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  •  by Anna Lewis

    by Anna Lewis

    published on 2009-04-08

    The latest book released by Reportage Press is ‘Genocide’, R

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  •  by Oliver Brooks

    by Oliver Brooks

    published on 2009-04-06

    We’ve upgraded our heat and ratings systems. So your ratings, reviews and library entries update the heat and ranking of your favourite books in real time.

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  •  by Oliver Brooks

    by Oliver Brooks

    published on 2009-03-23

    You may notice a new search bar along the top. You can quickly find anything inside CompletelyNovel by typing your query and clicking ‘Search’!

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  •  by Anna Lewis

    by Anna Lewis

    published on 2009-03-20

    I went out for a drink with some friends and made an interesting discovery. I

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  •  by Anna Lewis

    by Anna Lewis

    published on 2009-03-17

    CompletelyNovel will be presenting a demo for the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), showing them how libraries and other organisations focused on books and reading can use CompletelyNovel to offer readers a whole new dimension to their book experience. You don’t have to be a librarian to come along! If you would like to find out more about how you can use CompletelyNovel to enhance reading in your community or organisation then read on…

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  •  by Anna Lewis

    by Anna Lewis

    published on 2009-03-13

    Kiera Dickinson uses CompletelyNovel.com to launch her book ‘Umm and Ah and the Problem with Chlorine: An Anthology for Fish’. Here’s how she did it! You can find out more about Keira and her book here on CompletelyNovel. (Note: may be worth clicking through to YouTube to see on a bigger screen!)

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  • From our own Correspondent by Kat Matfield

    From our own Correspondent by Kat Matfield

    published on 2009-03-12

    Committed to reportage in its widest sense, Reportage Press aims to bring readers the kind of stories that lie behind the headlines or don’t even make it into the papers. Run by freelance journalists, this ambitious independent publisher is proving that the public has appetite for big ideas and international views. CompletelyNovel gets the scoop with founder Rosie Whitehouse.

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  • Writing wrongs: International Women's Day by Liz Lockhart

    Writing wrongs: International Women's Day by Liz Lockhart

    published on 2009-03-11

    Liz Sowden explores some of the ways in which International Women’s Day is celebrated in the literary sphere and asks what the event means to women writers worldwide.

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  •  by Heidi Polk

    by Heidi Polk

    published on 2009-03-02

    The last few years have seen a surge in the number of films based on comic books and graphic novels. It’s clearly not just traditional literature that can have a lasting impact. Heidi Polk takes a look at the history of this rich literary genre and shares some thoughts about the upcoming film adaptation of Watchmen.

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  •  by Izzie Kaufeler

    by Izzie Kaufeler

    published on 2009-03-02

    The Reader starring Kate Winslet and Ralph Fiennes has taken the box office and awards ceremonies by storm, but has anyone actually read the book on which it is based? In the UK, at least, the chances are relatively slim. The Reader is based on, horror of horrors, a German language book, Der Vorleser by Bernhard Schlink. We Brits aren

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