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Issue 50 / December 2012

Lena Dunham offers fans a sneak peak at new book Not That Kind Of Girl

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From: Books: Books + News | theguardian.com

Monday, 10 February, 2014

Folio Prize announces inaugural shortlist of eight books

Born from frustrations with the Man Booker, the Folio chose eight writers from the US, Canada and Britain, all of whom 'take risks'It was set up to reward literature and artistic achievement as opposed to "readable" books, to have writers... More...

From: Books: Books + News | theguardian.com

Monday, 10 February, 2014

Les Dawson wrote secret romantic novel under a female pseudonym

Comedian's widow compares unpublished manuscript An Echo of Shadows by 'Maria Brett-Cooper' to a Barbara Taylor BradfordThe gruff Lancashire comedian Les Dawson harboured secret aspirations to make it as a romantic novelist, his daughter has revealed.... More...

From: Books: Books + News | theguardian.com

Monday, 10 February, 2014

Looking for lost boys: Hollywood bosses launch search for a Peter Pan

Warner Bros puts out call across UK for boys to star in new movie about JM Barrie character's originsAs long as he is a boy aged between 11 and 13, not more than 5ft 4in and someone can get him... More...

From: Books: Books + News | theguardian.com

Monday, 10 February, 2014

JK Rowling backtracks on 'Harry Potter heresy'

Author's doubts that she had married off the right characters much milder than initially reportedTraumatised Harry Potter fans distraught at the aspersions JK Rowling cast on the viability of Ron and Hermione's marriage can relax: the novelist actually believes the... More...

From: Books: Books + News | theguardian.com

Monday, 10 February, 2014

Folio prize shortlist dominated by US authors

Five out of eight finalists in new prize for fiction in English are American, with only one UK author in contentionFeaturing a novel from American author Sergio De La Pava which was initially self-published and a debut novel that took... More...

From: Books: Books + News | theguardian.com

Monday, 10 February, 2014

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