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Publishers will be trembling. So will agents and editors. And so will the owners of small bookshops throughout the land, and beyond. A chap called John Locke has just sold his millionth book on Amazon. And all without a tree being felled.

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Stieg Larsson's publisher hits record profits

The success of Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy drove UK publisher Quercus to record results in 2010, allowing the company to announce its maiden dividend.

The stars are aghast – Hollywood's juiciest new roles are going to unknown actresses

For Phyllida Lloyd, the decision must have been straightforward. Not only has she worked with Meryl Streep before, but she knows that – in casting the Oscar-winner as Margaret Thatcher in the forthcoming biopic Iron Lady – she is almost guaranteed a hit. Streep, after all, is both extremely famous and extremely bankable. Last year Forbes named her the seventh best value-for-money star in Hollywood. The third woman on the list, she was trumped only by Anne Hathaway and Jennifer Aniston. She is, at least on the face of things, a pretty sound bit of casting.



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Arthouse veterans add an extra dimension to Berlin

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If it followed the pattern of Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy, Eva Gabrielsson's book might be called "The girl who was cheated of millions". Alternatively, it might even be called "The girl who co-wrote the biggest literary phenomenon of the 21st century".

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It was only to be expected that the 2011 Baftas would turn into an exercise in flag waving on behalf of British cinema in general and of The King's Speech in particular.

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