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Should You Hire a Professional Book Publicist?

Colleen Devine Ellis

Authors, should you be your own publicist or hire a professional book publicist? Colleen Davis looks how publicity has changed and what you need to know

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Steve Cole on Writing About Young James Bond

Steve Cole

We talk to Steve Cole, author of Shoot to Kill, the first Young Bond novel in 6 years, about channeling the iconic hero, James Bond, as a young man.

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Nicaragua’s Sergio Ramírez Wins $250k Carlos Fuentes Prize

Sergio Ramirez

Nicaraguan writer and editor Sergio Ramírez (b. 1942) has won the $250,000 Carlos Fuentes Prize for Literary Creation in the Spanish Language.

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Dan Brown on the Writing Life as a Global Megaseller

Dan Brown

What’s it like to sell over 200 million books worldwide? Dan Brown speaks with Publishing Perspectives about his writing life in the wake of enormous success.

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What Bookers and Bestsellers Have in Common: Bad Sex

Richard Flanagan shows off his 2014 Man Booker Prize. He might yet win another, less prestigious, award...

Richard Flanagan and Haruki Murakami head the shortlist for this year’s Bad Sex in Fiction Award, given out by The Literary Review in the UK.

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Will the Miami Book Fair Become Must-See TV?

Miami Book FAir

PBS will live-stream three days of events from this month’s Miami Book Fair. Will it become appointment viewing for the mass market?

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What If Novels Were Treated Like Business Books?

FT Business Book of the Year Prize

After attending the FT Business Book of the Year ceremony in London, Roger Tagholm wonders, what if novels had subtitles like business books do?

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The Book Launch and the Aftermath

Warren Adler is best known for his novel "The War of the Roses"

Veteran author Warren Adler discusses how digital publishing defies traditional norms that dictate the average life span of a book.

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Sharjah: A Book Fair Focused on Cultural Connections

SIBF entrance

The Sharjah International Book Fair is focused on forging cultural connections and fighting Muslim extremism through books.

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On Discovering Essential, Modern Mexican Literature

Anna Kelly is an editor at Hamish Hamilton in the UK

Anna Kelly, an editor at Hamish Hamilton, reflects on her discoveries in Mexican literature during a recent trip to Mexico sponsored by the British Council.

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