Oxford Library

‘Obscene’ books on show at University

A collection of books once dubbed 'obscene' are to go on display at Oxford University's Bodleian’s Weston Library It's the first ever display of books from t...
Poetry

Edward Thomas Poetry Competition 2019

The Edward Thomas Poetry Competition 2019 is open until January 28, 2019. Submit poems of any length, in any style and on any subject. Prizes: First prize...

EU Removes VAT on eBooks

In a decision that has been years in the making, the EU has decided to allow the removal of VAT on ebooks, just as it has done for print books all this time. Th...

Waterstones buys Foyles to fight off Amazon

Waterstones has bought bookseller Foyles. James Daunt, Waterstones managing director, said the move will help the bookseller fight back in the face of “Amazon’s...

E-Book piracy down in Europe

A new study conducted by the Institute for Information Law and financed by Google has proclaimed that ebook piracy is on the decline in Europe. Between 2014 and...