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Media Decoder Blog: Children's Book Award Winners Named

The New York Times – 2012-01-24

The awards are the most prestigious in children's literature.
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Rushdie Jaipur videolink event cancelled

The Bookseller – 2012-01-24

A planned videolink appearance by Salman Rushdie at the Jaipur Literature Festival today (24th...
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Stephen Fry to judge Literary Platform comp

The Bookseller – 2012-01-10

TV presenter Stephen Fry is to judge an international competition, launched by literature and...
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Walter Dean Myers named National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

Chicago Tribune – 2012-01-05

Prolific author declares "Reading Is Not Optional"Acclaimed young adult and children's book author Walter Dean Myers will be the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, the Library of Congress announced Tuesday. Myers, 74, has won the...
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Wales to launch first bilingual festival

The Bookseller – 2012-01-04

Wales is set to launch its first bilingual literature festival this year. The Dinefwr...
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21st-century publishing builds on a healthy radical tradition

Guardian – 2011-12-18

Far from killing off the book, the digital age is proving a boon to innovative publishers and authors, many of whom are using new technology to breathe life back into old ideas. Here, we survey four of the most interesting venturesUnbound: the...
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Italian historian wins $75K Cundill Prize

CBC – 2011-11-16

A book about controversial 20th century saint Padre Pio has won the Cundill Prize, a $75,000 award from McGill University for historical literature.
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Europa Editions appoints Daniela Petracco

The Bookseller – 2011-11-15

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 15/11/2011 - 08:00 Independent literature-in-translation specialist Europa Editions has appointed Daniela Petracco, previously an agent at Andrew Nurnberg Associates Literary Agency, to the...
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Foyles goes east to Westfield Stratford

The Bookseller – 2011-11-10

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 10/11/2011 - 16:03 Foyles opened its new branch in the Westfield Stratford City shopping centre this week, placing the focus on children’s literature and attracting families. The 5,000 square foot...
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Literature Prize could coincide with LBF

The Bookseller – 2011-10-28

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 14:49 The Literature Prize is to be awarded in the spring of each year, with founder Andrew Kidd saying it will take place for the first time in 2012 if the necessary funding is...
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PA conference to study changing international markets

The Bookseller – 2011-10-27

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 27/10/2011 - 09:00 The Publishers Association's international conference will focus on issues such as export sales and the growth of the English language, with speakers to include Barnes and...
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New Culture Trip site offers world of literature

The Bookseller – 2011-10-25

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 15:30 A new internet bookselling site has launched specialising in travel literature. The Culture Trip is selling four million books and films, organised into categories by countries....
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Shortlist revealed for South Asian Lit prize

The Bookseller – 2011-10-25

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 08:30 The six shortlisted books competing to win 2012’s $50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature have been unveiled. read more
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Julian Barnes wins Man Booker Prize

CBC – 2011-10-19

British author Julian Barnes has won the Man Booker Prize, one of the world's most prestigious prizes for English literature, for his book The Sense of an Ending.
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Fisher first Wales' Young People's Poet Laureate

The Bookseller – 2011-10-18

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 18/10/2011 - 08:00 Fantasy children’s author Catherine Fisher will be officially named Wales’ first Young People’s Poet Laureate later today (18th October). The Newport writer will be given the...
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21 Finalists for 2011 National Book Awards

Publishers Weekly – 2011-10-14

The announcement of the nominees for the 2011 National Book Awards had an extra dose of drama this year as the National Book Foundation added a sixth selection to the Young People’s Literature category after the original broadcast over Oregon...
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Trewin slams "tosh" from Literature Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-10-13

Written By: Benedicte Page, Graeme Neill and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 13/10/2011 - 08:53 Ion Trewin, administrator of the Man Booker Prize, has hit back at the new Literature Prize over claims by its advisory board that the Man...
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'Well-funded' Literature Prize may run in 2012

The Bookseller – 2011-10-12

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 12/10/2011 - 16:06 Publishers, agents, writers, scouts and literary critics are backing the new Literature Prize announced today but all names other than those already released are being kept under...
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New Literature Prize to establish "standard of excellence"

The Bookseller – 2011-10-12

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 12/10/2011 - 11:55 A new literary award, The Literature Prize, has been set up to "establish a clear and uncompromising standard of excellence", with the advisory board claiming that the Man Booker...
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Publishing Technology to build UN e-collection

The Bookseller – 2011-10-12

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 12/10/2011 - 10:17 Publishing Technology is to build the United Nations e-collection. The publishing software services provider has signed the UN e-collection to its pub2web platform, which allows...
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