Random acts of kindness – Monica Dickens’ fiction reflected her dedication to helping others
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Random acts of kindness – Monica Dickens’ fiction reflected her dedication to helping others

It is random acts of kindness day, and as the news continues to reveal a pretty turbulent world, it feels especially relevant this year. Sometimes it’s good to stop, take a breath, and think about the little things you can do to positively impact those around you. Monica Dickens, great granddaughter to Charles Dickens, took this one step further. 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

Fact versus fiction: Tips from WWII for living in a post-truth age
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Fact versus fiction: Tips from WWII for living in a post-truth age

  As the term ‘post-truth’ is chosen as term of the year by the Oxford dictionary, the uncertainty hanging over the UK’s Brexit vote and the controversy over the US presidential elections puts into perspective the influence that propaganda can have over our lives, we ask ourselves: What motivates us more: fact or fiction? When … Continue reading

New look for ‘Prince of thriller writers’ Dennis Wheatley
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New look for ‘Prince of thriller writers’ Dennis Wheatley

We have a new look for our Dennis Wheatley ebooks. Wheatley was an English author whose prolific output of stylish thrillers and occult novels made him one of the world’s best-selling writers from the 1930s through to the 1960s, a following that is still thriving today.  Bloomsbury Reader re-issued all of his novels as ebooks, including … Continue reading