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Top 10 fantasy fiction universes

From George RR Martin’s vast, warlike realms to Neil Gaiman’s London Below, these paracosms are bound only by their authors’ rules, not those of reality

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Government extends PLR to e-books and e-audiobooks

The government is expanding the Public Lending Right (PLR) to include e-books and e-audiobooks, meaning their authors will be eligible for payment in the same way as those whose physical books are borrowed from libraries.

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Why Backlist Matters to Bookstores

A solid backlist can make a bookstore’s selection stand out

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The Indie Author's Guide to Customer Reviews

The self-publishing revolution has taken place, in large part, online, with readers discovering books and connecting directly with indie authors through sites like Amazon, Goodreads, Barnes & Noble, Wattpad, Smashwords, and more. In addition to book blogs, online book clubs, and online advertising, one of the central means by which readers learn about self-published books is the customer review.

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Phillip Pullman’s 'Dust' Finally Settles; New Trilogy to Launch in October

A dozen years ago, the acclaimed British author Philip Pullman teased his legions of fans with a cryptic message posted to his website: “The Book of Dust,” he wrote, “is under way.”

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Translation – and migration – is the lifeblood of culture

Even the literature that seems most rooted in one place is animated by writing from elsewhere – and trying to keep that influence out is profoundly dangerous

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The Da Vinci Code code: what's the formula for a bestselling book?

Sales figures for the most popular modern authors round up familiar suspects from Dan Brown to JK Rowling. Taken together, they hint at surprising sales secrets

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An English Translation of a Japanese TV Series Based on a Swedish Book

A 36-year-old kids’ fantasy novel comes to UK and US screens this month. ‘Ronya, the Robber’s Daughter’ is by Astrid Lindgren, author of Pippi Longstocking.

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George R R Martin: 'sixth GoT book could be out this year'

George R R Martin has said he has “made progress” on the sixth Game of Thrones book, The Winds of Winter, and thinks it will be published this year.

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George R R Martin: 'sixth GoT book could be out this year'

George R R Martin has said he has “made progress” on the sixth Game of Thrones book, The Winds of Winter, and thinks it will be published this year.

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Stolen good books: why Canadian thieves outclass the British

In Toronto, shoplifters are taking Murakami novels by the shelf load – showing up the UK’s lowbrow black market

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The International Dublin Literary Award Longlist: 147 Books

Nominated by libraries in many parts of the world, seven of this year’s list are Irish, and almost 30 percent of the Dublin Literary Award list is in translation.

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Tegneserie for blinde

  • Internationale nyheder
  • 2017/01/03
  • Globalnyt

I Argentina starter 2017 med, at den kendte tegneseriestribe Mafalda udgives i en nyoversættelse – til punktskrift.

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JK Rowling reveals she's working on two new novels

The Harry Potter author revealed to fans on Twitter that she has two books in the pipeline, one under her own name and one as Robert Galbraith

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Children’s books roundup: the best new picture books and novels

Monochrome magic with Mary Poppins, a swooning YA romance and Winnie-the-Pooh returns

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Lisbeth Salander or Lyra Belacqua – who's your replacement Wonder Woman?

After a tough year for women, and the end of the UN’s resident demigoddess, we need some inspiring heroines. Here are a few of mine – who would you choose?

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The Bestseller Experiment: can you deliberately write a blockbuster book?

Mark Stay and Mark Desvaux are picking up clues from publishers and authors in a new podcast, while they go about trying to write the next bestseller

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The best fiction of 2016

We thumb through a year that saw a US author win the Booker, the death of a short-story master – and the first Brexit novel

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Harnessing the power of YouTube for books

Can YouTube really sell books? Naomi Bacon's answer is a resounding yes - and she's developed a three-step strategy to help you get there. This digest of her presentation from Frankfurt Book Fair is a must-read for any publisher hoping to improve their success with social video.

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The screenplay of Fantastic Beasts is a rare miss for the wizarding world

JK Rowling’s little dictionary of animals has spawned a huge film franchise, with all the attendant merchandise. But with the movie in cinemas worldwide, who wants to read a screenplay?

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UEL launches writers prize for young adults

The University of East London is launching a new literary fiction prize for young adults, the CityLife Prize for Fiction for Young Writers.

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Five skills everyone in publishing needs now

The world of work is changing rapidly, and the demands being placed on everyone in this digital age are far greater.

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School Zone Launches Subscription-Based Education Site

School Zone Publishing has launched the Anywhere Teacher brand, centered on AnywhereTeacher.com, a subscription-based online destination that provides supplemental learning at home.

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JK Rowling's hand-drawn Tales of Beedle the Bard go up for auction

One of only seven manuscript copies of the Harry Potter-related stories is set to sell at auction for up to £500,000

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How to get your boy reading

Boys are generally less enthusiastic than girls to spend their time reading – but all they need are a few bookworm male role models

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