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Bookoutre sells out to Hachette

It's another sad day in publishing, as a major independent force sells out to one of the big companies responsible for the decline of new talent in the book wor...
Bigot

Bigot loses book deal

Publishers Simon and Schuster have seen the light and cancelled publication of a book by right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos. Oddly enough, it had nothing ...

Baileys ends sponsorship of fiction prize

Baileys is withdrawing its sponsorship of the Women's Prize for Fiction - the award that honours the best novel of the year written in English by a female autho...

Google bans staff from writing novels

Sraff employed by Google have been warned against writing novels that make any reference to the company. Internal confidentiality policies ban employees from...
Bad sex awards

When good writers do bad sex

This year’s nominees for the Bad Sex in Fiction Award show once again that writing about sex is something that even the greatest authors find beyond impossible....