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Royalty: the ‘economic arrangements’ behind a book

American writer Grace Paley says that trivial work ignores the two facts that make a story “interesting to adults”. Paley’s facts are money and blood, in that order. “That is – everybody continues on this earth by courtesy of economic … Continue reading

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Stop Press shortlisted for labour history prize

I just found out that my book, Stop Press: the last days of newspapers, was shortlisted for the inaugural Bert Roth Award for excellence in labour history. The award, set up by the Labour History Project, honours the memory of … Continue reading

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