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Curtis Brown Literary Agency stir up controversy with the launch of their creative writing school

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US Business Writer to launch imprint through Amazon - is this a sign of things to come?

Better World Books which sells books to generate funds for literacy causes launches UK site

Amazon provides authors with sales information on their books

BookArmy will be closing down on 21 December

Writers condemn library 'vandalism'

Amazon to launch Kindle platform for web

Giant search engine Google moving into the ebook market

The Fiction Desk launches new imprint and accepts unsolicited material

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Books key to libraries, says MLA survey

Online book retailer The Book Depository has launched a special discount for Irish book buyers

Independent Publisher Maverick Books to launch new picture book list for four to eight year olds