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Ion Trewin on The Man Booker Prize

With only a few days left before the announcement of this year's winner of the Man Booker Prize Ion Trewin, Literary Director of the Booker Prize Foundation, looks at the consistent power of the award over its 46 year history. Read more
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Twauthors – The best authors on Twitter

It’s no surprise that authors have taken to Twitter, an almost entirely text-based medium. With Stephen King joining Twitter the other day and taking all the attention, we thought it only fair to take a moment to highlight some of our favourite authors who have been tweeting long before King decided it was time to further enrage Jonathan Franzen. And, it should go without saying, #ff. Read more
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Notes on a scandal

From the controversy surrounding J.K. Rowling's outing as leading a double authorial life to claims that the Fifty Shades trilogy romanticised violence toward women, books still have the power to create debate. Matthew Humpage, from our Inverness bookshop asks is there such a thing as bad publicity in publishing? Read more

Joseph Anton, we presume…

We were so pleased to meet Salman Rushdie when he joined us in out book tent at Imperial Square today. After his sell-out event, he signed copies of his autobiography Joseph Anton and even found time to have his photo taken with our team of booksellers. Read more