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Lisa McInerney's 'astounding' debut novel wins Desmond Elliott prize

A fortnight after bagging the Baileys prize for women's fiction, The Glorious Heresies takes £10,000 honour

Barnes & Noble Reports $24.4m Loss In Full Year Earnings Report

NOOK sales fell 20 percent, though retail sales were only down 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter

Crossan And Riddell Win Carnegie And Kate Greenaway Awards

Sarah Crossan wins the Carnegie medal with verse novel One and Chris Riddell wins the Kate Greenaway medal with The Sleeper and the Spindle

Hong Kong Bookseller Says He Was Detained By China

Spent months in Chinese custody

Trade Announcements

JS Group Announces Appointment Of New Group Commercial Director

Longlist For Scottish Crime Book Of The Year Award - The McIlvanney Prize 2016

Deon Meyer To Be Author Of The 2017 Crime & Thriller Book Weeks Gift Book

Profile And Wellcome Collection Acquire History Of Brainwashing

Blue Peter Book Awards 2017 Calls For Submissions

New Scheme To Help Regional Diversity In Publishing Launched

The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award 2017

Serpent's Tail acquires two novels by 'America's Houellebecq'

Jonathan Cape Acquires Important New American Poet

Lisa McInerney Claims Second Literary Award In A Fortnight As The Desmond Elliott Prize 2016 Winner Is Announced

Antonella Pearce Joins The London Book Fair As Sales Manager

Neil Lovell Confirmed As The Printing Charity's Chief Executive

Jonathan Cape Acquire Two New Novels From Evie Wyld

Transworld Acquires Lucky Blue Smith

Bookseller Blackwell's Appoints Kate Stilborn To The Board

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We Will Pay The Price For Making Books Cheaper

Why do people gripe about the price of a book?

Caitlin Moran: 'social media is like a baby screaming and throwing tantrums'

Writer and Times columnist says Twitter needs to 'grow up' and tackle abuse against women

Zoella's Book Club: Cute, Glittery – But All A Bit Vanilla

Shame her choices are almost all of the boy-meets-girl variety

Can Literary Festivals Pay Their Way?

With authors demanding payment and overheads tight, organisers are under increasing pressure

Feature Items

Richard Charkin: Before And After Harry Potter

The Bloomsbury executive director on one-upping the Iron Lady, 'stealing' a laptop from Google, and his 'illegal' entry into Wisden

My Struggle: The Elevator Pitch

Does this appeal to you? I can have 1,429 pages on your desk by noon

What Makes A Bestseller?

The literary elements that guarantee a book a spot on the besteller lists

For YouTube Stars, Writing A Book Is Still A Big Deal

Digital titans find comfort and creativity in the written word

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