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Culture Literature

We need to talk about Richard…

Anyone who has spent any amount of time watching day-time television will know by sight the be-spectacled Richard Osman, either sitting behind a desk on Pointless or lobbing shopping trolleys over streams on Taskmaster. He’s a man undoubtedly of many talents, but I’m sure not even he predicted what a veritable success his writing career would be. The Thursday […]

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Culture Literature

Is 2021 publishing’s blank page?

Even clichés bear repeating sometimes: no industry has been left untouched by the effects of COVID-19. Though reading is by nature easily enjoyed in the solitary and socially-distant safety of one’s home, the business of publishing that shapes what we read has suffered from the abrupt end of live events, demise of office routines, and […]

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The next chapter for digital publishing

In an age where a digital face is able to hold our attention for longer than a real one, physically selecting your next read from the dusty shelves of a local bookshop is becoming almost a foreign concept. Even the pastime of reading for pleasure steadily declines in popularity as we speak…or text. As the […]

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The FLIP: Female Leadership in Publishing

The FLIP – Female Leadership in Publishing – is a project established by three women involved in the publishing industry, in marketing, publicity, and editorial roles. Sophie Christopher, Ella Horne, and Helena Gonda, all working at Penguin Random House UK, established this digital platform and a monthly newsletter to showcase “brilliant, inspiring, courageous and creative” […]