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Man Booker prize 2016 won by American author Paul Beatty

Author wins for The Sellout, a satire of US racial politics, making him the first American writer to win award

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize In Literature 2016

The American singer songwriter Bob Dylan has won the 2016 Nobel prize for literature

Publishing risks 'becoming irrelevant', warns Penguin Random House boss

Industry's lack of diversity 'is a real issue, and we have been slow'

Elena Ferrante: literary storm as Italian reporter 'identifies' author

After a months-long investigation it is now possible to make a powerful case for Ferrante's true identity

Trade Announcements

Transworld Aquires World Rights To Addictive Psychological Thriller

Royal Automobile Club Announces Shortlist Of Contenders For Motoring Book Of The Year

Haylen Beck thriller to Harvill Secker and Vintage

Transworld Publishers Announces Preemptive Deal For The Lost Pianos Of Siberia By Sophy Roberts

Top Forensic Scientist's Book About Death Sells To Transworld

Hamish Hamilton UK to publish new novel from Arundhati Roy

A Place Free Of Judgement

Turnaround To Distribute Verna Wilkins' New Publishing House: Firetree Books

Launch Of Emma Finnigan PR

New Welsh Writing Awards 2017 Opens For Entries With Two New Categories

Pinter & Martin Acquire New Book From Milli Hill

Profile 2015-2016 Results: Pleasing Results With Turnover And Profit Up

William Hill Sports Book Of The Year Award 2016 Longlist Announced

Paul Black to join Andersen Press as PR Director

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How Paul Beatty's win shakes the Jonathan Franzen-loving US literati

The high literary gatekeepers of Manhattan may find they have egg on their face because they didn't see it coming

Big Publishers & their poaching game

Karen Sullivan at Orenda: it comes as a mammoth shock to me when big companies swoop in waving big cheques to tempt away my authors

Seth Godin's Three Charges Against Publishers

Anyone can publish their ideas, but very few people can curate them, and very few people have the wherewithal to promote them

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What Films And Books Reveal About Your Personality Type

Are you an aesthetic type, or are you cerebral?

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