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‘Trust breached’: publisher distances herself from author John Hughes amid plagiarism claims

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The publisher of John Hughes’ 2021 book The Dogs has said her trust has been breached by the author, after the novel was found to contain sections that were nearly identical to extracts from the Great Gatsby, Anna Kar...

Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury reports record sales amid reading boom

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Bloomsbury has reported a record year for sales, as the Harry Potter publisher said the increase in reading during the pandemic had become “permanent” after lockdowns eased. The company benefited substantially from Co...

Anarchist, publisher, would-be assassin: exhibition documents life of Stuart Christie

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To the British authorities of the 1970s the suspected terrorist Stuart Christie represented a dangerous menace, but to his admirers he was brave, principled and gifted. Now the public will have the chance to judge for...

Cornish pub receives framed apology from Vogue publisher after name row

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A country pub has received a framed apology from a fashion publishing giant after being threatened with legal action unless the landlords changed its name. The Star Inn at Vogue was sent a cease-and-desist letter by V...

Shares in educational publisher Pearson slump as Apollo pulls out

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Shares in Pearson slumped by as much as 12% after Apollo said it would not make another bid for the educational publisher after having a third offer valuing the company at £7.2bn, including debt, rejected earlier this...

News of the World publisher fails in bid to end phone-hacking claims

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The publisher of the News of the World has failed in its attempt to force a deadline on potential victims of the phone-hacking scandal to make claims against it. Rupert Murdoch’s News Group Newspapers (NGN), which pub...

Anne Frank: Dutch publisher recalls book on diarist’s betrayal after critical report

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The Dutch publisher of a discredited cold case investigation into the betrayal of teenage Jewish diarist Anne Frank said it was recalling the book following a critical report on its findings. The Betrayal of Anne Fran...

Shares in education publisher Pearson jump 20% on hopes of private equity bid

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Pearson’s market value jumped by as much as a fifth after a US private equity group said it was considering making an improved cash offer after the educational publisher’s rejection of a potential deal worth more than...

Value of Mirror publisher Reach plunges 25% after it warns of profit squeeze

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The value of the publisher of the Daily Mirror and Daily Express newspapers plunged by a quarter on Tuesday after it warned that inflationary pressure and soaring newsprint costs would hit profits this year. The Londo...

Revelado: leading climate research publisher helps fuel oil and gas drilling

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Scientists working with one of the world’s largest climate research publishers say they’re increasingly alarmed that the company consults with the fossil fuel industry to help increase oil and gas drilling, the Guardi...

Kate Clanchy’s controversial memoir reissued by independent publisher

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An independent publisher, Swift Press, has acquired Kate Clanchy’s Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me, after she and her original publisher Picador “part[ed] company” last month following controversy over the ...

Alice Sebold’s publisher pulls memoir after overturned rape conviction

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Alice Sebold’s publisher Scribner is pulling her 1999 memoir Lucky from shelves after a man was cleared of the rape at the heart of it. Anthony Broadwater was convicted of raping Sebold in 1982, y gastado 16 years in ...

Staff at magazine publisher Future to share in £10m bonus pot

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Staff at Future, the owner of magazines from Marie Claire to Metal Hammer, are to share a £10m bonus pot after the pandemic-proof publisher reported expectation-busting revenues and profits for the year. Shares in the...

Authors back Sally Rooney’s boycott of an Israeli publisher

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Major authors including Kamila Shamsie, Monica Ali and China Miéville have backed Sally Rooney’s decision not to sell translation rights to an Israeli publisher, describing it as an “exemplary response to the mounting...

Harry Potter publisher reports record profits despite supply chain crisis

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Bloomsbury, the Harry Potter publisher, has unveiled record sales and profits on the back of the popularity of titles including Tom Kerridge’s latest cookbook during the coronavirus pandemic despite supply chain probl...

Sun publisher pays Sir Simon Hughes phone-hacking damages

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The publisher of the Sun has paid a substantial sum to settle a phone-hacking claim brought by the former Liberal Democrat MP Sir Simon Hughes, who claimed he was illegally targeted by reporters wanting to out his sex...

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