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George Richardson obituary

My friend George Richardson, who has died aged 94, spent most of his working life at Oxford University, including as chief executive of Oxford University Press (OUP) from the mid-1970s to the late 80s.He was born in Cricklewood, north London, to Christina, a homemaker, and George, a businessman.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-26 16:53:02 UTC ]
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Allen & Unwin scoops Oxford scholar's 'astonishing' debut

Allen & Unwin will publish the debut novel by Sophie Hardcastle, a research assistant at Oxford University, exploring “the female ill-treatment at the hands of men”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-13 21:53:54 UTC ]
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Frankopan to bring Silk Roads 'up to date' in autumn release

Bloomsbury is set to publish a new book by bestselling author and professor of global history at Oxford University, Peter Frankopan. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book review: The Sparsholt Affair by Alan Hollinghurst

Alan Hollinghurst was born in 1954, so he is now in his mid-60s. It is well to remember this when you read The Sparsholt Affair. Like The Line of Beauty, the book that won Hollinghurst the Man Booker prize back in 2004, The Sparsholt Affair is a long and densely detailed novel. Also like the... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One woman's experience of anorexia honoured by Welsh Writing Awards

An account of a young woman’s experience of anorexia while at Oxford University has been honoured by the New Welsh Writing Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oxford student wins inaugural $100k Nine Dots Prize

James Williams, a doctoral candidate researching design ethics at Oxford University and former Google employee, has won the inaugural $100,000 (£77,730) Nine Dots Prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AI is already making inroads into journalism but could it win a Pulitzer?

From football reports to clickbait, programs are changing the way the news is createdLook closely at what many journalists write about artificial intelligence – from AlphaGo’s triumph at the ancient Chinese board game Go to Microsoft’s accidentally racist Twitter bot – and you might detect some... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Plum Sykes series to Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury is to publish a new series set among Oxford University’s Champagne Set during the 1980s by Plum Sykes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Rationalist’s Irrationality

Richard Dawkins is not your garden-variety Internet troll. He’s a retired professor at Oxford University and the author of a number of well-received, best-selling books on science and atheism. His book The Selfish Gene is one of the most-read popular accounts of evolution, and it introduced the... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2015-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnson short stories to Cape

Jonathan Cape has acquired a book of short stories by Daisy Johnson at auction. Editorial director Alex Bowler signed UK and Commonwealth rights to two books by Johnson from Jack Ramm at Eve White Literary Agency. Johnson is a 24-year-old prizewinning graduate of Oxford University’s Fiction... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OFT clears OUP-Nelson Thornes acquisition

The Office of Fair Trading has cleared the acquisition of Nelson Thornes by Oxford University... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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