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Just 0.7% of GCSE English Lit students study writers of colour, PRH research shows

Research commissioned by Penguin Random House has revealed only 0.7% of English Literature GCSE students in England study a book by a writer of colour while only 7% study a book by a woman. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-28 22:57:04 UTC ]
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UK sales of translated fiction grows by 5%

UK sales of translated fiction grew by 5.5% last year, largely thanks to sales by top authors like Jo Nesbo, research commissioned by the Man Booker International Prize shows. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on literary fiction: in need of support | Editorial

Stories should come from all parts of society – not just from the well heeled and the middle classLiterary fiction, you might think, is in wonderful health. Book festivals, from Edinburgh and Wigtown in Scotland, to Hay-on-Wye in Wales, to Cheltenham and Bath in England, are flourishing. There... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Secondary school children's reading 'not stretched enough'

New research commissioned by school programme provider Renaissance UK claims that secondary school children fail to develop their reading levels as they should. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quick Reads report finds 27% fear reading will become 'forgotten pleasure'

Around 27% of people fear reading could become a “forgotten pleasure” according to new research commissioned to mark the 10th anniversary of Galaxy Quick Reads. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebooks are unfamiliar waters for digital pirates, according to UK survey

Publishing sector has the lowest level of illegal downloads in the entertainment industry, with book piracy at half the rate of copyright theft in film and musicFor publishers, fresh from winning a landmark ruling forcing internet service providers to block illegal ebook download sites in Russia... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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