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Philip Pullman elected President of Society of Authors
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Philip Pullman has been elected as President of the trade union the Society of Authors and will take up his position on August 3rd, succeeding current president P.D. James on her 93rd birthday. James said ‘[N]o one could be better … Continue reading

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Pullman adds voice to Botanic Gardens guide
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His Dark Materials fans who visit Oxford’s Botanic Garden can now enjoy an audio guide from author Phillip Pullman. The Garden has special importance to fans of the series due its role in the heartbreaking conclusion of The Amber Spyglass. … Continue reading

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Philip Pullman’s “Grimm Tales: For Young and Old” set for September 6th publication
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Penguin Classics has confirmed that they will be publishing Pullman’s take on the Grimm fairy tales on the 6th of September this year, with the title Grimm Tales: For Young and Old. A year ago, BTTS¬†exclusively revealed¬†that Philip Pullman’s was … Continue reading

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Pullman attacks library closures
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Phillip Pullman has again voiced his opposition to library closures, this time in a brief column in the Daily Mirror. Pullman’s championing of the role that libraries play in introducing children to reading is again the core of his argument, … Continue reading

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Pullman offers thoughts on E-books
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In light of the recent debate started by Jonathan Franzen’s critique of E-books, Phillip Pullman has commented on his unease with the burgeoning technology. Echoing the core of Franzen’s argument, Pullman is particularly concerned with E-book readers’ reliance on external … Continue reading

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