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An author bought his own book to get higher on bestseller lists. Is that fair?

Author Mark Dawson has attracted criticism after bulk buying his own book gave him a high chart position. But that isn’t breaking any rulesFor any author, being able to describe yourself as a bona fide bestseller is key to conferring your career with a certain gravitas – and will often bring you... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-20 15:59:35 UTC ]
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Authors called David more likely to be on bestseller lists than BAME writers

The Bookseller magazine has published analysis finding a ‘shockingly low’ number of BAME authors in the UK top 500 titles of the yearA writer has more chance of making it into the bestseller charts if their name is David than if they are from an ethnic minority, according to new analysis from... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Fenton receives PEN Pinter Prize

British poet, journalist and literary critic James Fenton has been awarded the 2015 PEN Pinter Prize.  The annual prize was established in 2009 by English PEN in memory of playwright Harold Pinter to recognise to a British writer of outstanding literary merit, who, in the words of Pinter’s... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Europa Editions UK signs first British author

Europa Editions UK has acquired its first title by a British writer, a historical fiction novel... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unique double for British novelist

British writer and two-time Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel has been named novelist of the year at Britain’s Costa Book Awards for ‘Bring Up the Bodies’. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2013-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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