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Clare Mackintosh Wins Crime Novel Of The Year Award

Author Val McDermid was also honoured with an outstanding contribution to crime fiction award

Partner Of Children's Author Helen Bailey Charged With Her Murder

The Electra Brown series author's body was found in the grounds of her home in Hertfordshire, on Friday

Swindon Set To Close 11 Of Its 15 Libraries

Struggling to sustain other services

Lisa McInerney's 'astounding' debut novel wins Desmond Elliott prize

A fortnight after bagging the Baileys prize for women's fiction, The Glorious Heresies takes £10,000 honour

Other News

Rob Wilson takes on public libraries brief at DCMS

Executive Changes At Quarto Group

Alan Moore uses nine-year-old's fan letter on new book's cover

Taking Copyright Infringement To Small Claims Court

Jim Henson Company To Make New Film Of Terry Pratchett's The Wee Free Men

Scholastic Posts Solid Fiscal 2016 Results

Ladybird Spoofs Pass Two Million Sales Mark

Les Miserables to become six-part BBC drama

Donald Trump's lawyers demand Art of the Deal co-writer pay back royalties

Tributes Paid To Robert Dunbar, Champion Of Children's Literature

Hastings Entertainment Going Out Of Business

JT LeRoy unmasked

Book With Notes From Bronte Family Returned To Haworth Home

Indian Culture Ministry Rates Writers And Artists For Festivals

German Travelers Get Extra Baggage Allowance For Books

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Trade Announcements

The Liber Seminars Will Analyse Markets, New Business Models And The Digital Evolution Of Books

Open Access Digital Scholarly Publishing Three New Ways From UCL Press

Four Aspiring Editors To Join Penguin Random House Following #thescheme16

White Horse Bookshop Sponsors Richard Jefferies Society Writers' Prize

Memoir About A Family Divided By Sexism And Racism In 1960s White Nigeria Wins New Welsh Writing Awards 2016

Oneworld Acquire Bestselling French Memoir

Penguin Random House UK Announces New International Sales Leadership

Tiger Who Came to Tea and Mog author wins BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award 2016

Egmont Strengthens UK Books Division With Three Senior Appointments

Lidudumalingani Wins Seventeenth Caine Prize For African Writing

JS Group Announces Appointment Of New Group Commercial Director

Longlist For Scottish Crime Book Of The Year Award - The McIlvanney Prize 2016

Deon Meyer To Be Author Of The 2017 Crime & Thriller Book Weeks Gift Book

Profile And Wellcome Collection Acquire History Of Brainwashing

Blue Peter Book Awards 2017 Calls For Submissions

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The Diet Book Industry Is A Lie – And We've All Been Sucked Into It

It's a lie that makes its proponents millions, if not billions, in revenue

Is YA fiction too politically correct?

Is too much contemporary teen fiction drawing on the same political values and assumptions?

We Will Pay The Price For Making Books Cheaper

Why do people gripe about the price of a book?

Caitlin Moran: 'social media is like a baby screaming and throwing tantrums'

Writer and Times columnist says Twitter needs to 'grow up' and tackle abuse against women

Feature Items

A European Literary Remedy For Brexit

A Eurocentric reading list for the disenfranchised 48%

How Amazon's Team Of Old-school Book Reviewers Influences What We Read

Amazon intends to leave its mark in book culture as much as it wants to sell books

How kids' books become TV hits

CBBC series show how to get it right, but with only a few channels interested, success is hard to find

The Words That Make A Successful Book

'Need', 'want' and 'do' are twice as likely to appear in bestselling books than others

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