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2019 World Book Night titles revealed

The titles that will feature in the 2019 World Book Night have been revealed by The Reading Agency. World Book Night is celebrated on 23 April and brings peo...
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British readers pick 2018 favourite book

British readers have picked their 2018 favourite book at the third annual Books Are My Bag Readers Awards. The winners came from shortlists put together by book...

Amazon picks new spots for US expansion

Amazon has chosen sites in New York City and Northern Virginia for its new headquarters. The New York office will be located in Queens. The Northern Virginia si...
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‘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...

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...