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Libraries under threat: ‘By the time experts have established that, where the alleviation of ignorance, illiteracy, isolation, helplessness, unemployment, infirmity, boredom, neglect and poverty are concerned, libraries do, after all, offer something culturally irreplaceable, they will be gone.’

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/nov/28/library-closures-catherine-bennett

 

Young Adult market: ‘A sizzling double-edged crossover market involving more adult authors penning YA novels and more adult readers buying YA fare.’ 

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-book-news/article/45333-today-s-ya-scene-.html

 

Impac long list announced.

http://www.impacdublinaward.ie/News.htm

 

The Fiction Desk news and reviews website to launch quarterly anthology. Submissions now open.

http://www.thefictiondesk.com/blog/big-news-from-the-fiction-desk/

 

AudioGo to offer BBC Short Story Shortlist as downloads.

http://www.thebookseller.com/news/136244-page.html

 

Out of the Shadows podcast: bringing together four of London’s favourite contemporary writers, this panel discussion takes a closer look at some long-lost, but nonetheless captivating, novels from the capital’s past. 

http://www.bishopsgate.org.uk/events_details.asp?EventsID=512

 

 


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