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Reading Agency survey uncovers poor reading habits in men

A Reading Agency survey has revealed that 63% of men don’t read as much as they think they should, with almost 30% not having picked up a book since their schooldays.

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Donna Tartt wins Pulitzer Prize

Donna Tartt has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for her book The Goldfinch.

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Author of Adrian Mole books, Sue Townsend, dies

Author of beloved Adrian Mole series, Sue Townsend, has died.

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Three new books from Ken Follett

Ken Follett is writing three new novels, including a sequel to The Pillars of the Earth.

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Comfort Food from Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver is bringing out a new cookbook, titled Comfort Food, with Michael Joseph.

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Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist announced

Debut novelists Eimear McBride, Audrey Magee and Hannah Kent join Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Donna Tartt and Jhumpa Lahiri on the shortlist for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.

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New Ishiguro novel announced

Faber will publish Kazuo Ishiguro's first new novel in a decade in 2015.

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Desmond Elliott Prize Longlist Announced

The longlist for the 2014 Desmond Elliott Prize was announced this morning, featuring ten novels which the judges believe "showcase the excellence of new British and Irish writing".

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New Lynda La Plante novels announced

Lynda La Plante will publish two new books about Prime Suspect's Jane Tennison.

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New e-book platform from Tesco

Tesco has launched a new e-book platform, blinkbox books.

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