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Mills & Boon e-books record booming sales


March 7th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) The guilty pleasure that is Mills & Boon romances is driving sales of electronic e-books as they allow customers to avoid the "embarrassment factor" of being ... Read more...

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‘Jamie’s 30-Minute Meals’ cookbook breaks record in UK


December 10th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Chef Jamie Oliver's latest cookbook, 'Jamie's 30-Minute Meals' has become the UK's fastest selling non-fiction title of all time.His latest cookbook has sold 735,000 copies in 10 weeks, ... Read more...

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Oddest book title of the year: ‘Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes’!


March 26th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 26 (ANI): 'Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes' has won the Diagram Prize, which rewards the oddest book title of the year.Dr Daina Taimina, a mathematician at Cornell University in New ... Read more...

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JK Rowling, Philip Pullman threaten to boycott digital library Google Books


January 28th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 28 (ANI): British authors including J K Rowling and Philip Pullman have threatened to boycott Google's new digital library over copyright issues.The financial deal between the online giant and the ... Read more...

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‘Lolita’ novelist’s last work to be published


April 18th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): An unfinished final work by Vladimir Nabokov, the author of 'Lolita', is to be published by Penguin later this year.The Russian-born American novelist wrote The Original of Laura ... Read more...

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Mills & Boon set to launch online social-networking site


April 3rd, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Famed romantic book publisher, Mills & Boon, is set to launch its own social networking website.The site, which functions like any other social net working site, will enable ... Read more...

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Fromage frais future book wins odd title prize


March 27th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): 'The 2009-2014 World Outlook for 60-milligram Containers of Fromage Frais', a book on the future of tiny pots of fromage frais, has scooped the prize for oddest book ... Read more...

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Celeb chef Jamie Oliver becomes UKs biggest selling author


March 25th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): British chef Jamie Oliver has become the countrys biggest selling author after sales of his cookbooks leapt by more than 20 per cent last year.With his latest ... Read more...

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6 Brit books with the strangest titles ever shortlisted for Diagram award


February 21st, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): The bookseller magazine has picked up six British books with strangest titles, which will be awarded this year.The book with the strongest title will be given the ... Read more...

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Rowling’’s The Tales of Beedle the Bard becomes fastest-selling book of 2008


December 10th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): JK Rowling''s latest offering The Tales of Beedle the Bard has broken all records to become the fastest selling book of 2008.The 109-page collection of short stories, ... Read more...

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Greek Postmen tops oddest book title list


September 6th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 6 (ANI): "Greek Rural Postmen and Their Cancellation Numbers" has been named as the oddest book title of the past 30 years.The book by Derek Willan, a comprehensive record ... Read more...

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The 12 top titles that booksellers should keep on shelves at all times


August 9th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Sebastian Faulks Birdsong and Eric Carles The Very Hungry Caterpillar are the top two publications of a dozen that booksellers must keep on their shelves at all ... Read more...

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