Bookseller Briefing 9/18 – week ending 2 March

BBC’s ‘Today’ programme partners with Octopus Cassell Illustrated has signed a publishing partnership with BBC Radio 4’s “Today” programme, to publish the programme’s first official book along with two others. The partnership between the Octopus Publishing Group division and the early morning news programme will include three books. The Today Programme Puzzle Book which will publish on 6th…

English – BBC – The ‘Apostrophiser’

    Right – thats it. Sorry…that’s it. The missing or misplaced apostrophe has irritated one Bristol grammar stickler so much that he has set about correcting and cleaning up public signs in the city. He’s anonymous and works in the early hours of the morning. He takes great care, working with specially designed kit,…

Radio – BBC R4 The Legacy of Magna Carta

Magna Carta, 1215 : The British Library Following on from my post of 5 January, BBC R4’s In Our Time – The Legacy of Magna Carta has just finished. Presented by Melvyn Bragg, the four programmes in the series can be found here. It’s unclear how long the episodes will be available for and they may…