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Educake Science Streamlines Homework for Students

Charley Darbishire

UK startup Educake promises an easy-to-use online solution for teachers to set up and grade quizzes and students to provide answers, much of it automated.

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UK Authors Force Clean Reader App to Stop Some Book Sales

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Creators of the Clean Reader app will no longer sell books after receiving complaints from authors that their works were being altered without permission.

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Nielsen’s BookInsights: UK Publishers Sold £2.2 Billion in 2014

Nielsen's Jonathan Nowell

UK publishers sold £2.2 billion of books in 2004, with ebooks accounting for nearly half UK fiction sales—though print in other categories proved resilient.

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Survey Says Median Author Advance in UK under £6,600

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The Bookseller reports that the median advance for traditionally published UK authors is less than 6,600 pounds, based on the early results of a new survey

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Sarah Ardizzone on Translating Two Worlds: Children’s and Adult’s

Sarah Ardizzone

Sarah Ardizzone is one of the most respected translators working in English and French, who easily transitions between children’s and adult literature.

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Literary Agent Andrew Nurnberg Partners with Turkey’s AnatoliaLit

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Leading UK literary agency Andrew Nurnberg Associates is partnering with Istanbul’s AnatoliaLit agency to expand the agency’s activities in Turkey.

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Man Booker International Prize 2015 Finalist’s List Announced

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Authors representing 10 countries — 6 countries for the first time — are included on the shortlist for the Man Booker International Prize.

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Why Reading Translated Kids’ Books Makes a Difference

Daniel Hahn

‘Writing translated from other languages makes you see things differently,’ says UK translator Daniel Hahn who will mine the Bologna Book Fair for gems.

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Pushkin Press Announces New Crime Imprint: Pushkin Vertigo

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Pushkin Press has announced the launch of Pushkin Vertigo for September 15, a crime imprint that will feature classic crime books from around the world.

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Survey: Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women

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The Guardian reviews the results of a survey that suggests ‘self-publishing helps women break through the book industry’s glass ceiling.’

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