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History & The Arts
Remembering a publisher who shaped the lives of authors and readers alike; how Marie Tharp helped us understand the planet and the price of planes. Learning and research from across the day.
The company that created a publishing powerhouse in Dundee. Then more free learning across the day.
The Independent announced the closure of its print edition, but almost straight away Trinity Mirror said they'd launch a new paper. What's happening with the paper business?
From getting inspiration to getting published - take your writing to the next level with our tips and advice.
Follow Confessions from manuscript to magazine to book.
The publisher Charles Knight recorded his meetings with Thomas De Quincey in his autobiography, Passages of a Working Life during Half a Century. He tells of a shy, but smart, man.
Society, Politics & Law
Shocked and delighted, Meg Barker explains why winning meant so much.
Meg Barker looks a little deeper at what can be done to alleviate human suffering.
TV, Radio & Events
Evan Davis and guests examine what the publishing landscape might look like following the growth of ebook sales.
Health, Sports & Psychology
Andrew Keen worries that while blockbusters and cottage publishers will be unharmed by the march to digital, interesting stuff in the middle might struggle to make itself pay.
Dr Peter Lawson explores modernism in preparation for the first episode of In Their Own Words: British Novelists which will cover the ruins of war
Six months after they travelled with Theo, we catch up with Haymarket to find out how their plans worked out.
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