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Today in Brit Lit news, 26th April 2018

A new study has confirmed that the more children read, the more they end up earning.

Adam Kay, author of This is Going to Hurt, reviews The Language of Kindness by Christie Watson.

A Spy Named Orphan by Roland Philipps is out today and also reviewed in the Guardian.

Bestselling author of American Wife, Curtis Sittenfeld is shortlisted for The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award for Do-Over. Read it in full on The Pool.

 The curator of one of Europe’s longest running literary festivals has spoken of her  relief that the popularity of the printed book has not been destroyed by the e-reader. (Of course, the astronomical price of ebooks has helped with that.)

 

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