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Sarah Perry wins East Anglian Book of the Year

November 21st, 2014

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There was joy in Norfolk last night as Sarah Perry won the overall prize of East Anglian Book of the Year with her debut novel, After Me Comes the Flood. The novel...

Book cover design: ‘Dead authors get the best book jackets’

October 30th, 2014

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Steve Panton, Penguin Design Award 2013 second prize winner, is an in-house Junior Designer at Profile Books and Serpent’s Tail. ‘I’ve noticed that dead authors get the best book jackets. I’ll let...

The Sounds of Robert Wyatt – playlist

October 30th, 2014

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Robert Wyatt started out as the drummer and singer for Soft Machine. He brought a Bohemian and jazz outlook to the 60s rock scene, having honed his drumming skills in a shed...

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The biting satire and black humour of Carl Hiaasen meets the emotional depth ofThe Wireand the ...

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