Wonderful Women: Inspiring Firsts
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Wonderful Women: Inspiring Firsts

With the recent announcement that the women of Saudi Arabia will be given the right to drive, it got us thinking about other amazing firsts for women. Both Aphra Behn and Mary Wollstonecraft were women who broke new ground in both literary and social spheres. Continue reading

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Park Reads: The Death of Ruth by Elizabeth Kata
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Park Reads: The Death of Ruth by Elizabeth Kata

Psychological thriller The Death of Ruth by Elizabeth Kata is now available in paperback, just in time for spring sunshine reading. We love a good lunchtime picnic here at Bloomsbury London HQ, so we took The Death of Ruth out for a park test drive.  After some extensive experimentation involving grass lounging,  fresh(ish) air breathing, and an engrossing readability … Continue reading

Spring is here! Life, romance and murder in the great British Countryside
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Spring is here! Life, romance and murder in the great British Countryside

There is something in the air around the Bloomsbury London Offices. Bedford Square is filling with hopeful sun-seeking lunchers, awkward transitional clothing is being experimented with, and hay fever is making a comeback; it’s official – Spring has sprung! Here at Bloomsbury Reader we are wistfully dreaming about hazy afternoons in the rolling British countryside … Continue reading

Twenty-nine books later: Bloomsbury Reader’s mission to reissue all of H. E. Bates’ short stories and novellas is complete
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Twenty-nine books later: Bloomsbury Reader’s mission to reissue all of H. E. Bates’ short stories and novellas is complete

Day’s End and Other Stories, the first short story collection to be republished by Bloomsbury Reader, came out in May 2015, the beginning of a project to publish all of H. E. Bates’ short stories and novellas as ebooks. Two years and twenty-nine books later our mission is complete. Continue reading