to expect from this year’s royal books
The authors of all three titles due out soon are following the maxim that no one ever failed to sell books by writing disparagingly about the Duchess of Sussex

Martin Belam

26, Sep, 2022 @4:12 PM

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Jane Katjavivi obituary
Other lives: Dedicated campaigner who started the first Namibian publishing house

Jo Morris

19, Sep, 2022 @7:11 PM

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A Visible Man by Edward Enninful review – the long road to Vogue
A refreshingly intimate account of Enninful’s rise from refugee status to editor-in-chief

Michael Donkor

15, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Rare signed edition of The Catcher in the Rye on sale for £225,000
JD Salinger did not want his friends cashing in, so inscribed copy of classic novel is one of the hardest titles for collectors to acquire

David Barnett

11, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Lord Ashcroft and Sun political editor to publish Liz Truss biographies
The peer, known for 2015’s Call Me Dave, promises an ‘open-minded’ study of the new PM’s first year in power, while Out of the Blue by Harry Cole and James Heale is slated for 8 December

Sarah Shaffi

08, Sep, 2022 @3:34 PM

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Truss urged to invest in libraries and abolish tax on audiobooks
Authors and publishers’ organisations have also called on the new government to support author visits to schools and to introduce an online sales tax

Sarah Shaffi

07, Sep, 2022 @8:06 AM

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Out of this world: why we created the first collaborative African fantasy universe
Inspired by African culture and fictional worlds like Marvel’s Wakanda, Sauúti is an imagined civilisation designed by and for African speculative writers

Wole Talabi

05, Sep, 2022 @6:45 AM

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The Guardian view on BookTok: a welcome disruptor of the status quo | Editorial
Editorial: The social media platform is revolutionising bookshops and galvanising publishers. Enjoy it while it lasts


04, Sep, 2022 @5:25 PM

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First fiction work by Nobel prize-winning poet Louise Glück to be published in UK
The 64-page ‘prose narrative’ Marigold and Rose: A Fiction – about twins in the first year of life – will be published in October

Sarah Shaffi

25, Aug, 2022 @4:05 PM

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UK sales of The Satanic Verses surge after Rushdie stabbing
Publisher Vintage has ordered a reprint following rush to buy the 1988 novel in the wake of the attack on the author earlier this month

Sarah Shaffi

23, Aug, 2022 @3:54 PM

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