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Scientists Find Secret To Writing A Best-selling Novel

Posted at 8:20AM Friday 10 Jan 2014

Computer scientists have developed an algorithm which can predict with 84 per cent accuracy whether a book will be a commercial success - and the secret is to avoid cliches and excessive use of verbs


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Adrian Greenwood's murder lifted the lid on the sinister world of antiquarian book dealing

The murder of the antiquarian bookseller Adrian Greenwood in Oxford in April was a particularly shocking and brutal one

Amazon Profit Misses Estimates And Its Outlook Disappoints

Amazon has reported a lower-than-expected third quarter profit as expenses rose, causing shares to tumble in after-hours trading

Some libraries deserve to close, says 'digital inclusion' charity

The Tinder Foundation argues that these amenities should not receive a 'get out of austerity free' card simply because they are libraries

F+W Media International launches trend-led SewandSo imprint

Leading niche category publisher F+W Media International will launch SewandSo as a new imprint in 2017. The new line will focus on books covering the top UK and global trends in the craft category

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Could his startling success at selling books translate into his own publishing empire?

Carole Blake Dies

Tributes paid to literary agent Carole Blake, who has passed away

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