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08 April 2014

To celebrate Sir Terry Pratchett as The London Book Fair’s (LBF) Author of the Day today, the International Authors Forum, in association with LBF, has designated Tuesday 8 April International Sir Terry Pratchett Day, to mark his phenomenal international publishing success.

18 March 2014

There will be four vacancies on the Management Committee in the autumn. Leaving the Committee will be: Anne Sebba, Gregor Dallas, James Runcie, Juliet Gardiner and Philip Gross. Remaining members will be Alison Baverstock, Andrew Crofts, Daniel Hahn, Nicola Beauman, Nell Leyshon, Andrew Lycett and Charles Palliser.

3 March 2014

The Publishers Association (PA) and the Society of Chief Librarians (SCL) have announced the launch of a yearlong pilot for e-lending in public libraries. The aim of the pilot is to carry out real-time, real-world research into the impact of ebook lending in public libraries on authors, publishers and on the library service so that a suitable and sustainable model for all stakeholders can be found.



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