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Bloomsbury Publishing have released almost all of Russell Hoban's adult novels as e-books for Kindle.

What appears to be an unpublished short story by Russell Hoban is to be included as part of the Exhibition Road Show festival in London this summer.

The fan activity also known as SA4QE celebrates its tenth birthday today, as Russell Hoban readers share their favourite extracts from his books on what would have been his 87th birthday.

A new book for young children, Rosie's Magic Horse, is due for publication later this year. Also, exclusive artwork posted from the forthcoming Soonchild.

Russell Hoban's 1968 classic The Mouse and His Child is to receive a theatrical adaptation in winter 2012-13.

Russell Hoban at the Guardian book club event, 2010 (photo: Richard Cooper)

We are very sad to report that Russell Hoban passed away last night, aged 86.

He was admitted to hospital in his adopted city of London a few weeks ago to have a pacemaker fitted, but complications arose.

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