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What do we actually know about British readers?

We have a vague idea, and a great deal of received wisdom, but, notoriously, we’ve found it challenging to answer some of the simplest questions. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 18:03:10 UTC ]
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The Man Booker at 50: flawed – but still the best way to judge our literature

The public is invited to choose a ‘Golden Booker’ from five decades of winners. Time will tell if future readers agreeThe passage of time, 50 years of literary hoo-ha, has been both cruel and kind to the Man Booker prize, which will next month celebrate its half-century (the majority of those... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dan Brown's Origin makes a strong start in UK bookshops

Although not quite the sensation of previous Robert Langdon thrillers, The Da Vinci Code author’s latest mystery sold 100,000 copies in its first week Dan Brown’s mastery of something like a code for bestsellers has returned to cheer UK booksellers, with more than 100,000 copies of his latest... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Armchair woodchoppers' make DIY timber guide surprise bestseller

Norwegian Wood, a lavishly illustrated how-to guide for chopping, stacking and burning, sets book charts on fire and cuts Jamie Oliver down to sizeA practical guide to chopping, stacking and burning wood the Norwegian way, detailing everything from the drying time of a birch tree felled in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder signs Avit novel

Hodder has acquired a book by Le Prix Nouveau Talent winner Clélie Avit. Suzie Dooré at Hodder and Emily Griffin at Grand Central bought world English rights to I’m Still Here (Je Suis Là) from Eva Bredin at JC Lattès. The book is a modern-day Sleeping Beauty story about a man who falls in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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