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New book fair is to be held in South Africa next year, it has been revealed:

http://www.londonbookfair.co.uk/page.cfm/action=Archive/ContentID=166/EntryID=140?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

 

One million books will be given away free in the UK and Ireland on 5 March for the inaugural World Book Night:

http://www.worldbooknight.org/

 

Google's e-book platform Google Editions will launch in the US before Christmas:

http://www.thebookseller.com/news/136744-google-expects-pre-xmas-launch-for-e-book-platform.html

 

Guardian first book award goes to Romantic Moderns. Revisionist study of English culture between the wars is surprise winner of £10,000 prize:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/dec/01/guardian-first-book-award-romantic-moderns

 

Elyse Fenton and Stefan Mohamed announced as Dylan Thomas Prize 2010 winners:

http://www.thedylanthomasprize.com/

 


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