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Russia’s “The Big Book” Shortlist Led by Prilepin’s “Cloister”

Zakhar Prilepin's "Cloister" is the current frontrunner among shortlisted nominees for Russia's "Big Book" prize.

Zakhar Prilepin’s ‘Cloister’ leads the shortlist for Russia’s ‘Big Book’ prize, which is worth 3 million rubles ($87,000) to the winner.

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US Court Rules that Sherlock Holmes Belongs to the Public

Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes

The U.S. Court of Appeals has upheld a decision that Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes is now in the public domain.

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Should Adults Be Reading YA Novels? The Debate Continues!

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At Slate, Ruth Graham argued that adult readers should be embarrassed they are reading YA novels, generating a firestorm of protest elsewhere online.

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Why Climate Fiction Has Gone Viral

Author Dan Bloom has been at the forefront of actively promoting "cli-fi" as its own literary genre.

The literary genre cli-fi, or climate fiction, is booming as the true risks to humanity from global climate change become more prevalent.

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A Photo Tour of Foyles 107, London’s New “Temple of Books”

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Foyles has opened its new future-facing bookstore at 107 Charing Cross Road and we take a look inside to see what’s new, old and out of this world.

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UK Book Trade Marvels at the New Foyles

Foyles retail operations manager Sion Hamilton

Waterstones MD James Daunt summed it up when he said in reaction to visiting the new Foyles: ‘This is a serious, serious investment in physical bookselling.’

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Yawn No More: Americans and the Market for Foreign Fiction

Susan Harris of Words Without Borders

As proven by the conversations at BookExpo America, American publishers, editors and readers may finally be coming around to embracing more foreign literature.

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Murakami Book Club Begins “Wind Up Bird Chronicle”

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Join Publishing Perspectives’ online book club covering the works of Haruki Murkami as we discuss The Wind Up Bird Chronicle.

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Jewish Niche Publishing at its Best

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Tablet Magazine profiles Halban Publishers, which they describe as ‘the best little Jewish publishing house in London.’

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June’s Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review

What You Don't Know About Listening

Our monthly selection of reviews from BlueInk Review stars an ‘impressive’ historical novel of the Middle Ages and a guide to listening, among others.

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