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Haruki Murakami's new novel due in English this summer

The Guardian – 2014-02-18

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, already topping charts across Europe, will be published in the UK in AugustHaruki Murakami's UK publisher has announced that the Japanese author's latest novel, which is currently topping charts...
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Savannah Book Festival Thrives Despite Inclement Weather

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-18

Savannah's 7th annual Book Festival drew a crowd and charmed its authors amid threatening winter storms.
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These top publishers are still mobile Web holdouts

Digiday – 2014-02-18

The mobile Web experience has improved significantly over the past few years as publishers have come to the realization that this smartphone and tablet thing isn't going away. But there are still some responsive design holdouts. The post These top...
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New beer to promote Danny Wallace's 'Tom Ditto'

The Bookseller – 2014-02-18

Writer and presenter Danny Wallace has created a new beer as part of the promotion for his...
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DCMS consults on closing library advisory body

The Bookseller – 2014-02-18

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has launched a consultation into the closure...
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One million Forbes accounts reportedly stolen in Syrian Electronic Army hack

Engadget – 2014-02-17

Having already targeted several big name news organizations, the Syrian Electronic Army has hit another, this time publishing a reported one million user credentials from business site Forbes.com. Re/code reports that the group posted various...
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J.K. Rowling's Galbraith sequel 'The Silkworm' due in June

Yahoo! News – 2014-02-17

The second Robert Galbraith novel, "The Silkworm," has been set for June 24 in North America and June 19 in the United Kingdom. Again starring private eye Cormoran Strike, the second book puts the ex-military policeman on the trail of Owen...
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J.K. Rowling pens new crime thriller under pseudonym

CBC – 2014-02-17

Blockbuster novelist J.K. Rowling is returning to the crime thriller genre, with the Harry Potter creator poised to release a second book this summer under her pseudonym, Robert Galbraith.
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Epilepsy explored at Jonathan Cape

The Bookseller – 2014-02-17

Jonathan Cape has bought a new book about epilepsy by writer and BBC Radio 4 science producer...
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Two U.Va professors among finalists for George Washington Book Prize

The Washington Post – 2014-02-17

Two professors at the University of Virginia — Alan Taylor and Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy — are among the three finalists for this year’s George Washington Book Prize. The $50,000 award, one of the country’s most lucrative literary...
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Sheridan Morley Prize shortlist revealed

The Bookseller – 2014-02-17

Authors Michael Blakemore, Michael Simkins and Philip Zeigler are all contenders for the 2014...
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HCB buys debut from comedian Campbell

The Bookseller – 2014-02-17

Hodder Children’s Books has acquired Boyface, a debut series from children’s comedian...
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Reader's Digest sold for £1

The Guardian – 2014-02-17

Mike Luckwell buys struggling title from Jon Moulton's private equity company, Better Capital, with plan to target over-50sReader's Digest has been sold for just £1 to Mike Luckwell, whose previous major investments have included Bob the Builder...
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JK Rowling to publish second novel as Robert Galbraith

The Guardian – 2014-02-17

The Silkworm focuses on killing of a vindictive novelist who has written character assassinations of his peersThe new novel from JK Rowling, written under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith, will feature a novelist who is brutally murdered after writing...
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New Rowling/Galbraith Due in June

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-17

"The Silkworm," the followup novel to "The Cuckoo's Calling," the mystery written by J.K. Rowling using the Robert Galbraith pseudonym, will be released June 24 in the U.S.
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Reader's Digest taken over by ex-TV boss who created Bob the Builder

The Guardian – 2014-02-17

Entrepreneur Mike Luckwell – still 'frisky' at 71 – plans new future for magazine after token price buyoutA "frisky" 71-year-old entrepreneur whose former TV company created Bob the Builder has taken over Reader's Digest for a nominal sum.Mike...
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West Coast apocalypse: How “earthquake storms” could devastate California

Salon.com – 2014-02-16

A major earthquake wouldn't just be disastrous in its own right — it could trigger an even deadlier chain reaction
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Between the Lines: Authors on the Move

SacBee – 2014-02-16

Authors on the Move offer the chance for dinner and a chat. “The Two Faces of January,” adapted from the novel by Patricia Highsmith, is scheduled to hit theaters this spring. It stars Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst as Chester...
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Spain's Bankia sees 5-10 percent stake sale in first privatization round

Reuters – 2014-02-16

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain will probably begin the privatization of bailed-out Bankia with the sale of a 5 to 10 percent stake to institutional investors, the bank's Chairman Jose Ignacio Goirigolzarri said in an interview published on Sunday.
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In India, Authors Turn to Book Trailers to Boost Sales

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-02-16

“If a picture is worth 1000 words, a good trailer is worth a 1000 copies sold?," asks The Hindu about the growing popularity of book trailers in India.
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