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‘Black and Asian people not seen as readers’: Bernardine Evaristo condemns books industry

In foreword to report into diversity in publishing, Booker prize-winning author rails against ‘ridiculous’ beliefsBernardine Evaristo, the first black woman to win the Booker prize, has hit out at “ridiculous” and “misguided” beliefs in the publishing industry, where “black and Asian people are... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-23 11:06:09 UTC ]
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Publishing must 'radically reimagine' its audience, major diversity study says

The UK's first academic study on diversity in trade publishing and fiction has called for the industry to “radically reimagine” its audience and value readers outside the white middle classes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 22:54:17 UTC ]
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Walter Laqueur obituary

Distinguished historian, journalist and scholar who focused on terrorism, the Holocaust and the decline of EuropeThe contemporary historian and journalist Walter Laqueur, who has died aged 97, made the great issues of the past century accessible to a wide readership in the almost 100 book titles... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-books can pose health risks

Using tablets and backlit e-readers at night can lead to sleep deficiency and damage health, an academic study has claimed. According to findings published in the US journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, blue light, the wavelength common in smartphones, tablets and LED... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conville & Walsh to launch speakers bureau

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 07/06/2011 - 16:18 Conville & Walsh is to launch a speakers agency later this month, with 40 of the literary agency's authors, including Helen Castor, Gavin Pretor-Pinney and Tom Holland, already on its books. Hire Intelligence will... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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