June 18 2013 Latest news:
The author of Bring Up The Bodies was denied an historic treble of book awards last night as US novelist AM Homes picked up this year’s £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction.
The new Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman said she will use her position to champion public libraries and campaign against ‘short-sighted’ closures.
Ben Pedroche has a thing about rusty old gasworks and spent days going round taking snapshots of them.
Ned Boulting has noticed since becoming TV’s quintessential roving reporter that bikes are everywhere nowadays.
Sarah Pinborough has been walking the streets along the Thames in the footsteps of the notorious Victorian ‘torso’ killer who rivalled Jack the Ripper.
Birdsong author Sebastian Faulks will celebrate the official opening of The Woolwich Centre tonight.
Authors including Mark Haddon and David Nicholls will join comedian Hardeep Singh Kohli and actor Charles Dance to celebrate World Book Night.
Profits from a new book this week on the hidden story of a London university campus which began as a pioneering Victorian philanthropic project are going towards helping today’s students in need.
Open up a war front and Justin Huggler was always right there, witnessing history as it was happening.
A hugely popular exhibition paying tribute to women who worked at Silvertown’s Tate & Lyle will close with a Christmas bash on Saturday.
The best seller Fifty Shades Of Grey was named popular fiction of the book of the year at a literary awards ceremony in London last night
Postcards from Babylon is a compelling journey through the landscapes of the modern world, in search of creative responses to the human and ecological crises of our times.
It’s unbelievable—but Olympic star Jessica Ennis is in Docklands tomorrow (Friday) to sign copies of her new book.
A new ‘toolkit’ on how to run events successfully has been published this week by an entrepreneur after a decade in the field in London’s East End.
London bookshops opened their doors early today for readers to get their hands on JK Rowling’s first novel for adults.
Harry Potter actress Emma Watson said she was nervous when taking her first major part since her starring role in the fantasy films.
The Jack the Ripper murders of 1888 in London’s East End is literally only half the story, a new book this week reveals.
Raunchy bondage bonkbuster 50 Shades of Grey is the best selling novel ever in the UK.
Twilight star Kristen Stewart is one of the people being tipped for roles in a film version of ‘mummy porn’ novels Fifty Shades of Grey.
‘Mummy porn’ publishing sensation EL James has sold nearly one million paperback copies of her Fifty Shades trilogy in just one week.
Former glamour model Katie Price, aka Jordan, has revealed she wants to be a crime writer
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