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  1. Prince Harry’s life goal was to ‘get rid of the English press’, says Angela Levin

    By Gabrielle Wilde Royal commentator Angela Levin has claimed that Prince Harry's life goal was to "get rid of the English press." The Duke of Sussex revealed in an interview with ITV’s Tom Bradby last year that he holds the UK press responsible for everything from the death of his
  2. BookTok Authors Drive Surge in Profits for Harry Potter Publisher

    By Marni Rose McFall The popularity of BookTok, the community on TikTok dedicated to literary enthusiasts, has become a significant driver of book sales, benefiting publishers immensely. Now it's cast its spell on the publisher of the Harry Potter series. Bloomsbury Publishing has
  3. Coco Mellors: 'As an alcoholic, I don't think I'll ever not be able to write about addiction'

    By Hayley Spencer Last year, Coco Mellors was everywhere. You may not yet have known her by her distinctive flaxen waist-length hair, but you will most certainly have seen the debut novel Cleopatra and Frankenstein emblazoned with her name. After being dubbed ‘the hottest book of
  4. Katie Price’s reduced life now - caravan move, book cancelled and facing homelessness

    By Julia Banim Katie Price has lived many lives in her 45 years, from Page Three modelling to reality television, and she's had to face some very difficult challenges in recent years. The media personality, who has dealt with significant money troubles over the past several years,
  5. Scholastic makes certain books about race and LGBTQ issues optional for its elementary school book fairs

    By Nicole Chavez, CNN Elementary schools can choose to exclude certain books with content related to racism and LGBTQ identities when hosting this year’s Scholastic book fairs, the children’s book publisher said. The decision was made in response to dozens of state laws and pending
  6. Alabama public library system mistakenly flags children’s book as ‘sexually explicit’ because author’s last name is Gay

    By Fabiana Chaparro, CNN An Alabama public library system says it mistakenly added a children’s picture book to a list of books containing explicit material because the author’s last name is Gay. The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library system accidentally labeled the book, “Re