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The Booker Plight shortlist

It’s that time of the year again: whispers, murmurs and tedious droning about the quality of the Booker Prize shortlist which was announced this Tuesday. There’s just no way to please the sceptics is there? If you put all the … Continue reading

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New Year, New Publishing

With all my New Year’s Resolutions broken before I even had a chance to have a proper go at them (too wet to go running, sourdough starter didn’t take, drinking, it turns out, is a day-to-day necessity, et cetera) I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Codex

After having put together a brief synopsis of Codex for my 2010 Christmas books list, I felt that this book deserved a more detailed review. I must admit that I tend not to read many thrillers as they often seem … Continue reading

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Ebooks are revolutionising the book world in big, bold strokes

Ebooks, ipads, apps, kindle, digital content – there is no hiding from the digital revolution. If you work in publishing this was the year that digital made its breakthrough. Just ask the over 400 people that attended The Bookseller’s annual … Continue reading

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Book review: Coconut Unlimited

Unlike most people (at least so I’m told), what I read is often influenced by who the publisher is. Needless to say when indie publisher Quartet Books agreed to send me a complimentary copy of Coconut Unlimited for ran$om note, … Continue reading

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