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Sunday 21 October 2012
Volumes inscribed by poet's half-sister and lover given to secondhand store
Thursday 18 October 2012
"I paint every day, without exception. I become absorbed in my paintings, and I find myself captivated by my next painting at every stroke of my current one."
Friday 12 October 2012
Now be against the political institution in its current form is apparently to be anti-peace as well as anti-European
Wednesday 03 October 2012
Harry Potter author JK Rowling has topped the UK fiction charts less than a week after her first novel for adults was published.
Sunday 30 September 2012
And so, this was it, the publishing event of the century: J K Rowling and the Publisher's Hype. The story had everything. The one million pre-orders. The profile in The New Yorker. The adulation! The vilification! You'd never guess that all Rowling did was write a book.
Friday 28 September 2012
Don't you mean Edward Elgar?
Thursday 27 September 2012
Bookshops opened their doors early today for readers to get their hands on JK Rowling's first novel for adults.
Thursday 23 August 2012
The worlds of publishing, politics and national security are set to collide with unpredictable consequences next month with the release of a book that promises to offer a first-hand account of the killing of Osama bin Laden penned by a leader of the Navy Seals team that carried it out.
Friday 17 August 2012
As one leading publisher announces his retirement, Tim Walker investigates claims that this marks The End for large-format titles dying – and finds
Friday 10 August 2012
Ailing music retailer HMV has crashed to an £80m after-tax loss as departing chief executive Simon Fox ran up big charges in his final results.
Saturday 04 August 2012
I can't summon up any sympathy for the fate of HMV, which this week finally admitted its chief executive, Simon Fox, is leaving.
Saturday 04 August 2012
The Week in Books
Tuesday 31 July 2012
Bestselling author Maeve Binchy was today dubbed a “trailblazer” for a generation of female writers, as tributes poured in following her death last night.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
Past winner Hilary Mantel and three former shortlisted authors found themselves among the 12 writers on the Man Booker Prize longlist today.
Tuesday 24 July 2012
No, not the Olympic one - America's most fashionable and eclectic boutique has touched down in London
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
President Putin is a dangerous psychopath - reason is not going to work with him
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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