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13 November 2012

Second wife of poet TS Eliot has died at 86.

Valerie Eliot was the literary executor of her husband the late TS Eliot, who was recognised for poems such as Portrait of a Lady, A Cooking Egg and The Waste ...

12 November 2012

Pippa Middleton’s book is nothing to celebrate about this Christmas!

Being the sister of one of the most famous women in the world, one would assume the release of her book would sell a lot of copies, yes? No.  The book is ...
12 November 2012

New Bridget Jones Novel for 2013!

Jonathan Cape has acquired the new Bridget Jones novel by Helen Fielding. The novel explores a different phase in Bridget’s life and will be published in Autumn 2013.  The first ...

8 November 2012

Red The Waterstones Anthology

Cecelia Ahern / David Almond / Rachel Cusk / Emma Donoghue / John Gray / David Harsent / Max Hastings / Victoria Hislop / Anthony Horowitz / Jackie Kay / Hanif ...

8 November 2012

Deathless

Winner of the Andre Norton Award Winner of the Mythopoeic Award Winner of the Rhysling Award Nominated for the Hugo, Locus and World Fantasy Awards ‘This is a book that broods but never stoops ...

5 November 2012

TOAD-ALLY PERFECT CHRISMAS GIFT

WIND in the Willows has gone all wifi for Christmas this year with the launch of a new ipad and iphone app of the classic novel. Over 190 fully illustrative interactive ...

1 November 2012

National Novel Writing Month!

Well folks it’s that time of year again! It’s 'Movember', but for us writers it’s also National Novel writing Month or ‘NaNoWriMo’ as it’s also known! It is our chance ...

29 October 2012

Exclusive Interview with Justin Pollard founder of Unbound

1. What can you tell our readers about Unbound?   Unbound is a very new way of doing a very old thing - getting patrons to pledge money towards a book before ...

24 October 2012

With ‘mummy porn’ in full swing, will ‘daddy porn’ start to be published?

Fifty shades unleashed the unofficial ’mummy porn’ subsection of books, so is ‘daddy porn’ to follow? With many publications out there in much cheaper packages such as The Sun and ...
23 October 2012

James Cracknell and Beverley Turner:Touching Distance; New book reveals the truth

In October 2011 James Cracknell, two-time Olympic gold-medal rower and one of the greatest endurance athletes the world has ever known, suffered a seizure at home as his young son ...
23 October 2012

Poetry extends to the windows of John Lewis

Gillian Clarke is renowned for her poetry that has been recognized by several awards. She has written poems of winter and Welsh Legend, however she is shifting her canvas to ...
20 October 2012

The Lizardman featured in new book

So here we have it Erik 'The Lizardman' Sprague, the most unconventional man you will ever see in a book! Originally form Texas; he has made every effort to make himself look ...

20 October 2012

Johnny Depp gets a publishing imprint

 As if a production company was not enough, Johnnny Depp is to get his own publishing imprint. Harper Collins released a statement that said Johnny Depp will run the new ...
19 October 2012

What ingreedients does it take to be an author?

I am taking a creative writing course to aid my writing, but did I actually need to go on this to get published? The course does give you the essential ...
18 October 2012

'No Mr Bond i expect you to read.......'

CASINO ROYALE (1953)   The first of Ian Fleming’s James Bond novels.  Bond is sent to a  casino in Royale-les-Eaux to disgrace the lethal Russian agent “Le Chiffre” by  ruining him at ...
18 October 2012

No more page 3 campaign gets poetic!

The no more page three campaign has already been widely supported by thousands, however it has now taken to a new from, in that of poetry. The campaign has spurred on ...

18 October 2012

Twitter Fiction: Very short stories!

The Guardian set up a challenge last Saturday: to write a story on Twitter in only 140 characters. Authors Ian Rankin and Helen Fielding joined in on the action as ...
18 October 2012

The French slate Fifty Shades of Grey

The moment has arrived for French book shops to begin selling Fifty Shades of Grey or in French, Cinquante Nuances de Grey this morning. It is evident that we have ...
18 October 2012

McFly's Poynter admits in new book he tried to kill himself

Winner of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Dougie Poynter revealed how he tried to kill himself in the latest autobiography released this month. The member and bass player of ...
17 October 2012

John Cleese to release autobiography

It was announced that John Cleese will be the next celeb to join the autobiography bandwagon. He has recently signed to say he will write an autobiography fifty years after ...
17 October 2012

JRR Tolkien back in print: 'The Fall of Arthur'

For those who were big fans of Lord of the Rings need not think that they will only see the work of Tolkien on the big screen anymore. Harper Collins ...

16 October 2012

David Cameron Reads From Moby Dick, Along With Stephen Fry, Tilda Swinton, Benedict Cumberbatch and

The Prime minister reads chapter thirty, The Pipe, from Moby Dick which is now 161 years old. David Cameron reads form this particular book as part of the Moby Dick ...
16 October 2012

Which celeb would you have read out your favourite book?

So of all the voices out there in the celebrity ether, who’s do we most want to read out our favourite book? I did an office poll and came up ...
15 October 2012

Bond First Editions at Vintage Seekers

In the run up to the release of of the new Bond Film Skyfall, it is imperative for those true Bond fans that we release an article about Vintage Seekers and the ...