Harvill Secker bags Nicholas Shakespeare’s 'sophisticated literary thriller'

Harvill Secker will publish Nicholas Shakespeare’s new literary thriller, featuring a former foreign correspondent battling sinister forces in Oxford, billed as a "new direction" in the author's career. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Man Asian Literary Prize loses funding

The Man Group, which also sponsors the Man Booker Prize, has withdrawn its support from the Man Asian Literary Prize, which will be unable to go on after this year if another sponsor isn't found. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Asian Literary Prize seeks new sponsor

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[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill acquires memoir of Politkovskaya sister

Harvill Secker has acquired a memoir about murdered Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill acquires novel from Batuman

Harvill Secker has acquired the debut novel by journalist Elif Batuman, following a "highly... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Eva Dolan series for Harvill

Harvill Secker has pre-empted the first two books in a new series from Eva Dolan, who was... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yet more literary furor over fake book reviews

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[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The App's The Thing: Shakespeare, Rebooted

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[ Fast Company | 2012-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New political thriller from Harris to Cornerstone

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[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate acquires Grimwood literary novel

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[ The Bookseller | 2012-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber releases Shakespeare app

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[ The Bookseller | 2012-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Another Mixed Bag For Barnes & Noble

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2012-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foyles partners with Literary Dinners

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