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Katharine Whitehorn: The winner takes it all

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Competition may be a dirty word. But where would we be without competitions?Competition – a word whose context can evoke such different reactions. In business, "the competition" is the bad guys undercutting your price; in life, the girl who will be asked to dance while you just sit there trying...
Katharine Whitehorn: The winner takes it all

Margaret Atwood joins story-sharing website Wattpad

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The Booker prize-winning author has signed up to share her writing with an online community of nine million other usersAs of today, there's a new member of the social-reading website Wattpad, alongside the likes of misstwinkletoes, bacutie4eva and xoStardust: the Booker prize-winning author Margaret Atwood.Atwood has signed up to Wattpad...
Margaret Atwood joins story-sharing website Wattpad

From the archive, 20 February 1986: Trials and tribulations of a first-time computer buyer

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Originally published in the Guardian on 20 February 1986I approached the purchase of a word-processor with that mixture of necessity and trepidation that must possess a young man on his first grown-up visit to the chemists.With dreams of writing a best-seller I trotted into the nearest big town, found the...
From the archive, 20 February 1986: Trials and tribulations of a first-time computer buyer

UK indie publishers Faber and Canongate to launch joint audiobook venture

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UK independent book publishers Canongate and Faber & Faber are launching a new audiobook venture together. As The Bookseller reports, Canongate will manage the sales and production side of the new co-publishing operation, with Faber offering up its vast range of well-known titles to be transformed to tape. Faber & Faber...
UK indie publishers Faber and Canongate to launch joint audiobook venture
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