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Publishers launch initiative to highlight Palestinian authors and history
The campaign by Publishers for Palestine will offer more than 30 free ebooks of poetry, fiction and nonfiction as ‘an act of solidarity’

Ella Creamer

29, Nov, 2023 @5:20 PM

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Free speech groups criticise German ban on Russian journalists’ book
Russian businessman claims book defamed him, while authors say aim is to destroy their reputation

Luke Harding and Kate Connolly in Berlin

28, Nov, 2023 @5:00 AM

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The big idea: should we abolish literary genres?
Categorising fiction may help to sell books, but it says little about how writers write or readers read

Alex Clark

27, Nov, 2023 @12:30 PM

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Bob Mortimer wins Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize for his ‘mischievous’ debut novel
A pig will be named in honour of The Satsuma Complex, this year’s winner of the award for comic fiction

Ella Creamer

20, Nov, 2023 @7:45 PM

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Days of The Jackal: how Andrew Wylie turned serious literature into big business
The long read: Andrew Wylie is agent to an extraordinary number of the planet’s biggest authors. His knack for making highbrow writers very rich helped to define a literary era – but is his reign now coming to an end?

Alex Blasdel

09, Nov, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Caroline Gilfillan obituary
Other lives: Poet and writer who explored feminist themes, including with the all-female 1970s band the Stepney Sisters

Heather De Lyon

31, Oct, 2023 @5:19 PM

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Publishing associations urge UK government to protect copyrighted works from AI
Statement asks government to help stop AI tools ‘using copyright-protected works with impunity’

Ella Creamer

31, Oct, 2023 @12:40 PM

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Steer clear of the perils of plagiarism | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to accusations of plagiarism against the shadow chancellor, Rachel Reeves, in her new book

30, Oct, 2023 @4:52 PM

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How common is plagiarism in the publishing industry?
The shadow chancellor’s new book has come under scrutiny for lifting passages of text from other sources without acknowledgment. Academic writers explore how this can happen

Caroline Davies

27, Oct, 2023 @6:28 PM

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Rachel Reeves admits mistakes after being accused of plagiarism in new book
Shadow chancellor says she holds her ‘hands up’ FT analysis finds book on female economists has passages that appear to be copied

Matthew Weaver

26, Oct, 2023 @6:38 PM

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Bloomsbury’s fantasy list helps it to record £17.7m first-half profits
Publisher to double dividend after demand grows for books by Sarah J Maas and Samantha Shannon

Kalyeena Makortoff

26, Oct, 2023 @7:50 AM

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Penguin Random House launches high schoolers’ award to combat book bans
The publisher’s $10,000 Freedom of Expression prize invites teens to write about a banned book that changed their life, against a backdrop of rising censorship

Ella Creamer

24, Oct, 2023 @12:34 PM

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