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An education from Alan Watkins, the master columnist of Fleet Street | Peter Oborne

The political writer’s A Short Walk Down Fleet Street vividly describes the characters and culture of a golden age in newspaper publishingWhen I was a schoolboy in the 1970s, I used to read Alan Watkins’s column in the New Statesman every week. Through him I felt I personally knew and understood... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atticus Finch is a racist in To Kill a Mockingbird’s sequel

Portrayal of liberal lawyer’s dark side praised for its realism by civil rights campaignerOne of the great figures of American literature has suffered dramatic reputational damage this weekend. The unexpected early release of shocking plot details from the new novel by Harper Lee, a sequel to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Death of Claude Durand

Hachette Livre has announced the death of publisher Claude Durand at the age of 76. Durand was chairman and chief executive of Editions Fayard between 1980 and 2009. Arnaud Nourry, chairman and chief executive of Hachette Livre, paid tribute to Durand as a tireless defender of authors and a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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